Babycricket

Baby Cricket

California, United States · 1035 Sales

Babycricket

Baby Cricket

California, United States 1035 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Welcome to Baby Cricket! I am taking Halloween orders until October 1, so if you want slippers or claw gloves, get your order in today or tomorrow. I will stay open but will deactivate my made to order costume listings to keep my sanity. Right now, my lead time 'til shipping is about 2 weeks. If you need something by a specific day, please let me know. Thank you all so much for your support, and have a happy day!

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Last updated on Sep 29, 2016

Welcome to Baby Cricket! I am taking Halloween orders until October 1, so if you want slippers or claw gloves, get your order in today or tomorrow. I will stay open but will deactivate my made to order costume listings to keep my sanity. Right now, my lead time 'til shipping is about 2 weeks. If you need something by a specific day, please let me know. Thank you all so much for your support, and have a happy day!

Eileen Renger Kundin

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Eileen Renger Kundin

Costume Fox Tail - Cinnamon with Black Tip
US$28.00
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Introducing Mr. Raccoon.

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"And now," cried Max, "Let the wild rumpus start!"
Today marks my 1000th Etsy order! Thank you all for your support. My store will be in vacation mode for a few weeks while I catch up on orders and create some new items. I'm thinking mini mountain pillow and perhaps bacon and egg pillows.

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About

Adventures in fuzzy fabric...

Baby Cricket began toward the end of 2010 as a necessary outlet for my creative energies. I began making soft sole baby shoes after hopelessly searching for cozy, soft, flexible shoes for my little boy so he could feel the ground while learning to walk. Things progressed slowly at first as they often will here on Etsy while one figures out the system. Then I got the notion that my son needed wolf slippers like Max in his favorite book “Where the Wild Things Are.” I made a pair and listed them on a whim. From that point on I am delighted to be barely able to keep up with the demand for monster slippers in all sizes from tiny newborn to big adult feet. I find inspiration in the joy children have for play and their ability to pretend. I want to make things that help everyone find their inner joy and playful side.
Last year we moved from the San Francisco Bay Area to Mount Shasta, in Northern CA. We now have an acre for our 6 year old to play on, and a fantastic small community full of amazing people to enjoy. This last summer I took some time off sewing to build a tree house for my boy (well.. that is the story.. it really is for me) It will likely show up in photos as soon as the snow melts.
My days usually are spent happily in that constant juggle between the needs of my family and Baby Cricket. My sweet husband puts up with the fluff that inevitably drifts down the hall after I work with fuzzy monster slipper fabric, and my little boy is constantly “helping” me reorganize my thread drawer amongst other things. I feel so lucky to be able to stay home with him to watch him grow and explore, and am so grateful to the Etsy world for giving me this gift.

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  • Eileen Renger Kundin

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Photographer, Dreamer

    I get so much inspiration from watching children play. I love seeing the worlds they create and the tools they use to create them. Hopefully my designs will bring a little more joy to everyone's world, real or imaginary.

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Last updated on Apr 4, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Sizing details

For slippers I use standard US sizes, but can easily convert from European sizing if that is easier for you. You can always send me a foot measurement from tip of toe to back of heel.

Care instructions

All of my items are washable. Care instructions will be included in the packaging, but here is a basic overview: Slippers, gloves, and things made from minky or fleece.... wash with like colors on normal cycle, dry on medium or low. Silver cloud pillows... wash cool dryer on low or no heat. Hot dryer will destroy silver side of clouds. Faux fur tails... wash normal, dryer on low or no heat. Hot dryer will melt fur a bit. Not pretty.

Sizing details

For slippers I use standard US sizing but can easily convert from European sizes. If you are in doubt, you can always measure your foot in inches or cm and send me that. Measure from the tip of your longest toe to the back of your heel.

Gift wrapping and packaging

If this item is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, I am happy to include a card with a message from you. Just let me know what you want it to say. Also please let me know if there is a date you need it to arrive by.