CANBERRA'S SUNDAY BEST
OPEN SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
FROM 10AM - 4PM THROUGHOUT DECEMBER

News

Mother-daughter create divine children’s clothing

4 October, 2011

Old Bus Depot Markets - Tiptoe ThreadsThere’s a lot to be said for mother-daughter teams. And with creating children’s clothing, a mother and daughter team can give you a great mix of the old and the new from two generations, with different skills on hand and two pairs of eyes for spotting original vintage and modern fabrics. That’s the case for new business, Tiptoe Threads, with mother and daughter Gai and Tracey both passionate about creating children’s clothing exclusively designed and handcrafted in Australia.

Having started out creating the clothes back in 2009, the business was officially launched this year at our Kids in the Shed Market back in June. Tracey and Gai select unique, vintage and modern fabrics from around the world and pair them with older techniques such as crocheting to create fun and functional handcrafted pieces that cannot be found in mainstream stores. Plus the fabrics used are kind to little ones’ skin. The current range includes clothing for girls in sizes 00 to six years, and a boys range will be available from November – just in time for Christmas. Tiptoe Threads are at the markets at least once a month, so look out for them on your next visit.

 

What's On

Sun 26

Themed Sunday: Collectable Sunday

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Market news

  • A month of Christmas celebrations in December
    December will be a month of Christmas celebrations set to entice everyone who loves the festive season. This year, Christmas at the Old Bus Depot Markets is on both Saturdays AND Sundays throughout December.
  • Market entertainment: November
    Introduce your eyes and ears to what’s on in November with dance, swing, acoustic guitars, Celtic, acapella, jazz and more.
Read more market news

Our location

Our location

 

Office hours
Tuesday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

Contact
02 6295 3331
PO Box 4183 Kingston ACT 2604

Location

21 Wentworth Ave Kingston ACT 2604

STALLHOLDER AREA
Winner
Australian
Tourism Awards
Hall of fame
Winner
Tourism Retailing
2003-2005 Australian
Tourism Awards
Digital Marketing and Websites Canberra