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7 Ways to Stop Your Colourful Baby Leggings Fading in the Wash

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7 Ways to Stop Your Colourful Baby Leggings Fading in the Wash

We’ve all been there, haven't we? After a few washes those black leggings have faded to grey. Or your red top looks a little lighter, and more pinky than red. It's not so bad when it's cheaper clothes, or clothes designated for messy play or nursery.  But what about when it happens to your child's favourite leggings? You know, the ones they cry for when they are wet in the washing machine. The ones you saved up for and look so lovely you aren't even sure you want your baby to actually wear them... Perhaps you love brightly coloured baby leggings...

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How to Buy the Right Size from Tutti Frutti Clothing

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How to Buy the Right Size from Tutti Frutti Clothing

Do you love the convenience of buying clothes online, but despair at having to return them when they don’t fit? Perhaps you know you should read the size guides but your child never fits exactly to the size guide so you never know which size to buy anyway. Maybe you love the idea of handmade clothes but worry that they are not the same fit as the high street shops If you have slim children’s, rounder children or children with legs that never fit into the size ‘meant’ for them then this blog post of for you. Can you Guarantee...

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How Many Clothes Do Children Really Need?

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How Many Clothes Do Children Really Need?

Are your kids wardrobes stuffed full of clothes? Do you ever look at the contents of their drawers and wonder if they really need it all? Perhaps you have tried decluttering a la Marie Kondo but still you think your kids have too many clothes? I know that I am guilty of all these things. In the last few months I have cleared out many bin bags stuffed full of outgrown clothes. I’ve given the clothes to charity shops, friends and family with smaller children and sent what is totally worn out to the recycling centre. Yet it still feels...

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What is the Difference Between Oeko Tex and Organic Fabric?

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What is the Difference Between Oeko  Tex and Organic Fabric?

Are you confused by all the information provided by clothing retailers? You know the care label contains lots of useful information but don’t know what it all means? Perhaps you like to buy from small, handmade business but want to know that the fabric they use is safe for your babies and children. You see the product descriptions says “made with oeko tex certified fabric” but you have no idea what that means. Is it a good thing? Is it the same as organic fabric? If you have these questions you are not alone! In this short blog post I...

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Why My Grown Up Leggings Cost Nearly £50

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Why My Grown Up Leggings Cost Nearly £50

Why do I charge nearly £50 for a pair of grown up leggings?  If you have ever wondered how to price handmade items or how sellers come up with their prices this blog post aims to tell you just how and why my leggings cost what they do.

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