Creating Newborn and Baby Everyday Essentials with Offset Warehouse

Charlie Bradley Ross Monday, 1 June 2020

A side hustle or creative business usually comes from a place of experience; noticing that there is a gap in the market, or something you use doesn't quite function as well as it could, or there are more suitable material options available. For this reason we have brought you essential baby and maternity items you can make yourself. It may just be the inspiration required to take your idea to the next level.

In this video, Charlie Bradley Ross takes you through the items she made for herself and soon-to-come baby. Struggling to find certain items in the shop due to the Covid-19 pandemic, or finding the queues made it unrealistic (even online), Charlie raided her fabric offcut box. The beauty of these items is that they can be made from leftovers, and yet also due to their simplicity can pave the way to exploring ethical and sustainable fabrics without much pattern cutting or sewing experience.


In this video you'll learn:

  • Sewing projects you can make yourself at home, or to start a side hustle
  • Suitable fabrics for newborn and maternity products
  • Market research tips

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