Welcome toThe Rowdy Ladybug! I’m Jane Caldwell, and I’ve been sewing fun pretend play costumes and hooded towels since 2011.
I love designing playthings just detailed enough to capture a child’s interest, yet simple enough to encourage lots of imagination. You can read more about my thoughts on making here, including my background as a mom & former biology teacher.
ABOUT MY PRODUCTS:
Everything in the shop is easy care, durable, and washable. (I’m a mom, too– messes happen!) Items are sized to fit preschoolers and young elementary school children (ages 3 through 10, or size 4T through 10/12).
NEW THIS YEAR: If you’ve visited with me before, be sure to check out the NEW 4-in-1 pirate costumes. They’re really fun!
TOWELS & BATH MITT PUPPETS:
generally last more than 7 years, and often outlive children’s interest in bathtime play.
can be custom embroidered, just ask!
have a special feature: removable decorative patches.
Kids can (re)decorate costumes to match their own creative visions.
You can choose patches and colors to personalize your gifts, too.
are more versatile and flexible than you might guess:
superhero capes are easily redesigned for every new adventure.
pirate costumes convert to cowboy, revolutionary, or farmer costumes with just a few tweaks.
are made from intentionally simple costume pieces. They adapt easily to imaginative adventures and make a great foundation for a child’s dress up box.
You can find out more about my products and processes here, as well as how I design items with child safety in mind. Please feel welcome to contact me with any questions. I’d love to help you find the perfect gift!
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