Best children’s stocking fillers for Christmas 2014

When parents are finally on top of all the present shopping, the next point on the check list is usually stocking fillers, and we have a fantastic selection of beautiful little gifts that are ideal for stockings. Here are a few of the favourites this year:

Ruby patent shoes and tights set (£47)
Red shoes tend to be extremely popular among girls visiting our shop, and this cute pair is handmade in the UK by shoe maker Nigel Bolton. The shoes come in a pretty gift box with cream tights, making for a truly special stocking filler, which is also ideal for the Christmas season!

Sue Hill tights and patent shoes set

T-bar shoes and bib set (£46)
Boys look adorable in these classic style t-bar baby shoes handmade by shoemaker Nigel Bolton, and to protect the Christmas outfit in style, the set also includes a fun Liberty print cars bib. The set comes in our signature gift box, making it a brilliant present.

T-bar shoes and bib set

Personalised door sign (£29)
For little ones, our personalised door signs make fantastic stocking fillers. The sweet door signs are hand knitted in our own cream merino yarn and hand embroidered with decorative pink and cream roses or little soldiers. The baby’s name is hand embroidered in pink or blue lettering. 

Personalised door sign

BBC films our shop window for celebrity Christmas programme

We had a very exciting Wednesday last week when BBC came to film their programme Christmas of My Lifetime outside our shop.

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BBC was filming our shop window for the programme Christmas of My Lifetime

The show features Len Goodman and four celebrities reminiscing about their childhood Christmases, and our pretty, vintage-style shop window with our handmade children’s clothes was chosen for one of the scenes.

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TV presenter Julia Bradbury was in the scene they filmed, talking about Christmas memories

On the programme, TV presenter Julia Bradbury will remember toys and clothes that she received in the 70s, and she was filmed outside our Tunbridge Wells shop in the historic Pantiles to show the toys and fashion.

We can’t wait to see the programme, which will air at 6pm on Sunday 21 December on BBC1!

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Visit us at Harbour Club Christmas Fair this week

We are very excited to be returning to London this week, and we look forward to welcoming all our customers to our stand at the Harbour Club Chelsea Christmas Fair on Thursday 4 December and Friday 5 December.

Teddy Hooded Baby Jacket Cashmere

The Harbour Club Christmas Fair is a brilliant place to shop for unique presents, and the club is buzzing with stalls lining the corridor outside the restaurant. We will be bringing our collection of beautiful knitwear–hand-knitted pieces in either cashmere or a merino/cashmere blend–our stunning handmade party dresses, stylish winter coats, and selection of winter accessories, such as tights, hats, scarves, mittens and more. To make your Christmas extra special, we will also have our pretty signature lilac gift boxes at hand.

Isabella party dress Sue Hill

Come along to find the perfect Christmas Day outfit for your girls, or some fabulous presents for the little ones on your Christmas shopping list!

Top Christmas gift sets for girls and boys

Sue Hill Oliver Sweater Hat Scarf Gift Box

Liberty print dress with matching cardigan (£134)
Our pretty Liberty print Sophie dress and pink Molly cardigan makes a beautiful Christmas day outfit or stunning Christmas present for any princess. The sweet dress, which has a dropped waist and gathered skirt, is handmade in a classic Liberty print and the cardigan is handknitted in a merino/cashmere blend in dusky pink, blending perfectly with the dress. A gorgeous winter outfit!

Sue Hill Sophie Dress Molly Cardigan Set

Handknitted Oscar sweater with matching hat and scarf (£129)
Our merino/cashmere Oscar sweater, hat and scarf set makes a fantastic Christmas present for any little boy. The snug sweater has double rib on the cuffs, bottom edge and neck, and it is knitted in moss stitch and garter stitch, which creates a stripe effect. The hat and scarf are also handknitted in the same merino/cashmere yarn, and the set is available in both grey and navy.

Sue Hill  Oscar Sweater Hat Scarf Gift Box

Beautiful winter tights available in-store and online

We’ve been waiting for our selection of baby and girl winter tights to arrive, and we’re now excited to announce they’re finally available in our shop and online. This year, we have a selection of six colours–cream, nude beige, pale pink, dusky pink, french navy and dark plum.
 Sue Hill ribbed tights pale pink
The shades go beautifully with all of our Liberty print dresses and our merino cashmere knitwear. Since the colours match the rest of the collection so well, many of our customers choose to add a pair of our ribbed tights in a Christmas gift box to give a complete outfit.
Sue Hill ribbed tights french navy
Some also choose to do little gift boxes with, for example, a hair band and a pair of tights. Top quality tights make excellent additions to Christmas gift sets!
All colours are available in both baby and girls sizes (from 3 months to 8 years)–but these brilliant tights are always very popular, so order now to avoid disappointment!

Sue Hill reveals new baby Christmas gift sets

Take a sneak peek at the Sue Hill Spirit of Christmas stand

The countdown to Christmas has started, and Spirit of Christmas at Olympia London is now open.

We’ve had a busy first day at the show, and we were excited to see visitors even queuing to get in before the opening this morning. The show, which was buzzing all day, has so much to offer to help everyone get ready for Christmas.

Our own stand, which is easy to locate as it’s close to the main entrance, is packed with gorgeous knitwear, adorable baby gifts, sweet shoes, pretty dresses and stylish coats.

Sue Hill stand Spirit of Christmas

On the first day, we’ve had great fun helping customers shop for Christmas presents and baby presents, and there were also many mums who picked out stunning Christmas Day outfits for their little ones today.

Sue Hill stand Spirit of Christmas 2014

We have a good range of sizes available at the stand, and we can’t wait to welcome you all to the stand during the next five days.

Top baby Christmas gifts 2014

As there are just 57 days until Chrismtas, we are gearing up for the holiday season, and we’ve got a range of fantastic Christmas gifts in stock, including adorable gifts for those who are celebrating their very first Christmas in 2014.

Here are some of the top choices for special gifts for baby’s first Christmas:

Jacket, hat and booties (£89)
Our contrast trim jacket is a favourite for keeping baby warm in winter, and the set with jacket and matching hat and booties is a lovely baby Christmas gift. The pieces are hand knitted in cream in a super soft merino cashmere blend with contrast colour edging in pink, blue or grey on each piece and contrast hand-covered buttons on the jacket. For an even more luxurious gift, add the merino cashmere leggings.

Sue Hill contrast trim jacket, hat and booties

Flaphat and mittens (£58)
Our cozy baby set with bumblebee flap hat and mittens makes a cute and practical Christmas gift for baby, and the neutral set, which is hand knitted in a merino cashmere blend, looks fantastic on both boys and girls.

Sue Hill Bumblebee Flaphat and mittens

Duchess cape (£95)
Our stunning cashmere Duchess cape is stunning for special occasions, and it makes a truly unique gift for baby’s first Christmas. The cape is double thickness cashmere with a lacy edge and satin ribbon tie, and it is available in cream or pink.

Sue Hill cashmere baby cape

Visit us at Spirit of Christmas stand G31 next week to see our range of Christmas gifts, knitwear, partywear and more. 

Wrap up for winter in stunning new coats

After waiting for beautiful fabrics to arrive from Portugal and for our fantastic dressmakers to finish sewing, our stylish winter coats have now arrived. This season’s coats come in pretty pink tones, and look adorable on both babies and girls.

Our new Evelyn Coat (from £129) was named after one of our cutest customers who was the first to try this style, and it is handmade in a herringbone wool fabric and trimmed with velvet. The elegant coat, which will be a great buy for the holiday season, comes in sizes 2-3 years to 7-8 years.

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Our Rye Coat, which was introduced last year and is based on a vintage design, comes in two new gorgeous fabrics this season. The Jessica Rye Coat (from £89) has pink and blue tones, giving an overall dusky pink look. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Jemima Rye Coat (from £89) has stronger pink and cream tones with hints of purple. Both coats are available in baby and girls sizes up to 4-5 years.

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Sue Hill launches new party dresses for A/W 2014

As Christmas is fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about what your little ones will wear to all the Christmas receptions and family get-togethers. That’s why we’re very excited to have released a new selection of stunning party dresses this week.

The new handmade Liberty print dresses are perfect for special occasions this season. Choose your favourite dress for your little girl and pair it with our Molly cardigan or Eva gilet. Beautiful party outfits!

Isabella party dress
The Isabella dress is a brilliant choice for girls, as it comes in a lovely new season Liberty print and a fantastic circular skirt. The ultimate party dress!

Isabella party dress Sue Hill

Clara dress
For baby girls, the Clara dress is an excellent choice for Christmas, as it has a beautiful half-circular skirt and 3/4 length arms. Beautiful on little ones!

Clara dress Sue Hill

Visit the dress section on our website for more stunning party dresses!