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MP was shopping at the Center for Maine Craft’s new location in South Portland and discovered the wonderful work of Jean Fink. The Unity-based fiber artist makes sweet, little dolls using wool from her farm’s sheep.

Love the red hair and rosy cheeks…

CP#2 likes this guy’s cowboy print pajamas… so cute!

In addition to dolls, Jean also makes cotton baby dresses in colorful, geometric prints and coordinating “bloomies” to wear underneath. Don’t you love handmade items like these? They’re so perfect for a shower or new baby gift.

To find Jean’s work, visit the Center for Maine Craft or her Esty shop, Wool Art by the Sea.

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While searching for birthday candles for Cute Potato #2, we discovered the children’s section at Folly 101 in the Old Port. If you’re searching for a special baby gift and don’t want to break the bank, than Folly 101 is the place for you.

You’ll find baby blankets, colorful Trumpette socks, cotton dresses in sizes 12-24 months, classic Maine books like Robert McCloskey’s Blueberries for Sal, picture frames and sweet hand-knits for the nursery.

handknits

And when you’re finished shopping, don’t miss the simple, letterpress cards by the register.

Folly 101, 101 Exchange Street, Portland
773-5227

PS: See more lovely photos of MP’s favorite shop here.

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