One of the things MP loves most about shopping fairs and festivals is the wonderful, creative people she meets. Over the summer, she had the chance to chat with two talented women—Molly Perry of Go Babe Slings and Lauren Watkinson, owner of Bird & Bear Boutique.
Molly and Lauren joined forces after meeting at church. Their use of bright, bold fabrics for teething rings (Lauren) and baby clothing (Molly), along with other beautiful items for babies, perfectly complement one another. The two decided to share a booth at the Yarmouth Clam Festival, and now do markets together whenever they can.
Molly, who started sewing as a child, started Go Babe Slings out of necessity—creating colorful and comfortable baby slings for her own children. Later, she began designing nursery décor and clothing.
Similarly, Lauren, who co-owned a custom, wedding stationery company for 8 years, began Bird & Bear Boutique after her twins were born. In addition to teething rings, Lauren also creates stylish prints and mobiles for the nursery, and burp cloths for little ones.