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Christmas pillow case - turned up at Kmart eventually

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#1 Tarantara

Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:55 AM

Have had a look in Spotlight, Target and Kmart, but no joy.

Can anyone tell me where I might be able to buy a cheap Christmassy pillow case to use as a toy stocking?

Thanks original.gif

Edited by Jillian_10, 16 December 2012 - 10:13 AM.

#2 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

I bought 2 at Target last week (they were folded in a packet) and I saw some at Best and Less today (they were on hangers out the front).

Hey, your baby was born the day after mine.

Edited by Dylan's Mummy, 07 December 2012 - 12:56 PM.


Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:57 PM

I saw some in Baines the other day, not sure how much they were though.

#4 DS1979

Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:58 PM

I got some from Kmart the other day, they were in the aisle that had all the xmas cards and tags. They had 2 different styles too.

#5 heffalumpsnwoozles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:00 PM

Just buy a normal pillow case then go to Spotlight or similar and get an iron on Christmas themed applique. You can get iron on letters too and put your child's name on there.

#6 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:02 PM

Buy Christmas fabric and just sew one?

#7 Gegemite

Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:08 PM

Yep I've seen them in Kmart too with all the decorations etc. Not in the linen section.

#8 Tarantara

Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

That's cool Dylan's Mummy. We went for a picture with Father Christmas yesterday and I'm pretty sure I heard my son saying he'd like a cord and a power point for Christmas. He already has ALL of his front teeth!

I think I'll go back to Kmart and check out near the gift tags. I looked in the sheets section  ddoh.gif

I have exhausted my extremely limited capacity for craft by having an absurd idea to hand embroider stuffed christmas tree ornaments for all the babies at Mothers Group, and I don't actually have a sewing machine, so the thought of sewing a pillowcase doesn't really appeal.

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#9 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:26 PM

QUOTE (Jillian_10 @ 07/12/2012, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That's cool Dylan's Mummy. We went for a picture with Father Christmas yesterday and I'm pretty sure I heard my son saying he'd like a cord and a power point for Christmas. He already has ALL of his front teeth!

Thanks all original.gif

I think Dylan would like that too as well as a pair of adults shoes or slippers. I found something at a baby shop that goes around a power board to stop bub from playing with the plugs and cords. Dylan just has 1 tooth.

#10 Tarantara

Posted 13 December 2012 - 07:54 PM

Went and had a REALLY good look round Kmart today and no joy. The shop assistant in the christmas paper/ label / decoration section said there hadn't been any in this year at all :/

I've seen a Target one on eBay but nothing in the shop either.

Can anyone tell me a place in Melbourne's northern suburbs where I might have some luck?

#11 Tarantara

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:01 PM

Thanks Cadie original.gif I'm stuck in my 70s childhood and was hoping to get the same kind of thing I had as a kid! He won't notice anything for this year but it would still be nice ... I might try another shopping centre on Sunday morning!

#12 joolz

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:06 PM

Xmas pillowcases are def in Kmart, I bought two myself.
I did see some largish fabric decorated Santa sacks in our local Woolworths Supermarket today - bit bigger than a normal pillowcase. About 7 dollars.

#13 Little Women

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

Kmart Plenty Valley had them with the Christmas things in the aisle before the books.

#14 Tarantara

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:16 PM

QUOTE (Little Women @ 13/12/2012, 10:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Kmart Plenty Valley had them with the Christmas things in the aisle before the books.

That's where I was today  cry1.gif we even spent some time tidying the display and checking behind things as it was all a bit feral.

I suck at shopping!

#15 monkeys mum

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

Im going to Target tomorrow and can have a look for you if you like, im in SA and post for a pillow case should only be a few dollars.

Pm me if you want me to look for you.

#16 JazzyWeasel

Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

Yep bought mine from Kmart last year and pretty sure I saw them again this year because I nearly grabbed another one but then remembered I already bought one last year.

#17 heffalumpsnwoozles

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:06 AM

Saw them in my Woolies yesterday too, but not where you'd expect. They were in the meat section perched on a display behind the ham freezer.  unsure.gif

#18 lizzzard

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:32 AM

Just an idea, but have you checked the regular bedding places at all?
I wonder if they might have some seasonal stock of things like pillow cases...?

Edited by lizzzard, 15 December 2012 - 02:50 AM.

#19 Tarantara

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:13 AM

Thanks, Lizzzard, I did try the manchester places at the local Westfield but they were no good either...

However, since there were so many reports of them in Kmart I went back at the opening time this morning, earlier than usual so nobody else was there, and victory! There they were, on the lowest shelf, stacked like books so I couldn't see the labels.

Thank you everybody, you are all much better shoppers than I!

To cap things off, my lovely boy wasn't terribly keen on being out and about this morning so I bought him a toy with sounds and lights to play with in his pram. Pretty sure thats a violation of the first rule of shopping as a mum - buying the kid a toy to shut em up lol.

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