Here’s a few of my cutest finds from the SCK submissions folder including some exclusive discounts!
If you still haven’t decided on a 2018 calendar, head to Milk and Cookies, who have a foodie desk calendar, plus a donut wall calendar too. The kawaii characters are also available on cards, prints, wall stickers, t-shirts and more.
If you love cosplay and are looking for a new craft project, you need to visit CUT/SEW. They create easy-to-follow sewing patterns for all sizes to help you create your own custom clothing. The cosplay and street fashion patterns include animal kigurumi, maid and schoolgirl uniforms, Lolita dresses and many more, plus accessories like bags and hats. Each pattern comes with a few different variations so you can create something totally unique.
The Magical Menagerie are a set of enamel pins by animator and illustrator Aimee Steinberger. You’ll find lots of cute animals and mythical creatures in her Etsy shop including dinosaurs, sea monsters and pastel mermaids.
Bopyo is a set of kawaii characters that have been developed in Cuteness Quality Control lab with a mission is to share happiness. You’ll find them on clothing, accessories, bags, and jewellery for both kids and adults. Look out for plushies soon too.
And finally, cats! Cogs & Creatures is a shop full of original kawaii character goods by illustrator Consuelo Gonzalez. You’ll find a range of cute plush, enamel pins, prints, lanyards, keychains and more. Look out for the Nekopan – sweet kitty breads available in 5 flavours for just $8 each.
Are you cute shop owner or maker? Why not submit your shop and we might feature you next time!
Updated 2022: Some of these shops are now closed – have a look at Our Favourite Kawaii Artists, Designers & Makers instead.
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and the author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She lives by the seaside in Scotland in a flat full of kawaii, creating cute character goods as Asking For Trouble, working on endless craft projects and playing Nintendo.