This hand crafted Koala toy is a wonderful toy for children and also is an amazing gift idea.
Handmade in Australia from up cycled blanket materials
Measurement: length 29 cm
1 in stock
LHAKPA CHONDON “Having my own business and seeing my toys next to all the other designers makes them look good and I feel proud”
Lhakpa escaped from Tibet by walking to India in 1995. There she had the opportunity of education. When she finished her schooling in 1998 Lhakpa worked for a tailor. She worked there for 8 years and learn to sew women and children’s clothes.
In 2004, Lhakpa married Lobsang Sherpa an ex-political prisioner, also from Tibet. In 2009 they had the opportunity of coming to Australia as refugees.
“ I was first inspired to use my skills and start making toys by Madeleine from Do Re Me, who asked me to make toys for her shop. Sewing toys makes me happy…”