Bento Bunny Bag Sewing Tutorial

Even though we are hopping at the shop making hundreds of cotton face masks we still found time for a brand new Hippo Hug Creative! . With Easter just around the corner it’s time to stitch all things bunnies. This is a quick to stitch project perfect for holding everything from books to toys and…

Mini Yoda Sewing Tutorial

One of the most delightful parts of working with so many talented people is seeing the inventive ideas they have. These projects are what inspired us to take our sewing show on the road, volunteering to teach families at Ronald McDonald House how to make pillowcases and Christmas stockings. However, since we can’t do that…

Size Matters

Don’t Waste the Weight

One of the questions we get most often from customers is,”Can you make my weighted blanket cover my double/queen/king size bed?” We understand that people want blankets to cover the entire bed, but a weighted blanket is an unique item designed specifically with your sleep needs in mind. Weighted Blankets, unlike regular bedding, work best…

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2017 Celebration Contest

We’ve got lots to celebrate here at Hippo Hug. We moved into a manufacturing and storefront space December 2016 and it has meant we can really amp up production. As a result we have already reached 500 orders this year and are very close to 1500 all time orders! We love our customers and want…

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Weighted Blanket Tips

Weighted Blanket Tips for Finding What’s Right For You or Your Loved One I often get the question, “What weight is right for me?” This is a challenging one to answer because weight can very much be a personal preference and while one person with anxiety might like a weighted blanket that is at their…

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We’re Turning 5!

Hippo Hug is officially 5 years old and we are having a party to celebrate! Hippo Hug is hosting a holiday theme party at Springfree Trampoline in Calgary. There will be Santa and a professional photographer; plus facepainting and balloon animals and of course yummy snacks. Come and enjoy the trampolines and check out our…