PocketAlchemy

Comforting things for babies, handcrafted in Canada.

Barrie, Ontario · 18 Sales

PocketAlchemy

Comforting things for babies, handcrafted in Canada.

Barrie, Ontario 18 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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Announcement   Pocket Alchemy makes comforting burp cloths, quilts, play mats and toy/soother straps. These durable, practical pieces made from natural materials and delightful fabric prints are ideal for families from hip to hippy, warming hearts, homes and delicious babies! Each piece is made by hand in Simcoe County, Canada.

Custom orders are welcome! Because there are a couple of little alchemists working around my feet I usually require 1-2 weeks for custom orders. Convo with me and we'll cook something up!

All regular orders ship within 2 business days.

Thank you for visiting the Pocket Alchemy shop.

susan [@] pocketalchemy.ca
pocketalchemy.ca
twitter.com/SusanKendal
facebook.com/PocketAlchemy

Announcement

Pocket Alchemy makes comforting burp cloths, quilts, play mats and toy/soother straps. These durable, practical pieces made from natural materials and delightful fabric prints are ideal for families from hip to hippy, warming hearts, homes and delicious babies! Each piece is made by hand in Simcoe County, Canada.

Custom orders are welcome! Because there are a couple of little alchemists working around my feet I usually require 1-2 weeks for custom orders. Convo with me and we'll cook something up!

All regular orders ship within 2 business days.

Thank you for visiting the Pocket Alchemy shop.

susan [@] pocketalchemy.ca
pocketalchemy.ca
twitter.com/SusanKendal
facebook.com/PocketAlchemy

Susan Kendal

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Susan Kendal

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About

Pocket Alchemy: reach into a pocket, literal or figurative | stir up base ideas and images | emerge with a nugget of art more rich than its parts

I have been making costumes for contemporary dance for many years. I love to sew and have always been a maker, fabric, paper, happy to use what's at hand. When friends started to have babies I started to make and evolve my burping cloths as gifts. I used them and my soother straps with my own babies and figured it was time to share them. Thus the Pocket Alchemy Etsy shop came to be.

I love making useful things that are also beautiful to look at. We spend many long hours with our babies and I think the materials and tools we use should be hearty and charming. I am delighted to be able to share my work on this platform.

As for the company name: Pocket Alchemy was the title of one of my early contemporary dance pieces. I loved the image I've described in my Shop Story headline, the idea that art and practical items arise from imaginings and experimentation, a little faith and a lotta work. This is what creating, performing and witnessing art and craft is to me: a bit of back-alley magic that, even when my own, retains a dust of surprise, an element of the fantastic. Pocket Alchemy it is.

Shop members

  • Susan Kendal

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Artistic Director

    Susan does many things to fulfill her living and curiosity: she is a keen maker and crafter; she choreographs, teaches and costumes contemporary dance and theatre; she works as an editor and arts administrator; she is the mother of two little boys.

Shop policies

Last updated on 26 October, 2014
Welcome to Pocket Alchemy. I make comforting infant quilts and charming felt toys, using natural materials, for moms and babies from hip to hippy.

Thanks for stopping by the shop. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me, Susan Kendal, at susan [!at] pocketalchemy.ca

If you are looking for my felt matryoshka art dolls, they have their own shop now! It's called Matushka Matryoshka by Pocket Alchemy: etsy.com/shop/matushkamatryoskha

www.pocketalchemy.ca

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
If you have any concerns with your Pocket Alchemy purchase, please contact me right away at susan [!at] pocketalchemy.ca.

I will do my best to remedy any issues in a timely manner. Customer satisfaction is priority.
Payment
Pocket Alchemy is happy to accept Paypal payments. You can use the following credit cards via Paypal: Visa, MasterCard, Amex or Discover.
Shipping
The shipping price includes the cost of shipping materials, insurance and postage.

You will receive a confirmation via email once your purchase has been shipped to let you know it's on the way.

All parcels are shipped via Canada Post standard shipping and shipping times are estimates only. If you wish to guarantee a delivery date please contact me to upgrade your shipping method.

If, due to shipping error, your order is lost or damaged, Pocket Alchemy will either replace or refund your order to ensure your full customer satisfaction.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders are welcome! I usually require 1-2 weeks for custom orders (due to small children in the mix). Just convo with me and I'll be delighted to work something out with you.

All regular orders ship within 1-2 business days.

All pieces are handmade in Canada.