Needlework Supplies and Patterns

Toronto, Ontario

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Carmie Ruscica Nunes

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Carmie Ruscica Nunes


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5 out of 5 stars

About SticksandPins

Sales 301
On Etsy since 2012

Mothers and Daughters

I have always been attracted to pretty things. I love fabric, the feel of it and all the beautiful colours it comes in. My mother was and still is a wonderful seamstress. As a small child I would sit beside her and cut and sew all the little scraps that would fall off the table. Her embroidery, amazing! I still have a few small organza dresses that she sewed for me that have embroidered ducks and flowers. I still have my very first hoop that my grandmother sent to me from Italy, my mother would have all her embroidery threads and hoops sent to her from Italy.
So that's how I caught the sewing bug.
I added knitting to the mix when I was about 8 years old. Being Italian I was always around women who were sewing, knitting, crocheting and it was real easy for me to just pick up needles and get a quick lesson. I would knit small blankets for my dolls and eventually learned how to knit tiny sweaters and skirts for them as well.
Fabric, yarn, thread and of course books, lots of books are my life staple and I know I could never live without them.

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  • Carmie


    I love making things and have ever since I was a little girl. Sewing and knitting are my first loves. It was my friends that actually pushed me to start selling. I currently supply my local yarn shop with all my project bags.

Shop policies

Last updated on 23 September, 2017

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
No refunds or cancellations on custom orders.
I accept PayPal, or credit card payment through Etsy's Direct Checkout.
I also accept Etsy Gift Cards.
Items ship frm Toronto, Ontario, Canada, by Canada Post, Monday through Friday. Orders placed after noon EST on Fridays, and through the weekend ship on Mondays.
Please check that your address is current.

Delivery to Canada and the U.S. is 7-14 business days on average. Occasionally, delivery may take longer, especially around holidays.

I mail to the U.S. by Light Packet or Small Packet. This is the most economical rate, but it has no tracking. If you wish to upgrade to shipping with tracking, please write a message during check-out, and I will send you a quote for the (significantly) extra cost.

I cannot be held responsible for delays at the border or practices of your local postal service. Any customs import duties or taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you would like to order more than the quantity available, please send me a message so I can check availability. I will do my very best to fill your order.

Wholesale pricing - please send me a message.