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Seahorse and Fish Dress with Pockets for Women and Plus Sizes

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Seahorse and Fish Dress with Pockets for Women and Plus Sizes

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Cotton jersey Dress with Empire Waist, liquitex acrylic paints, freehand, paint brushes, paint mediums, water
  • Made to order
  • Favorited by: 9 people
  • Gift message available
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Returns and exchanges accepted
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Description

Colorful fish, seahorse, turtle, dolphin and other creatures are hand painted by Deborah Willard on this easy-to-wear 100% cotton empire-waist dress with pockets! Sleeveless style and loose, comfy fit make this the perfect casual dress for summer.
Individually hand painted front and back by artist Deborah Willard (formerly Deborah Designs, St. John, USVI), in Winston-Salem NC.
All designs are painted freehand, without patterns or stencils, using artists-quality acrylic paints.
Painting is permanent, will not wash off or peel off, will not stain or discolor other items in wash.
Machine wash and dry.. Chlorine bleach may be used on white garments without affecting the painted design.
As with most cotton garments, some shrinkage may occur. Use cold water and line dry to minimize shrinkage.
Each dress is painted one at a time; designs will vary somewhat from what is shown here in photos. All designs include a seahorse, turtle, and colorful fish; some may include dolphin, crab, starfish or jellyfish. Please specify preferences in comments space.

Important size notes: these dresses run BIG. And the larger sizes are pretty long. Please let me know whether to stop the design several inches from the bottom to allow for hemming.
Colorful fish, seahorse, turtle, dolphin and other creatures are hand painted by Deborah Willard on this easy-to-wear 100% cotton empire-waist dress with pockets! Sleeveless style and loose, comfy fit make this the perfect casual dress for summer.
Individually hand painted front and back by artist Deborah Willard (formerly Deborah Designs, St. John, USVI), in Winston-Salem NC.
All designs are painted freehand, without patterns or stencils, using artists-quality acrylic paints.
Painting is permanent, will not wash off or peel off, will not stain or discolor other items in wash.
Machine wash and dry.. Chlorine bleach may be used on white garments without affecting the painted design.
As with most cotton garments, some shrinkage may occur. Use cold water and line dry to minimize shrinkage.
Each dress is painted one at a time; designs will vary somewhat from what is shown here in photos. All designs include a seahorse, turtle, and colorful fish; some may include dolphin, crab, starfish or jellyfish. Please specify preferences in comments space.

Important size notes: these dresses run BIG. And the larger sizes are pretty long. Please let me know whether to stop the design several inches from the bottom to allow for hemming.

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

FAQs

Hand Painted Garments: Turn inside out, and machine or hand wash according to garment manufacturer's recommendations. Hand painted design will not wash out or fade onto other items in the wash. Bleach may be used as needed -- it will not affect the painted portion of the design. Tumble dry low-to-medium heat or line dry.

Headwear: Hand washing recommended.

Heat-Printed Items: Turn inside out and machine wash, delicate cycle. Remove promptly. Do not soak. Tumble dry low or medium heat.
Custom orders are encouraged! I don't always have a design already painted in a whole range of sizes. My designs are all created freehand and may vary somewhat from what is shown in photos. If you like a particular design motif visible in the photo, please send me your preference(s) in a conversation message.

Extra charge may apply, depending on the complexity of the requested design.

Personalization is available too, usually at no extra charge.
Manufacturers' size ranges vary. There is no uniform standard, unfortunately. I can furnish measurements upon request. I can also advise whether an item is preshrunk or not.

Unless otherwise specified, sizes quoted are unisex. If you are unsure of what size to order, let me know how you like your clothing to fit: close fit, roomy, etc.,so that I can make a recommendation based on whether the style in particular runs large or small.

In the case of dresses: if you plan to shorten the item, let me know so that I can adjust the painted design accordingly.

If you don't see your size listed, please send a convo message. I may be able to order what you need.
Gift wrapping is available at extra charge. Personalized gift cards are also available.
Wholesale orders are accepted. Please send convo message or email for pricing.
Got lots of grandchildren to order for? If you are ordering several items with similar designs, please contact me for discount pricing.
If you have a specific color palette request,let me know. Extra charge may apply.

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