Carmen's Profile

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A little about Fullenstar Studio...
http://www.etsy.com/shop/fullenstar
My name is Carmen Halverson, I am a stay at home mom and a fiber artist. I grew up in Fargo, North Dakota but now live in Chicago with my husband and two children.
I became interested in all things fiber about ten years ago when my son was born. I started knitting first and quickly became a “yarn snob” wanting only to handle natural fibers. Knitting was my gateway into felting, I began loose knitting very large pieces and fulling(shrinking) them in my washing machine. As soon as I laid my hands on raw wool fiber, I was hooked.
I felted my first scarf about four years ago and scarves have been my focus since then. I love that scarves are truly wearable art, many of my customers have commented that they are unsure if they should wear them or if they should hang them on a…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 29
  • Joined November 22, 2007

Favorite materials

wool, silk, bamboo

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About

A little about Fullenstar Studio...
http://www.etsy.com/shop/fullenstar
My name is Carmen Halverson, I am a stay at home mom and a fiber artist. I grew up in Fargo, North Dakota but now live in Chicago with my husband and two children.
I became interested in all things fiber about ten years ago when my son was born. I started knitting first and quickly became a “yarn snob” wanting only to handle natural fibers. Knitting was my gateway into felting, I began loose knitting very large pieces and fulling(shrinking) them in my washing machine. As soon as I laid my hands on raw wool fiber, I was hooked.
I felted my first scarf about four years ago and scarves have been my focus since then. I love that scarves are truly wearable art, many of my customers have commented that they are unsure if they should wear them or if they should hang them on a wall.
The natural materials are always my inspiration. I try to use artisan blended wool whenever possible, and I hand dye each piece of silk used in my nuno felted scarves. My tools are simple, I use bubble wrap, environmentally friendly soap, lemon juice, hot water, and hours of physical labor.







CONTACT ME:
If you need to contact me, don't hesitate to click the "contact fullenstar" link. >>>>>>
I promise not to bite;}

PAYMENT INFO:
Paypal- if you have any questions about the process please contact me.
If paypal isn't your cup of tea, let me know and we will work something out=)

SHIPPING:
*U.S. orders- I have upgraded all domestic shipping to USPS Priority Mail (2-3 days) with delivery confirmation.
*Everywhere Else - First Class Mail, sorry no delivery confirmation available.
*Please note - International customers are responsible for any duty and/or customs fees that may be requested upon arrival of your package.
*NEW* Standard shipping to the U.S. is $5 via Priority Mail (2-3 days). No matter how many pieces you order, $5 will be your total charge for shipping.
International shipping is $5.00 via First Class International Post (delivery time varies). No matter how many pieces you order, $5.00 will be your total charge for shipping. (This is a great deal for international shoppers!!)

I know that it is hard to wait for your treasures to arrive, I ship packages Monday through Friday, often the same day.

GIFT PURCHASES:
If you are purchasing an item for a gift I can send the item directly to the lucky recipient, I will also enclose a gift card or tag....there is NO ADDITIONAL COST for this service. Please leave a note in the "message to seller" box during checkout or convo me directly!

RETURNS:
I want you to love your purchase!If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, I will gladly accept the return of your merchandise in its original condition (shipping costs will not be refunded). Please communicate with me within 3 days of delivery, after 3 days sales are final. Sorry - I cannot be responsible for shipping costs on returns.

CUSTOM ORDERS:
Occasionally I am able to do custom work. Feel free to contact me with requests...

BULK DISCOUNT:
I offer a bulk discount of 30% off any purchase of 10 pieces or more. Please contact me for the coupon code.

TRADES:
I am open to offers of trades. Feel free to contact me.

MY STUDIO:
My home is smoke-free and the dog is never allowed to felt=)

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