AlorasAdorables

🌷Vintage Textiles ~ Custom Chenille Quilts & More🌷

11229 Sales

AlorasAdorables

🌷Vintage Textiles ~ Custom Chenille Quilts & More🌷

11229 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(6151)

Announcement   🌷WELCOME HOME TROOPS! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!
🌷All vintage fabrics are "gently used", "new (unused) old stock"; new fabrics are not marked "vintage".
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QUILTER'S GUIDE: How many squares do you get from typical listings:
18x24 = 12 6-inch squares 12x24 = 8 6-inch squares 24x24 = 16 6-inch squares
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♥♥ Please leave feedback as the feedback system is your assurance you are getting great service and value. If your experience is not 5-star, please give me the opportunity to make it right if I can.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 7, 2017

🌷WELCOME HOME TROOPS! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!
🌷All vintage fabrics are "gently used", "new (unused) old stock"; new fabrics are not marked "vintage".
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
QUILTER'S GUIDE: How many squares do you get from typical listings:
18x24 = 12 6-inch squares 12x24 = 8 6-inch squares 24x24 = 16 6-inch squares
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
♥♥ Please leave feedback as the feedback system is your assurance you are getting great service and value. If your experience is not 5-star, please give me the opportunity to make it right if I can.

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About

Welcome to Alora's Adorables!

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME ~
❁ I have a heart full of gratitude for all the wonderful customers who have contributed to AlorasAdorables' success on Etsy! Serving so many beautifully talented artisans has been fun and getting to know what shoppers of vintage want in textiles has helped Aloras' evolve daily.
❁ I am a collector, supplier, quilter and enthusiast of vintage chenille and other vintage textiles, but I do not claim to be an expert. I am always open to learning if you have something to share.
❁ I most often do the actual work of AlorasAdorables myself ~ resourcing, designing and sewing. I also stock and supply high quality vintage chenille and other fabrics for quilters, sewers, and crafters.
❁ I especially enjoy working with vintage cotton chenille ~ for me it inspires memories of my mother and a gentler time in history. Chenille represents "home" ~ it invites cozy comfort, total relaxation, is adaptable to all decor and offers a romantic touch of "lived in", shabby cottage chic.
❁ I love to talk, teach and write and some of my listings contain whimsical, heartfelt, "flowery" descriptions that express my passion for chenille. I take the liberty to express this passion in my listings because I have a love for chenille. I believe to those of us who love it, vintage chenille sells itself.
❁ I love projects that bring someone comfort ~ quilts for toddler beds, decorating baby's nursery, comforting the wheelchair bound and elderly, gift-giving or a pretty coverlet to toss over the arm of a favorite reading chair.
❁ Artistic expression is essential to nurturing my soul ~ music, sewing, quilting, painting, landscaping and gardening are among things that bring me joy.
❁ I never, ever get bored with sewing! When a project gets a little tedious I find yet another fabric that inspires me to finish the project I'm on so I can create something new ~ hence the saying… "so many fabrics, so little time"!
❁ Attention to little details is a hallmark of my heirloom creations. I believe my customers want handmade quilts of vintage chenille that reflect their uniqueness so I do not duplicate designs. Quality fabrics and skill in craftsmanship are paramount to me.
❁ I was born, raised and educated in California. As an adult I've lived in and traveled to many countries and the artful impressions made on my creativity from those cultural experiences are often interwoven into my designs. Whether walking through a forest, hiking a mountain or strolling a sandy shore, I deeply love nature and depend on it to clear my mind before designing and sewing.
❁ I've spent much of the last seven years battling cancer and am cancer free as I write this. Before that I was a typical type A personality, more rock than roll. Cancer has taught me how to go with the flow and just let life happen.
❁ <*)))>< My faith is primary in my life and my goal is to operate my business with Christian principles to the best of my ability, taking it one day at a time. Though I love vintage treasures, the first love in my life is Jesus Christ ~ I am thankful for the blessings of his grace, love and forgiveness of my many imperfections. Redemption through him is my greatest treasure ~ to know my sins and transgressions are completely forgiven and I can be a vessel for his love is a gift I could never have earned and for which I am eternally grateful ~ I give him all the glory.
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(¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´ ¸¸.•¨¯`•. BE KIND AND KEEP A GRATEFUL HEART ~ JUDY

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  • AlorasAdorables

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    I am a joyful sewer, collector and enthusiast of vintage textiles. I resource vintage fabrics for resale and re-purposing to crafters, quilters and seamstresses. You will find my own creations for sale alongside fabrics for others to create with.

Shop policies

Last updated on January 17, 2017
♥♥ TODAY'S ADORABLE TREASURES ♥ TOMORROW'S BELOVED HEIRLOOMS

♥♥♥♥♥A WARM WELCOME HOME TO OUR TROOPS♥♥♥♥♥
★★★★★THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE★★★★★

Shopping for fabric should be fun and hopefully your shopping experience will be one of joy and relaxation. Your satisfaction with your purchase depends on information to make decisions so listings fully disclose the vintage condition of all fabrics listed to avoid disappointing you.

All vintage fabrics in AlorasAdorables are gently used unless posted "new old stock". Part of the charm of repurposed vintage is each piece has a history and gently used fabrics will reflect this, as a result all sales are final.

Many of your questions will be answered in these published policies, please take the time to read them as they go into detail to provide you necessary information to make a informed purchasing decision. If you can't find the information you desire, please send a convo with your questions. Convos are usually checked daily and will be answered as soon as possible.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
Payment
METHODS OF PAYMENT

- AlorasAdorables accepts PayPal, Major credit cards (Direct Checkout and Gift Certificates on request only).
- If you do not see the option for Direct checkout on your checkout page it is because you must convo the store before your purchase so that option can be turned on for you to use in your checkout page.
- Shop accepts USPS money orders or American Express money orders, no personal checks. This is a slow process because we must wait to ship an order until the money order has been fully processed by the bank and that can take up to 10 business days. If you wish to pay by money order, please contact shop first.

LAYAWAYS

Layaways are available for bedspreads only. The terms are nonrefundable 25% down, maximum term is 60 days. No cancellations or returns and all sales are final.
Shipping
GENERAL SHIPPING INFORMATION

- Each year, sometimes more often, the U.S. Postal Service raises their shipping rates and so does the shop.
- All postal rates in all shop listings are approximate estimates based upon weight, value, distance, insurance and/or delivery confirmation. Your actual rate may be less or slightly more.
- USPS Priority or Ground is the shop preferred method of shipping unless you request another method. If another method is selected, the rate will exceed USPS rates and you will be invoiced for the additional cost.
- All domestic orders are hand-carried to a U.S. Postal Service for mailing and a certificate of mailing is obtained. Rates paid are USPS Retail.
- All domestic orders of $100 or with any one dimension exceeding 12 inches or more are shipped USPS Priority Insured, signature confirmation required.
- All international orders weighing .45 kilograms or 1 pound or considered by the post office to be a "large package" with any dimension in excess of 12 inches and are sent Priority International Insured with receipt.
- If your purchase will safely fit into a USPS flat-rate Priority box, that method will be used.
- All new customer's first order will be shipped signature confirmation required.
- Postal rates for all listings include packaging costs.
- All orders are triple checked for accuracy, shipped promptly and wrapped securely for transit.
- If a refund is due for excess shipping, it is refunded in whole dollars to your method of payment.

COMBINED SHIPPING

~ All orders placed on the same day are combined for shipping.
~ If you purchase more than one item in an order you are charged for the heaviest item full charge and each additional item purchased is charged at a discounted rate. You can find this discounted rate in the second column of the listing shipping prices. They are estimates only. If you have overpaid, a refund will be made to your payment method.
- Shipping prices are obtained from the latest USPS publication.
- Every order is sent with a delivery confirmation tracking number that becomes a part of your purchase history with Etsy and/or PayPal. You will be notified via e-mail of the tracking number.
- Please add new addresses to your shipping profile with Etsy and/or PayPal prior to placing the order for accuracy.

DELIVERY TIME
~ ALORASADORABLES MAILS ORDERS BY THE "SHIP BY" DATE ON YOUR RECEIPT. In some circumstances this date may change and you will be notified by convo if there is a delay.
- You will know your purchase has shipped once you receive a notification of tracking.
- Please be sure your account has the correct shipping address information.
- Once your purchase is mailed the delivery time totally depends on USPS, FedEx or UPS.

INSURING YOUR PURCHASE
~ If insurance is not required for your purchase but you want to add it to your invoice, please notify the shop before your purchase, otherwise you will have to be invoiced separately for the insurance cost.
- AlorasAdorables does not accept responsibility for loss or damage to any purchase.
- The post office examines all packages prior to delivery and if the package is damaged they will make a note of the damage. Filing and collecting a refund on an insured purchase claim does not involve the shop and is between the customer and the U.S. Post Office. Please notify the shop if there is a problem in delivery. Be sure to keep all packaging for postal inspection, you may be required to provide photographs. If your item arrives with obvious damage to the package take a photo of the damage for your claim.

DOMESTIC U.S. SHIPPING
- Prices for shipping are taken directly from the USPS publication showing the newest rates. Prices are estimated in listings for coast to coast delivery and may be less to your location.
- If a refund is due for excess shipping, it is refunded in whole dollars to your method of payment.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

- All international orders are hand-carried to a U.S. Postal Service for mailing and a certificate of mailing is obtained. Rates paid are USPS Retail.
~ The USPS publishes a restricted country list. Shops are prevented from shipping to any country where safe delivery cannot be guaranteed or any country where an ongoing conflict interferes with safe mail delivery.
- Convo before purchasing to inquire if your country is on the USPS restricted list.
- All international orders weighing .45 kilograms or 1 pound or considered by the post office to be a "large package" with any dimension in excess of 12 inches are sent Priority International Insured with return receipt.
- Every effort is made to assure your purchases will arrive safely. If you do not choose to purchase insurance the store is not responsible for loss, damage or theft.
- Please check to make sure your purchase is approved by your country's customs laws. Returns are not accepted and refunds are not offered on orders that are confiscated by your country's customs officials.
- Customs Forms and Duty/Use Tax: All customs forms will be filled out with the actual purchase price and product information in compliance with U.S. and international laws.
Refunds and Exchanges
All vintage fabrics in AlorasAdorables are gently used and can be expected to show light wear issues including but not limited to gentle fading. All obvios wear issues will noted in the listing. In the case of an error in the listing by the shop, a refund will be made after you return the fabric. Please notify shop first and return within 3 days of delivery.
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM REQUESTS FOR FABRICS
- When making a custom request for fabric detail the fabric, pattern, color, size, quantity and copy the listing IP address over into your convo, if possible. This information is necessary to answer a request.
- Custom orders for fabric squares are not accepted.
- Fabric sizes in a listing are the minimum size you will receive and in most cases fabric is cut at least 1/2" larger than dimensions listed.

CUSTOM ORDERS
- Special requests for upgrades and/or embellishment are not included in the base price quoted in the sample listings.
- All designs are AlorasAdorables intellectual property. No permission is given or implied for shop designs to be copied.
- Some vintage chenille is more expensive than others because they are hard-to-find, rare and quickly disappearing from the vintage market so some of the fabrics may not be available.
- AlorasAdorables does not discount for multiple custom orders or sell wholesale.
- Each quilt is designed specifically for the individual customer and will not be duplicated.
- Please read the entire listing description and shop policies.
- By making your down payment, you indicate agreement with all policies and the design plan as outlined in our communication record.
- All communication is to take place on Etsy in the form of convos (no telephone or e-mail), and will be a permanent record.
- Custom orders are booked 4-6 weeks in advance or by availability, often longer during holidays.
- Cancellation after cutting fabrics or other construction has begun will forfeit all monies and supplies. Hours of labor have gone into preparation and the down payment will only cover part of the costs so no refunds, exchanges or credits for future services or products are given under any circumstance.

IMPORTANT: Certification and testing by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) are utilized in manufacturing but are prohibitively expensive for the individual quilter. No custom order quilt made by AlorasAdorables is certified by CPSIA. We are required by law to notify purchasers of this. You alone are responsible for how you choose to use this quilt and by purchasing and ordering, acknowledge agreement with these policies and release AlorasAdorables and owner(s) from any liability.

COLORS AND PHOTOGRAPHY
~ It is impossible to show the "exact" color on all monitors because resolutions differ between monitors.

Every effort has been made to publish shop policies and guidelines that address all contingencies. AlorasAdorables' shop and policies were implemented with the professional guidance of a business advisor, attorney and other paid and unpaid advisors. This advice was used in preparing published policies and every detail of shop preparation and maintenance in accordance with those guidelines provided by Etsy. Ongoing professional guidance periodically and routinely address issues as they arise.

REFUSAL OF SERVICE
~ AlorasAdorables appreciates courteous, pleasant customers and you will be treated cordially with respect and dignity in return. In the event of a problem, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who behaves unreasonably, causes unnecessary conflict or gives reason to believe a transaction will not go smoothly.
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE
We comply with the spirit of Etsy and respect the intellectual property of others. In regard to Copyright and Fair Use, AlorasAdorables does not give permission to use, fraudulently use, display, copy or share any intellectual property whether printed/published in any aspect of the Etsy store, sent by email or any other means; any content or wording in sections of the store including descriptions; photos; About pages; Policies, and all other written content in the store in compliance with Intellectual Property Law. Using this information to falsely portray, impersonate or misrepresent or defame is considered a misappropriation of intellectual property and Right of Privacy. This includes action to upload, download, post, email, transmit, store or otherwise make available any content in a unlawful, harassing, threatening, harmful, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, abusive, violent, obscene, vulgar, invasive, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive or otherwise objectionable manner. Infringement can lead to legal remedies to collect statutory damages.

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Last updated on Sep 23, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Do you refund excess shipping?

Yes. Each fabric cut weighs differently so shipping is estimated. You are refunded everything over shipping and handling costs. I refund in whole dollars.

Do you take custom orders?

I love to fulfill customer's wishes for their custom quilt. Please convo me at lease 4 weeks ahead of your desired delivery date. Also, please read shop policies for custom orders.

Do you accept returns?

Only when we have made an error in your order and only for the fabric being returned or exchanged. You can find more information on the shop policies page.

Do you make quilting kits of your designs?

I do not sell copy kits of my designs. All sold designs shown in listings are one-of-a-kind custom made and are shown only as an example of my work.