ChariotsAfire

Lovingly Handmade by Jackie Wood

San Jose, California · 2537 Sales

ChariotsAfire

Lovingly Handmade by Jackie Wood

San Jose, California 2537 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Thanks for visiting the shop! I am currently taking an extended leave from my job here to spend some time as a stay-at-home-mom with my young kids. I so appreciate you all allowing me this time away for my family and I look forward to reopening and building more into the shop sometime in the future!

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Welcome to Chariots Afire, a shop full of lovingly handmade sewn items for your pet, your home, your wife, your husband, your child, your best friend and yourself! My name is Jackie, and I make everything you see here myself. If you have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to ask. Take a look around!

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Last updated on May 10, 2018

Thanks for visiting the shop! I am currently taking an extended leave from my job here to spend some time as a stay-at-home-mom with my young kids. I so appreciate you all allowing me this time away for my family and I look forward to reopening and building more into the shop sometime in the future!

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Welcome to Chariots Afire, a shop full of lovingly handmade sewn items for your pet, your home, your wife, your husband, your child, your best friend and yourself! My name is Jackie, and I make everything you see here myself. If you have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to ask. Take a look around!

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About

A girl living out her dream.

My name is Jackie Wood, and I am truly living out my dream as the sole owner, designer and maker for Chariots Afire. I finished a Bachelor of Arts in Apparel Design from Seattle Pacific University in 2011, but I have been sewing for as long as I can remember. I make everything myself in my home office, and shoot as much as I can inside or right outside our apartment. Etsy lets me spend more time doing what I love and gives me a way to meet people all over the world. Customers always know where to find me and we're able to connect at any time, which is a huge blessing.

I started a business called "Designs by Jackie Ahrens" in 2004, selling handmade purses and clothes at local markets and craft fairs in San Jose, CA. In 2008 I made the move to Seattle, WA and took the business online, renaming it Chariots Afire. I had just discovered Etsy, and it was the perfect time to give it a shot. I photographed everything I had on hand and listed it, crossing my fingers that someone might come across my shop and find it interesting.

Thousands of sales later, I'm so glad I took a chance with Etsy! I am now able to run Chariots Afire full-time, which truly is a lifelong dream. I have been so blessed by the community Etsy has let me be a part of. I love the relationships I have with my customers and with fellow sellers all over the world! Etsy has not only expanded my business but also my world, and it is such a privilege to be a part of this community.

My husband, Stephen, my two kids, and my cats, Charlie & Theo, all play a huge role in Chariots Afire's success. Not only do I receive support & inspiration from them all, but also great photography help from my husband and adorable modeling & cuddles from my children and cats. I'm so grateful to have them to share this experience with!

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Last updated on Oct 1, 2016
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Delivery Estimates with the United States

Delivery Estimates via USPS (add Processing Time of individual items)

Within the US
First Class: 2-10 Business Days
Priority Mail: 1-3 Business Days
Priority Mail Express: Overnight scheduled delivery to most locations

The above is to give you a better sense of when your package may arrive, though these times are not guaranteed. Please contact me before purchase if you have a tight deadline.

Delivery Estimates for International Orders

Delivery Estimates via USPS (add Processing Time of individual items)

International
First-Class Mail International: 1-4 Weeks
Priority Mail International: 6-10 Business Days
Priority Mail Express International: 3-5 Business Days

The above is to give you a better sense of when your package may arrive, though these times are not guaranteed. Please contact me before purchase if you have a tight deadline.

Please be aware that VAT or CUSTOMS CHARGES may apply upon receipt of your order, these fees are set by your government and are the responsibility of the buyer. For more information, please contact your local customs office or postal service.

October 1 2016 - Jan 8 2017 Temporary Shop Closure

The shop is temporarily October 1 2016 through Jan 8 2017. Any orders placed before then have been shipped.

My husband and I are happily expecting our first child November 3rd, and we are lucky enough to be able to take an extended family leave from our jobs to help welcome our new son into the family. I'll be returning with the same stock in January, along with new things to add to the shop as well. I so appreciate you all allowing me this time away for my family and I look forward to reopening and building more into the shop come the new year!