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IndustrialWhimsy

Unique Handmade Gifts

Houston, Texas · 774 Sales

IndustrialWhimsy

Unique Handmade Gifts

Houston, Texas 774 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(127)

Shop owner

Ester

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Announcement   Check out the Stocking Stuffer section for gifts $10 and under! Happy Holidays and happy shopping! :)

Find unique, handmade gifts here! There's something for every one and every budget. Hand knit scarves and wraps, coffee cozies, bookmarks and unique jewelry to gift or keep!

A great gift has two qualities: it's handmade and unique! I do not use a knitting machine in my knit items, it's my own two hands and a pair of needles. I use my vintage 1960s sewing machine to make the fabric items. The items in my shop are made in small batches by me.

Industrial Whimsy always has something new and unique. Here you will find special hand made gifts for your loved ones and yourself!

Industrial Whimsy also offers original knitting patterns for beginners and experts alike.

If you like something you see, I suggest you snatch it up right away because I only make one or two of each to make sure you have a truly unique gift! I am always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration and the items in the shop change all the time. Come back often to see what I've been up to! :)

Please favorite any items that catch your eye and add Industrial Whimsy to your list of favorite shops so you can see when I add new items. :)

Ways to Pay ~ Debit / Credit card, PayPal, or you can redeem Etsy gift cards at Industrial Whimsy!

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Twitter: @indust_whimsy
Instagram: IndustrialWhimsy
Pinterest: pinterest.com/esterpuente
Find me on Craftsy under PurlingPuente
Find me on Ravelry under PurlingPuente

New to Etsy? Here's a helpful link for first time buyers! http://www. etsy.com/help/article/339

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Last updated on Dec 2, 2016

Check out the Stocking Stuffer section for gifts $10 and under! Happy Holidays and happy shopping! :)

Find unique, handmade gifts here! There's something for every one and every budget. Hand knit scarves and wraps, coffee cozies, bookmarks and unique jewelry to gift or keep!

A great gift has two qualities: it's handmade and unique! I do not use a knitting machine in my knit items, it's my own two hands and a pair of needles. I use my vintage 1960s sewing machine to make the fabric items. The items in my shop are made in small batches by me.

Industrial Whimsy always has something new and unique. Here you will find special hand made gifts for your loved ones and yourself!

Industrial Whimsy also offers original knitting patterns for beginners and experts alike.

If you like something you see, I suggest you snatch it up right away because I only make one or two of each to make sure you have a truly unique gift! I am always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration and the items in the shop change all the time. Come back often to see what I've been up to! :)

Please favorite any items that catch your eye and add Industrial Whimsy to your list of favorite shops so you can see when I add new items. :)

Ways to Pay ~ Debit / Credit card, PayPal, or you can redeem Etsy gift cards at Industrial Whimsy!

************************

Facebook: www.facebook.com/IndustrialWhimsy
Twitter: @indust_whimsy
Instagram: IndustrialWhimsy
Pinterest: pinterest.com/esterpuente
Find me on Craftsy under PurlingPuente
Find me on Ravelry under PurlingPuente

New to Etsy? Here's a helpful link for first time buyers! http://www. etsy.com/help/article/339

Ester

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5 out of 5 stars
(127)
Pamela Vizdos

Pamela Vizdos on Oct 4, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful - large - and lovely handwritten note included. Will definitely purchase again!

devereux66

devereux66 on Sep 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Very nice shawl. It is knitted beautifully. Fast shipping too! Thanks for offering it.

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I love the idea of the Linen Ruler Bracelet being given to costume designers and quilters and knitters and builders and crafters of all kinds! heart_eyes IndustrialWhimsy.net
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Now through December 12, we’re giving first-time Etsy buyers a $10 credit toward a future purchase when they spend $50 in one Etsy shop!
There's a new Stocking Stuffer section in the shop! Nothing over $10 smiley So stock up on small gifts to have on hand for friends, their kids, and that one person you always forget smilechristmas_treegift
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About

Create. Give. Repeat.

Industrial Whimsy expresses my love of functional beauty and simple design. I only create pieces that I would love to wear myself or give as a gift to a loved one. They are pieces that transcend age or trend. My grandmother and aunts look just as fabulous as my friends and family in these timeless looks.

I believe everyone should have lovely handmade items. At an affordable price Industrial Whimsy provides pieces that will last you through countless seasons and fashion trends. You will always look good and your money will always be well spent.

The summer of 2005 I was introduced to knitting and since then I have been enchanted by yarn, needles and the ability to take one long string and turn it into something wearable, beautiful and fun!

Putting together whimsical jewelry is my way of creating something that has almost instant results. Knitting takes time and the process is slow although rewarding. Jewelry has that instant gratification that we all need sometimes. :) Plus it's fun to find different elements and put them all together to create a unique piece that you won't find at the mall.

I do my work from the living room of our small apartment. I have my knitting chair that I found at an antique store and there I sit passing loops from one needle to the next. I create jewelry at the kitchen table.

I am inspired by classic styles and industrial colors. Anything that is simple in its beauty like brick or stone or wood. And then there is something inside of me that is drawn to the little touches of lace or a small bright pop of color that turn a simple piece into a perfect one.

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  • Ester Puente

    Owner, Creator, Curator

    Ester has a love for simple design and functional beauty. Self-taught knitter, curator of found objects and constant crafter, Ester sees Industrial Whimsy as an opportunity to expand her creativity and reflect her love of all things crafty.

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Last updated on Apr 5, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Care instructions

When purchasing a hand knit items, it is possible that ends will come loose. Don't worry, your item is NOT falling apart. Simply tuck the ends back under the stitches or snip them with a pair of scissors. I weave in the ends of each of my items to make sure that they will not come so loose as to create a problem for your piece. If for some reason you are having trouble with a loose end please contact me. Whatever you do, DON'T PULL the thread! You'll either create an unsightly pucker or begin to unravel your item.

Custom and personalized orders

Globe necklaces are one of a kind and cannot be reproduced. I make several batches per year and each one is unique so that you are able to own something that no one else does. If you'd like to know when I add new Globe necklaces to the shop please let me know and I'd be happy to send you an email when there is a fresh batch available. If you are looking for a specific area of the world to highlight let me know!