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JessaLu's Shop Announcement

**ALL BAGS ARE NOW LISTED AT SHOP.STITCHEDBYJESSALU.COM Thank you!**

Gift Certificates - if you purchased a gift certificate through this shop, it IS transferable to my Big Cartel Shop. Just sent me a note through my Contact Me at Big Cartel or Convo me here.

**Here is a great gift idea: The next round of the Mad Geek Tour yarn/fiber+bag club is open for sign-ups! Go here for more details: http://bit.ly/TDMkYG This next round is Doctor Who themed and will have a bag made from exclusive fabric that will not be available in my shop (or anywhere else) for 6 months after the bag ships! There is a gift card option on the sign up page!

Hello! Welcome to Stitched by JessaLu - Thank you so much for visiting my shop! I have so much to tell you, please expand to see all!

**Before you send a convo asking me about a print, please check my shop: shop.stitchedbyjessalu.com. Thank you!**

I recently began offering Jane Austen themed bags which were featured in the Dry Goods section of the Fall 2012 edition of Jane Austen Knits by Interweave Press - I have a screenshot up in my Ravelry group here: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/stitched-by-jessalu/2315262/1-25

Home of the ORIGINAL bucket bag! Often imitated but never duplicated. ;o)

You can read a tutorial on the original usage of this bag here: http://www.jessaluknits.com/2010/05/24/a-bucket-bag-a-cd-spindle-and-4-oz-of-singles/ they've since morphed into a knitting bag as well as spinning!

If there is a specific print you are looking for, please convo me! If you see a print in the shop that you'd like in a bucket, spindle, or large bag, let me know and I'll see what I can do! Thank you!

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All hand-sewn items are made by me (yes, I am a one-woman operation - my mom irons for me once a week but that's the only help I have!) on a c1936 Model 15-91 Singer sewing machine in a smoke-less and cat-less home (but not dog-less, though she's little and isn't allowed in the sewing room).

You can see pictures of my sewing machine here: http://www.jessaluknits.com/2009/03/20/ecf-12/ My machine isn't fancy, it doesn't have the ability to do a lockstitch edge but she's a workhorse and I love her. She does the job while my fancy new Singer sits in the closet, not working.

I am MORE THAN HAPPY to do custom orders! If you see two fabrics on two different bags in the shop that you think will make a lovely bag for yourself or if you have a general color/print idea kicking around and would like to design your own SbJL bag please don't hesitate to contact me! (please note that custom requests are for fabric only - I cannot take requests for custom bag designs at this time and if I do not have the fabric in stock this will add significantly to the delivery estimate)

**All bags are machine washable!!**

**ALL READY TO SHIP BAGS ARE IN THE 'READY TO SHIP' SECTION OF THE SHOP ONLY** Anything ordered from that section will go out next business day (same day if ordered before 11am EST).

If you have a question about shipping times, please check my shop policies. Thank you!

You can read about my knitting, spinning and sewing at my blog: http://www.jessaluknits.com

I'm also on Twitter as StitchedbyJessa (and Ravelry, as JessaLu too!). I post shop updates to Twitter so if you follow me you'll get a heads up with a shop announcement!

I also have a mailing list for shop announcements: http://eepurl.com/bLAaz

**NEW!** There is now a FaceBook fan page for SbJL! You can find it here:

http://www.facebook.com/StitchedbyJessaLu

Thanks for looking! Please take a moment to review my policies if you have questions! https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/JessaLu/policies

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If you're interested in seeing what others think of my bags, here are some links to online reviews:

Full review (inside and out) by Wendy of Knit1HeartToo: http://blip.tv/knit1hearttoo/episode-86-not-in-vegas-baby-6432246

http://zeneedle.typepad.com/zeneedle_process_of_art/2009/04/running-mode.html

http://woundtootight.blogspot.com/2009/05/goodies-and-badies.html

(if you have posted a review of my bags, please let me know! I love to hear what my customers think of their purchases!)

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***Massachusetts Shoppers - Paypal will add 6.25% tax to your purchase (not including shipping) If you are sending a money order, please add it yourself, thanks!***

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