LittleLeafBoutique

Recycled wool Longies, Soakers with wool interlock OOAK

California, United States · 147 Sales

LittleLeafBoutique

Recycled wool Longies, Soakers with wool interlock OOAK

California, United States 147 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Last updated on July 8, 2011
I am a cloth diapering mama to a smiley toddler boy who inspires me every day. I LOVE making cute recycled wool clothing and cloth diaper covers for babies and toddlers. I pick high quality materials that I just love to touch and squish over and over again as the creativity sparks in my head. I hope your baby enjoys wearing these pieces as much as I've enjoyed creating and making them.

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We appreciate payment at the time of purchase, or within 2 days (48 hours) of purchase. Items that are not paid for within 2 days (48 hours) will be canceled. Thank you for understanding!
Shipping
Purchases within the USA will be shipped on the same day whenever possible, or within 2 business days. Canadian purchases will be shipped within 3 business days. Items will be packaged either in a plastic envelope (polymailer) or with a plastic bag inside, so it is somewhat waterproof, but most likely will not be able to withstand being left in a torrential downpour!

I am currently shipping to US, Canada, and European Union addresses. I always ship to the address listed in PAYPAL, so please check to make sure you indicate the correct shipping address when you checkout through Paypal.

US packages will be shipped First Class (<=13 oz) or Parcel Post (>13oz ), with delivery confirmation. International packages will be shipped First Class international (no tracking). All packages over $40 value (not including shipping charges) will be insured. If you would like to upgrade to Priority Mail, please convo me prior to purchase.

June 2011 CANADA POSTAL STRIKE: Due to the Canada Post strike, please be aware that packages may take longer than usual to arrive.
Refunds and Exchanges
If there are errors in the item, I would be happy to correct them and ship them back to you free of charge. You must contact me within 10 days of receiving the item.

If you feel any item was grossly mis-represented in the listing and/or photos, please contact me about a potential refund within 10 days of receiving the item. Please note that I can only refund an item that is unused. I will only issue refunds if the item was truly misrepresented, and only after the item is received by me. Unfortunately, I cannot issue refunds on custom orders. Thank you for understanding!
Additional policies and FAQs
SIZING:
I always recommend using a tape measure to measure your child for fit. A lot depends on what diaper you use underneath (bulkier diapers will require more rise). Additionally, because each item I make is one of a kind, some will run bigger and others will run smaller. In general, stretchier materials will fit for a longer period of time. But as a general guideline for average sizes for relatively stretchy materials (improved October 2010):
NB: 0-3 months
Small: 3-9 months
Medium: 9-18 months
Medium-Long: 15+ months (for a longer skinny build)
Large: 17 months+ (for a more average/stocky build)
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Wool (or cashmere, angora) as a Cloth Diaper Cover:

Wool is a natural and breathable material. It keeps you cool in summer, and warm in the winter. It also has wonderful anti-bacterial properties, and stays smelling fresh after many uses as a cloth diaper cover. How does it do this? Wool absorbs an oil called lanolin, which reacts with urine to create a soap. As long as the diaper cover doesn't get dirty, you only need to wash about once every ~2-4 weeks. We have easily gone over a month without washing, but a lot depends on how wet the diaper gets underneath the wool, and how many covers you have in rotation.

How to wash and lanolize wool:
TO WASH:
1. soak the woolie in tepid or warm water. Make sure it is fully wet.
2. Add wool wash (or use a wool wash bar and suds it in your hands, pressing the suds into the wool). You can spot clean with the wool wash bar as well.
3. Soak 15 minutes, then squeeze out the water, roll in a towel (or spin out in washer), lay flat to dry.

Now, you don't have to lanolize every time you wash. But, I tend to lanolize when I wash, since the wool is already wet!

TO LANOLIZE:
1. Turn your woolie inside-out. Soak your woolie in tepid water. Make sure it absorbs water completely.
2. In a separate container, take a dab of 100% pure lanolin, dissolved in hot water with a drop of baby shampoo (or Eucalan). Dissolve it really well (mix or shake), then add this to a basin where your wool item is soaking.
3. Soak for 15-30 minutes. Squeeze out the water, roll in a towel (or spin in the washer) and lay flat to dry.
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ALLERGEN INFORMATION
We are a smoke-free cat-friendly household. Although the cats are not allowed in the sewing room, I cannot guarantee the items to be completely free of cat allergens. I lint-roll the items to remove any possible hairs or lint (often times, angora sweaters can shed some fibers), but at the end of the day, I'm only human!