LizzieGracesCloset12

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Ruth Montino

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Ruth Montino

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A shared appreciation for all things handcrafted

As twins, we have learned how to share everything--from the time we were babies! We shared toys, bedrooms, clothes, etc. Perhaps our earlier shared childhood experiences led to our similar deep appreciation and passion for all things handcrafted.

We both have our particular strengths. One of us has focused more on making quilts and knitted or crocheted items (Ruth), and the other on sewn goods, most often for babies or small children (Rose). Our interests in particular types of craftiness may change over time or during any week! Some days we like to embroider, other times cross stitch, but we have always feel the need to be creating some handmade good.

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  • Rose Stauter/Ruth Montino

    Owner, Maker

    We are twin sisters who share a love of all things homemade and crafty: from knitted items, embroidered and crocheted goods to lovely machine and/or hand-sewn items like aprons and handbags.

  • Ruth Montino

    Owner

    I enjoy sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting. The shop is truly a reflection of those interests.

Shop policies

Last updated on January 8, 2015
Welcome to our shop! We (Rose and and Ruth) are excited about this new opportunity to share our enthusiasm for quality fabric and yarns crafted into well-constructed products for wear serving customers from babyhood to adulthood.As twins, we are additionally enthused about living near one another for the first time in 20 years since Rose relocated to our hometown area six months ago. We decided to share our common passion for needlework (knitting/crochet) by embarking on this business venture together.

Many hours of our childhood were spent in fabric shops and in our mother's huge sunny sewing room, exploring her vast stash of fabric. We witnessed firsthand the creation of beautiful clothing tailor-made just for us. We remember vividly one such creation: matching full-length purple velvet winter coats lined with white fur cuffs and white fur-lined hoods. We felt like princesses in these coats.

Rose's 11 year old daughter, for whom this shop has been named, has inherited this fondness for sewing and a discerning eye for picking out quality fabric and yarn. She's quite dismissive of the large-chain retail store fabrics but loves to wander through the local quilt shops and yarns shops. Some of the designers we appreciate are Lila Tueller, AnnaMaria Horner, Amy Butler, Heather Bailey, and Robert Kauffman. My daughter Lizzie happens to have Down Syndrome. As she gets older, it becomes increasingly difficult to find clothes that fit her body appropriately. Our intention is to create beautiful, well-made clothes that look nice and stylish rather than just making do with store-bought, ill-fitting apparel.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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Payment
We will accept PayPal, money orders and e-checks. PayPal payment is due within 24 hours of purchase. If payment is not made within 5 business days after order, the order will be cancelled and the item re-listed. Please make sure your etsy and paypal address are updated. Please convo us if there is a possible delay in payment and you need to make special arrangements.
Shipping
Ready to ship items generally will be mailed out the same or next business day after payment is made. We will offer shipping Monday thru Friday with some Saturdays possible also. All customer orders in the U.S. will be shipped via U.S. Postal Service - 1st Class or Priority Mail. If you need a particular item rushed, we will certainly ship it Express or Overnight for an additional cost. We recommend purchasing insurance. Please let me know in Note to Seller and we will add insurance as a cost to the buyer. We are not responsible for lost or damaged items.
International orders: We cannot guarantee postal delivery times on international shipments. For international customers, there could be a 4 to 5 week turnaround time. We cannot make special arrangements on international orders because we can't guarantee when the items will be arriving due to custom or post office policies. We also can't be responsible for tracking items shipped internationally and items lost in transit. Please note that international orders do not include a tracking number.
If you are purchasing a gift and would like it sent to a different address, please let us know. Please let us know what wording you would like to include on the card in package.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are dissatisfied in any way, please convo us before leaving feedback, and we will do our best to remedy the problem. Customers must contact us within 2 days if item is not satisfactory. The item must be in original, unworn condition. It cannot be stained, soiled, washed or torn. Those items will not be refunded. The buyer must reship the unused item within 1-3 days after conversation with the seller regarding the item. The buyer will be responsible to pay return shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
Our items are created in a smoke and pet-free environment. Customer satisfactions is very important to us. The best way to preserve the quality of our product is to machine wash cold, perferrably gentle or handwash cycle, and lay flat to dry, or if dryer is used, tumble dry low. For knitted/crocheted items, please refer to specific care instructions on a item for item basis. If you have additional questions, pleast don't hesitate to contact us.
We would be happy to make a custom item. Just convo us with details such as measurements, colors, fabric choices. Custom orders, however, are not returnable.