MadebyPade

Made by Pade

Norfolk, Virginia On Etsy since 2015

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MadebyPade

Made by Pade

Norfolk, Virginia | 62 Sales

Announcement    I am so excited to be able to bring my handmade goods to you! I love making useful products that are also beautiful. In the past, I have made things only for my friends and family, but I am now branching out and hoping that a wider audience will enjoy my creations. Thanks for shopping!

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Last updated on Nov 28, 2016

I am so excited to be able to bring my handmade goods to you! I love making useful products that are also beautiful. In the past, I have made things only for my friends and family, but I am now branching out and hoping that a wider audience will enjoy my creations. Thanks for shopping!

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    About MadebyPade

    Sales 62
    On Etsy since 2015

    It's so much fun to craft and create!

    Hi! My name is Patty R, and there is a story behind the name "Made by Pade." The name comes from a nickname I accrued in college - one of my roommates had a younger sister who was in first grade and wrote her a really cute letter. It read, "Howdy dude Torri (My roommate)! Hows life at the aprtmt (apartment) and how is it with Vike (Vicki - other roommate) and Pade (me!)?" To my college friends, I have been "Pade" (rhymes with "made") ever since. So, when I started my Etsy site, this seemed the perfect name!

    I have loved creating things for as long as I can remember. My parents taught me to sew when I was very young, and I spent some time making counted cross-stitch and other hand-stitched items. My crafting went dormant for a while in high school, but in college I took up knitting and also hand-sewed my first quilt! (Still have it - it's a bit of a mess, but has lots of sentimental value.)

    In more recent years, I have made clothes for my children, sewn baby carriers (a life-saver! Any of you with young children who have never used a carrier of any kind should look into it), made more "adult" quilts, and made purses for myself and as gifts for friends and family. I have also recently taught myself to crochet, which is great fun, since I can do it any time and any place!

    On my site, you will find a collection of purses, zipper pouches, hand crocheted shawls and scarves as well as several other hand-crafted items. I hope you enjoy checking them out, and feel free to message me with any questions!

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    • Patty R

      Owner, Creator, Designer

      Hi! I am a wife and mother to two wonderful children who keep me on my toes. I also work as a clinical psychologist while the kids are in school. My sewing time is my sanity-saver. I like to create useful things that are also attractive!

    Shop policies

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    Last updated on Sep 28, 2016
    Frequently asked questions
    Custom and personalized orders

    I do accept requests for custom orders, but cannot fulfill them at all times. I have a day job that becomes time-intensive at times. Please be understanding if I am unable to fulfill your request. Also please note that I charge an extra fee of between $3.00 and $10.00 to complete a custom order. The amount depends on the complexity of the item requested.

    Gift wrapping and packaging

    At this time, I do not provide gift wrapping on any items.

    Care instructions

    - All bags should be spot -cleaned only.
    - Cozies can be machine-washed, cold, on delicate (preferably in a lingerie bag), and air-dried
    - Headbands can be machine-washed, cold, on delicate (preferably in a lingerie bag), and air-dried
    - Shawls and scarves should be hand-washed in cold water and laid flat to dry.
    - Hats can be machine washed, cold, on delicate (preferably in a lingerie bag) and air-dried.

    Mailing multiple items

    If you are ordering multiple items, I will send them together whenever possible, which should result in savings on postage. Once I know what the total shipping cost is, I will refund you the difference,

    Delivery Time for Custom Orders

    The estimated shipping times noted in my general store policies do NOT apply to Custom Orders. Obviously, I will need time to make the product before shipping! I will communicate with you throughout the construction process so that you will know when to expect your item. I will do my best to work quickly and get your item to you as quickly as possible!