PickingPoppys

Purses, Bags, Applique - Anything and Everything Fabric

Fayetteville, Arkansas · 163 Sales

PickingPoppys

Purses, Bags, Applique - Anything and Everything Fabric

Fayetteville, Arkansas 163 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Note from shop owner Hi everyone! I am going to be traveling for about a month so I have to close temporarily. I will be back soon! Thanks,
Sandy

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Mar 2, 2016

Hi everyone! I am going to be traveling for about a month so I have to close temporarily. I will be back soon! Thanks,
Sandy

Sandy Hurd

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Sandy Hurd

About

I love working with fabrics to create something practical but also beautiful.

I started sewing by accident because my grandson needed cute clothes and I wasn't having much luck shopping. This was before I discovered Etsy! I love to put fabrics together to make cute appliques for kids and next thing I know I am signed up for a craft fair. I had good response so I decided to branch out a little and started designing purses and bags. I quickly realized that this is my passion and I haven't looked back.
I named my shop Picking Poppys in honor of my Mom. Her nickname was "Poppy" growing up so the misspelling is intentional. She lost her battle with breast cancer seven years ago and I want her name to go on forever. She is sorely missed. She would have loved watching this business grow!

WHAT INSPIRES ME

I get inspired by color and putting colors together to make a purse or bag. I can't wait to get started on another design if I truly love the fabric. I try to be practical at the same time and make something that will last for years and remain beautiful too.

QUALITY

I use great fabric and double and triple sew my seams so that you always get the most from my bags and purses. I am constantly reading and learning new techniques to make them better. I use a Janome MC 6500 sewing machine which I really love.
I make everything in my home which is smoke free and very bright - a great place to work. I turn up the radio and sew up a storm.


THE JOURNEY

I started my Etsy shop in January of 2011 and there have been lots of ups and downs. It started out slow, but I am gaining momentum and it is very exciting! The workshops and information provided by Etsy is great and has been very helpful to me. I love it when I get an email that someone has purchased one of my purses or bags! It is a wonderful feeling to ship them all over the United States and Canada - one went to the United Kingdom!
I don't know where this will lead, but I am having a great time finding out. Stay tuned!

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  • Sandy

    Owner, Designer

    I am a happily married mother of three girls and an amazing two year old grandson. I live in Northwest Arkansas and work out of my home.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 17, 2015
Welcome to Picking Poppys! The name is in honor of my mother who we lost to breast cancer. Poppy was her nickname growing up and I love it!
All of my products are handmade by me in my smoke-free home. I am a mother of three beautiful girls and a grandmother to 4 amazing grandchildren.
I love looking for great fabric and patterns and putting them together to make something beautiful. My products are high quality and I take pride in making sure everything is as close to perfect as I can possibly get it before shipping it to you.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Money Order
  • Other Method
Payment
I accept PayPal as payment or I do process debit or credit cards over the phone and can send you a receipt via email or text immediately.
Money orders are great also and I will accept checks just know that it will have to clear my bank before I can ship your items.
Shipping
I ship via USPS priority mail unless we talk and you and I agree on a price to get it to you quicker. Most of the time the USPS will get it to you within 3-5 days.
Smaller items such as headbands will be shipped 1st class.

Shipping insurance is available at an additional cost (around $2). Let me know if that is how you want to proceed and I will adjust your invoice.

I do not ship internationally at this time.

Picking Poppys will not be held responsible for items lost, stolen or damaged in the shipping process but I will make every precaution to see that it will not happen.
Refunds and Exchanges
All non-custom made items may be returned for a full refund withing the first 14 days if you are not completely satisfied provided that the returned item is in the same condition. My goal is that you will be a long time customer of my shop, so your experience should be excellent.

Custom made orders are not returnable unless there was misrepresentation on my part. I will have many conversations with you and send photos on all custom made orders.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom made orders take approximately 4 weeks to complete unless I have an unexpected difficulty with fabric or clothing purchases.

If you need anything sooner, please convo me and I will do everything possible to make it happen!