Pillows, cushions and cosies from Clever Elsie

Devizes, United Kingdom · 7 Sales


Pillows, cushions and cosies from Clever Elsie

Devizes, United Kingdom 7 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Bev Smith


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Ella Hoskin

Ella Hoskin on Sep 21, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

I needed this quickly and Clever Elsie was amazingly accommodating in helping, getting it shipped really quickly to me the next day. Communication was excellent. I love the bag and get loads of compliments on it, thank you!

Anonymous on Jun 18, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

I received this today and was overwhelmed with how beautiful and well made this Tea Cosy was. I would highly recommend this vendor to anyone interested in purchasing from them.

Anonymous on Sep 27, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

A stunning tea cozy! We absolutely love it!!! This made a really great fathers day gift for the tea lover of the house. It makes such a beautiful centrepiece on the coffee table when we have visitors. Functional too - keeps the tea lovely and warm for ages. It was great to find an elegant tea cozy that was also suitable for a boy. Very well made and worth every cent! Thank you so much!!!

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Clever Elsie - possibly the most eccentric tea-cosies in the world.

I started from an idea to get back to crafting things after my son and daughter flew the nest. I have a background in textile design and also have a penchant for afternoon tea (no tea-bags!), so I put the two together, let my imagination run riot and started making eccentric and, I hope, very beautiful tea-cosies.
They went down a storm in a Contemporary craft Fair last Christmas and I expanded into cushions.

I'm Clever Elsie because I thought my wares were reminiscent of things you might find in fairy stories - and Clever Elsie is one of the tales of the Brothers Grimm. Elsie is a bit of a retro name too - so the whole thing seemed to fit.

I love getting sales. Every one of them excites me and I enjoy the communications I have with customers too. My things have now found homes all over the globe from the U.S.A to Australia, Canada and Scandinavia. Not to mention closer to home.

There's more about me and more pics on my website:

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  • Bev Smith

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I'm a mum with flown children in Devizes, Wiltshire, England and I make all the items for my Clever Elsie shop. I sell here on Etsy and in craft markets in the U.K. This is me in my workshop armed with two favourite cosies!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 11, 2012
Welcome to my Etsy shop - Clever Elsie.
Everything from Clever Elsie is hand-made with great care and pride. I am a textile artist and I enjoy creating beautiful things which are also useful - and just a bit witty. I use recycled fabrics to recast them into new roles. I love the serendipity of the search for materials, the fun of design and the pleasure in the finished item.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
I accept Payment through Paypal .

If you email me first (and you have time to wait for your cheque to clear) I will also accept personal cheques from the U.K.
I send my items by First Class mail in the U.K. and International orders should arrive within 10 days. But the Royal Mail does not guarantee this - so neither can I. I will always ship to the Paypal address unless asked to do otherwise. If there is any doubt about the correct address I will email you to ask. There is no tracking or of any items. UK deliveries will be sent recorded delivery. I will aim to post to you within 48 hours of receipt of payment - and if I can't do this for any reason I will certainly let you know. All customs fees are payable by the buyer - so please, if you are buying internationally, check how much you may need to pay your end. If you need your item super quick- email me and I will let you know what extra cost is implied in the upgraded delivery I can arrange.
Refunds and Exchanges
I am only happy if you are happy with your purchase so I will accept returns if you notify me within 7 days of the delivery confirmation of your order. I will refund your payment - (not including postage costs) within two weeks of the return of the goods. Before returning goods please email me to let me know why you wish to have a refund. All returned items must of course be unused and in mint condition (unless transit damage is the reason for your return).
Additional policies and FAQs
Clever Elsie is always interested in commissions so please ask if you would like a bespoke item. If you would like to know more about Clever Elsie, please email and ask. You can also ask to go on my mailing list.