TheRoamingPeddlers

The Roaming Peddlers

Portland, Oregon 3724 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars (916)

TheRoamingPeddlers

The Roaming Peddlers

Portland, Oregon | 3724 Sales

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Krystal and Mark Sharp

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Krystal and Mark Sharp

Announcement    Greetings! Welcome to our shop, where you can co-create a beautiful, handmade toy! Please remember that the items currently listed in our shop are lovingly HANDMADE-TO-ORDER, so please plan ahead! Some handmade-to-order items will take up to 2 weeks to process, sometimes longer! Please plan ahead to receive in time for birthdays, holidays, etc. :)

And please let us know when the birthday is if it's cutting it close! Communication with our customers is very important to us, and we are happy to work with you on ship dates if you give us a heads up!

After the 1-3 week processing time, your item(s) will ship via USPS Priority Mail, which takes 2-3 business days to arrive or First Class Mail, which takes 2-5 business days to arrive.

Add a gift note at checkout and we will add a ribbon around your critter. :)
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Our Magical Forest Friends, Dragons, and Owls can now be found locally at The Fernie Brae, a magickal faerie shoppe. You can also find a small assortment of our critters at The Dragon Herbarium, our herb supplier for most of the herbs that go inside our Magical Forest Friends. Both shops are in Portland, OR, our hometown. :)
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Thank you for your patience while we handcraft your sweet critters with intention and care. Thanks for visiting our shop and please stop in again!

Krystal and Mark

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 16, 2019

Greetings! Welcome to our shop, where you can co-create a beautiful, handmade toy! Please remember that the items currently listed in our shop are lovingly HANDMADE-TO-ORDER, so please plan ahead! Some handmade-to-order items will take up to 2 weeks to process, sometimes longer! Please plan ahead to receive in time for birthdays, holidays, etc. :)

And please let us know when the birthday is if it's cutting it close! Communication with our customers is very important to us, and we are happy to work with you on ship dates if you give us a heads up!

After the 1-3 week processing time, your item(s) will ship via USPS Priority Mail, which takes 2-3 business days to arrive or First Class Mail, which takes 2-5 business days to arrive.

Add a gift note at checkout and we will add a ribbon around your critter. :)
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Our Magical Forest Friends, Dragons, and Owls can now be found locally at The Fernie Brae, a magickal faerie shoppe. You can also find a small assortment of our critters at The Dragon Herbarium, our herb supplier for most of the herbs that go inside our Magical Forest Friends. Both shops are in Portland, OR, our hometown. :)
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Thank you for your patience while we handcraft your sweet critters with intention and care. Thanks for visiting our shop and please stop in again!

Krystal and Mark

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About

It all began with imaginary friends and pretend!

I used to play around the puzzle tree with my sisters when I was small, imagining a beautiful door in the tree, only unlocked by fitting the right piece of tree bark in the correct spot on the trunk. Open the door and behold! A sparkling land of magical unicorns that could grow big so my sisters and I could ride them, or tiny so they could fit into our pockets while in school.

Now I delight in creating little bodies for these wonder-filled unicorn friends, so they can go adventuring with their people!

After years of selling our mythical unicorns, pegasus, ponies, and pegacorns, we have had many customers asking for dragons. Mark designed a dragon pattern that is uniquely our own. This has added a boyish element to our shop, balancing the unicorns and rainbows with some earthy fire.

We started selling fun stuff at a beautiful little Lavender Festival in Hood River Oregon in the summer of 2009, and immediately found great joy in festival life. Our little booth has grown and changed dramatically over the years, but has always remained whimsical, fantastical and fun.

We sell at renaissance faires, pirate festivals, farmer's markets, street fairs, and (our favorites) all the sweet little festivals found in the beautiful pockets of Oregon...lavender fests, garlic fests, blackberry fests and the like.

Etsy started as a winter time after-thought and has turned into an intriguing venue in and of itself. We spend much of our time throughout our week enjoying the process of creating custom critters for awesome handmade-lovin' folks who are a pleasure to work with. We throw in some of our own unique designs as they come, and revel in the fun of it!

Our approach is positive and happy and we love working alongside other Etsians to help the world feel more magical!

We have recently begun collaborating with Kitten Soft Chainmail (https://www.etsy.com/shop/KittensoftChainmail) to accessorize our pegacorns and dragons with CHAINMAILLE ARMOR! High quality, handmade, real armor for your fantastical friend can be made to order for a two-part gift! Check it out. :)

Cheers!

~ Krystal

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Shop members

  • Mark

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    Mark's dad taught him to sew about 10 years ago and he comes from a crafty family. He designed the stuffed dragons we now sell in our Etsy shop.

  • Krystal

    Owner, Creator, Marketer

    Krystal is a green witch and loves working plant magic into the wool unicorns, ponies, and pegacorns. She has been creating these magical allies for over 12 years.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 22, 2017
* We are pretty laid back and go with the flow, so please feel free to convo us with any questions after reading our shop policies. We welcome ideas or feedback!

* Please note: There is a lot of info in the listings, so we encourage you to read them thoroughly! We are happy to answer questions, but if you read the listings carefully your questions may be answered.

* Frequently asked questions can be found under "FAQs" below.

* We are happy to take photos of color combinations of felt or yarn for serious inquiries only! It takes time to set up the lighting, take high quality photos, upload them, crop them, and send them, so please only ask if you are intending to make a purchase.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
All sales are final and non-refundable.
Payment
* We accept PayPal, credit cards, debit cards, and Etsy gift cards.
Shipping
All handmade-to-order items will take a full 2 weeks to process! (Most of our items listed fall within this category.) PLEASE OPEN THE "SHIPPING AND POLICIES" TAB ON THE ITEM YOU ARE LOOKING AT TO FIND OUT EXACTLY WHEN IT WILL SHIP. Please plan ahead to receive in time for birthdays, etc. :)

We no longer offer rush listings! ALL ITEMS WILL TAKE THE FULL 2 WEEKS TO CREATE BEFORE THEY SHIP, so please check your calendar before purchasing. Our shop has become quite busy and we are only 2 people, so we must stick to the 2 week ship dates. Thank you for understanding. :)

After the 2 week processing time, if shipping within the United States, your item(s) will ship via USPS Priority Mail, which takes 2-3 business days to arrive.

After the 2 week processing time, if shipping internationally, your item will ship via First Class International, which normally takes about 2 weeks to arrive.

We are happy to add a birthday note and ribbon at no extra charge! Just leave us a message upon purchasing. :)

Thank you for your patience while we handcraft your sweet critters with intention and care. Thanks for visiting our shop and please stop in again!

Please consider leaving us a review (feedback) here on Etsy when you receive your Etsy review email. It is greatly appreciated! :)
Additional policies and FAQs
* We are pretty laid back and go with the flow, so please feel free to convo us with any questions after reading our shop policies. We welcome ideas or feedback!

* Please note: There is a lot of info in the listings, so we encourage you to read them thoroughly! We are happy to answer questions, but if you read the listings carefully your questions may be answered.

* Frequently asked questions can be found under "FAQs" below.

* We are happy to take photos of color combinations of felt or yarn for serious inquiries only! It takes time to set up the lighting, take high quality photos, upload them, crop them, and send them, so please only ask if you are intending to make a purchase.

FAQs:

Question: Can I get my item sooner than the ship date?

Answer: No. It takes a long time to make quality handcrafted goods and today we are working on orders that came in last week. All orders will take a full 2 weeks to create before shipping. Please understand that this is because we want your item to be high quality and beautifully made, as we are sure you do too!

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Question: Do you do gift wrapping or can I add a birthday note?

Answer: We do not gift wrap our items, though they are loosely wrapped in sparkly tissue paper and we can add a bow around the belly if requested, free of charge. We are happy to add a small birthday (or other) note to gift orders and leave out the invoice upon request. Please let us know in your "Note to Seller" upon purchase.

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Question: My kids' Eco Felt dragon (or unicorn, pegacorn, etc.) is getting "pilly" because he carries it around with him wherever he goes! Is there any way to clean up the little fabric "pills" that ball up on the felt?

Answer: Eco Felt can get somewhat "pilly" after a time of much handling. You can keep your child's felt friend looking crisp and new by shaving off the little "pills" with a razor from time to time, avoiding embroidered or appliqued areas and the eyes.

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Question: Do you make custom stuffed toys? I was wondering if you could create a cat (or ladybug, or giraffe, etc., etc.)?

Answer: We are a pretty busy shop and happy to create custom orders of any of the critters we already sell ~ dragons, unicorns, pegacorns, pegasus, or ponies. Unfortunately, we don't have the time to create new patterns, even though it would be great fun if we did!

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Question: Do you sell wholesale?

Answer: We do sell wholesale between January 1st and September 30th only. We will give merchants a 20% discount on five items or more. This is the lowest price we are able to offer, as our handmade critters take much time to create and we strive to keep them affordable for our customers.