UshaDesigns

Handcrafted home decor and made in the Bay Area

San Jose, California · 6 Sales

UshaDesigns

Handcrafted home decor and made in the Bay Area

San Jose, California 6 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Usha M

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Note from shop owner Thanks for stopping by! I'm currently updating my shop and web site, and plan to be back online by early June. Stay tuned!

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Last updated on Apr 22, 2017

Thanks for stopping by! I'm currently updating my shop and web site, and plan to be back online by early June. Stay tuned!

Usha M

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Usha M

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Anonymous on Jan 23, 2013

5 out of 5 stars
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Love it!

Anonymous on Jan 23, 2013

5 out of 5 stars
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A wonderful and cozy hat! Made a perfect gift! Thank you.

Anonymous on Jul 20, 2012

5 out of 5 stars
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Love this soft hat & perfect to take off the chill! Order arrived quickly, thanks!

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About

Handmade gifts & accessories to treat yourself and your home

~THE SPARK~
I can't quite remember how old I was when I first picked up a needle and thread. One of my earliest memories is stringing together berries that I collected from a shrub in our front yard. It was before I moved to California, so I was definitely under the age of 5!

~MY SHOP & PHILOSOPHY~
After making gifts for friends and family for many many years (for the holiday season, birthdays, hostess gifts) I decided to "get serious" about my hobby and channel my love for gift-giving into a line of accessories that are fun to give and receive.

~INSPIRATION~
Many of my ideas come seeing an everyday item and the desire to try and make it myself or put my spin on it. Other times, I think of what would be useful and fun for a hostess or for updating one's home decor. And in the past few years, I've become an aunt to some adorable nieces and nephews...which is opening up an entire category of gifts that I want to make for them (they get the prototypes, and final products will make their way into my shop).

~EXPERIMENTS~
Although I am a trained seamstress, I have a love of all crafts and want to try my hand at a lot of things - embroidery, beading, jewelry-making, tatting, crochet....Although these items may not end up in my shop, they may make an appearance in my blog: ushadesigns.com

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  • Usha Mishra

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I'm an avid seamstress, crafter, marketing professional and mom of an energetic toddler. I've been sewing for as long as I can remember, and love making and giving handmade gifts! Photo Credit: http://www.astratakesphotos.com

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Last updated on November 17, 2016
Hi and thanks for stopping by. I've been sewing and doing crafts for as long as I can remember, and in those early days I mostly made clothes for myself and my family. Eventually I branched out into home decor, especially during traditional gift-giving times of year - pillows, candles, holiday decorations, tablecloths, etc. In high school, I got involved with making costumes for our theater department and eventually worked for several professional theater companies while in college and after graduation.

A self-proclaimed fabric hoarder, I find a lot of gratification in upcycling fabrics that can no longer serve their original purpose, and I tend to source home decor fabric samples, swatches, and remnants that would otherwise be destined for the landfill.

I love creating and am constantly learning new crafts and techniques - I've experimented with crochet, tatting, beadwork, needle-felting, embroidery, reverse applique, and jewelry making. Sewing, however, is still my true passion, and I bring quality work and attention to detail in every piece I make.

Feel free to convo me here on Etsy or email me with questions or comments at: hello(at)UshaDesigns(dot)com

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
Payments are accepted via PayPal, credit cards, and Etsy gift cards. California sales tax will be collected at time of purchase for items shipped within California. For purchases shipped within San Jose, current local tax rates will apply.
Shipping
Most items will ship within 3 business days from purchase. Shipping can take up to 7 business days.

All items shipped within the US are sent via USPS Priority Mail. Shipping charges do not include insurance, but this can be added if you would like. Please email me prior to ordering and I will give you instructions for checkout. Additional charges to insure vary based on the price of the item(s). Insurance typically ranges from $2.50-$10.
Refunds and Exchanges
All sales are final. I strive for 100% positive feedback, so please convo me if you encounter any problems. I unfortunately cannot refund shipping charges or PayPal fees, even if an item is damaged or lost during shipping. Purchasing additional shipping insurance covers some of these incidents.
Additional policies and FAQs
CUSTOM ORDERS:
Based on my production schedule, I will occasionally take on custom orders. Please contact me for a quote. These items may take considerably longer to create and ship, as I may need to acquire additional supplies or materials that I don’t already have in stock. I will give an approximate ship date along with my quote price when you contact me. For ALL Custom orders I require a 50% deposit up front through PayPal. Once deposit has been made, custom orders cannot be canceled or changed. Custom orders cannot be returned.