Unique embroideries to fit your décor and lifestyle.

Peoria, Illinois · 903 Sales


Unique embroideries to fit your décor and lifestyle.

Peoria, Illinois 903 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars

Announcement   Wise Olde Owl is still working on new embroidery offerings. Check back later.


Last updated on Apr 22, 2018

Wise Olde Owl is still working on new embroidery offerings. Check back later.

Christy Parr

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Christy Parr


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars

apetry2 on Oct 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I had already purchased this little autumnal/Halloween-y pillow last year, and I loved it so much that I bought three more for relatives for this coming Halloween. Great purchase!

Mark Hoffman

Mark Hoffman on Jul 28, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome seller! A+ for communication and product design! The patch was perfectly created and looks outstanding!

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Finally, the stitched version is finished! The butterfly and flourishes turned out absolutely beautiful and complement the lovely script typeface.


The Wise Olde Owl: Daydream to Reality.

With my background in art and computers, e-commerce, graphic design and computerized embroidery machines, I launched Irish Lane Designs, the original name of my business. My dream was to create embroidered sayings for all occasions.

Starting out with a single needle embroidery machine, then upgrading to two six needle machines, the business grew until equipment now includes a ten needle machine, six needle machine, single needle machine and one industrial sewing machine (not counting all the sewing machines I use for pillows). In addition to thousands of designs and fonts, stockpiles of designer fabrics and linens, a myriad of softwares, my supplies, my work area has exploded to use four rooms of our country home.

A lover of inspirational sayings, I enjoy coming up with ideas for my embroideries. Many are created for customers' special requests. Initially, my work was only sold at shows. After Etsy offered a venue for artists and craftsmen, I knew I had to sign on.

To the best of my knowledge, there is no one else producing embroideries like mine. Besides selling on Etsy, I also supply embroidered Irish sayings to a wholesaler of Irish items and also customers from my days of setting up at shows. My designs are frameable and nearly all fit standard frames. I love what I do.

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  • Christy Parr

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Responsible For Everything.

    Educator. Graphic Design. Marketing. Living good life in the country with husband and kitties. Pursuing art and craft from glass fusing to jewelry and mixed media and recently bought large kiln for ceramics. Life is good!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 30, 2017
Words are a meaningful part of our lives. Find inspiration here for yourself and others. And, if you have a special saying or quotation, I'll be happy to create a custom design for you.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Upon on arrival of your order, if you are unsatisfied with the quality of the embroidery or it was damaged during shipping, contact me immediately via convo, email, or phone (309) 267-0798 regarding refund, replacement or return.
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Your embroidery is created after your order is placed. NOTE: Your item takes time to complete and to arrive at your location. From time of order to arrival at your location may take 2-3 weeks. Please let me know in comments at checkout if your order a faster delivery.

If your item needs to be rushed, or shipped by USPS Express mail overnight, contact me immediately by email or convo or cell at (309) 267-0798. USPS Express overnight costs about $22.00 based on USA location.

Unframed embroideries ship by USPS priority mail which takes 2-3 business days in transit. Framed items ship via USPS, too. For international shipping, if not listed, convo me for additional shipping charges.

If your shipment is damaged during shipping or you are dissatisfied with the quality or an error has been made, contact me immediately so a refund can be issued or a replacement can be made.

NOTE: The Wise Olde Owl is not responsible for shipping delays by shipper, post office or clearance procedure outside the USA. All taxes, custom, duties fees or levies charged at point of entry to the buyer’s country are buyer’s responsibility.
Additional policies and FAQs
All embroidery designs are the exclusive property of Wise Olde Owl. Copyright 2017. Some images are licensed to Wise Olde Owl. Other images were digitzed by Wise Olde Owl. No designs are to be reproduced without permission from Wise Olde Owl.