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Gossamer Wings

Martinez, California · 122 Sales

ailesdiaphanes

Gossamer Wings

Martinez, California 122 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(42)

Announcement   Welcome to my shop. I make heirloom clothing with beautiful natural fibers and designs that harken back to a by gone era, with a few european touches. Most of my items are one of a kind unless otherwise stated. I'm open to special orders and would be happy to work with you. All pieces are handmade by only me, and I make sure all items are sewn with great care. Hope you enjoy taking a look at my pieces!

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 11, 2015

Welcome to my shop. I make heirloom clothing with beautiful natural fibers and designs that harken back to a by gone era, with a few european touches. Most of my items are one of a kind unless otherwise stated. I'm open to special orders and would be happy to work with you. All pieces are handmade by only me, and I make sure all items are sewn with great care. Hope you enjoy taking a look at my pieces!

Elizabeth Mackey

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Elizabeth Mackey

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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(42)
Heather Renee

Heather Renee on Mar 14, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Couldn't be happier with this item. My 1 year old baby wore it to her first birthday party (we had a little red riding hood theme), and everyone melted. It was adorable! Very well made and great communication. Thank you for making it and shipping it so quickly!! You're the best!!

nan27

nan27 on Nov 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This is the most beautiful little cape ever! It is perfectly made, adorable lining, and the sweetest little costume you could ever see. It came promptly and wrapped nicely, and the little girl who wore it loved it and will wear it for years to come for a costume or in a dress up box. It was absolutely perfect! I have been trying to figure out how to add a photo of her wearing it, but can't seem to do it. Thank you for a beautiful little cape!

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Last updated on June 29, 2016
Welcome to Gossamer Wings. I'm an empty nester that has always adored sewing children's clothing. When my daughters were growing up, I made about 80% of their clothing. It was recently commented to me that photos of my girls never seem to look dated, and I truly believe that it is because of the timeless designs of the pieces I made for them.

I love high quality fabrics that can be washed and stand the test of time. I make them so that they can be handed down, or kept as an heirloom. This is why you will only see natural fabrics in my clothing, except for a few accessory items that may include faux fur.

What makes my garments timeless are classic designs and the fabrics, which are sweet delicate florals, polka dots, stripes, gingham etc. I also love to use Liberty of London fabrics.

I hope you enjoy what I have created for your child, as each piece is done with a lot of care and attention to detail.
Since it is just me creating these pieces and not a factory, some of the pieces will be one of a kind. I buy fabric for the season, and determine what age and style I want to make. I may have left over fabric to make smaller or larger sizes, but I only make baby and up to size 5/6 yr. garments. If there is truly something you have fallen in love with that you see in my sold orders, I can work with you to create something similar. Since some of the garments have embroidery on them, these will take a little longer to make on a custom order.

For custom items: After we determine what you want, I usually make the garment up and list it with a reserve on it. If however it was not what you wanted, there will be no pressure to buy it, and it will be sold with the other items.


I look forward to creating fun and heirloom quality clothing for your children.

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Payment
I expect payment no later than within four days, and currently use pay pal only.
Shipping
My shipping prices reflect not only the actual price at the post office, but packaging as well. I wrap each item in ivory tissue with a coordinating ribbon to match, then it goes in a cellophane bag for added protection, and finally a strong plastic bubble wrap mailer (for wool capes, I use a sturdy box). Some items will be a bit more to ship if it exceeds 13 oz.
I ship by USPS first class with a tracking number.
Insurance upon request.
If your country in not listed please convo me to get a shipping quote.
Refunds and Exchanges
I include all measurements with extra care and accuracy. So there shouldn't be any fit issues.

If you have any questions please convo me before purchase.

If measurements are grossly misrepresented then convo me, and we can talk about a store credit.
Additional policies and FAQs
If there is truly something you have fallen in love with, I can work with you to create something similar in your size, but please remember I only do up to size 6. Since some of the garments have embroidery on them these will take a little longer.

I look forward to creating fun and timeless clothing for your children, I hope you like my handmade treasures!