Anonymous on Jul 26, 2009
Excellent pictures and explanation.
Anonymous on May 14, 2009
Jan, I LOVE my sock monkey! she is just perfect! Thank you so much for another wonderful custom order! Buyers, this is THE place to buy your favorite sock monkey :)
He who works with his hands and his head is a Craftsman
He who works with his hands, his head, and his heart is an Artist
I am an Artist,i work to the best of my ability,i strive to make my work as safe and beautiful as i possibly can,my main aim is that you are happy and that you can see and appreciate the time i have given and the love to make your unique item.I do not sell in bulk,or wholesale,i sell to individuals who like my work i do.There are more pictures and information on my blog and flicker.
I am a wife and a mother foremost, my work is also a very huge part of my life even though i have disabilities,i only mention this incase i am unable to meet a time schedule for custom orders making if i am incapable of meeting a time limit, but that is mostly for * can i have it in like 4 days time in my hands* kinda thing lol...otherwise im normaly good at meeting time scales :O) ...i work as and when i can and it takes me a long amount of time to create each monkey slower than most but i love what i do and it is good therapy for me :) my work is my living not just a hobby,i love and enjoy what i do,every monkey i make, i send out with a little piece of my heart x
** Due to the UK and EEC regulations law these sock monkeys are intended for aged 14 and older and are not advised or sold for use for younger children, please remember my sock monkeys are more intended for room decorations and careful use thankyou**
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* NEW CUSTOMERS TO ETSY*If you do not have a paypal account and wish to buy please add your item to your cart and choose the option to pay by Pay Pal and you will be lead to set up a quick and easy step by step guide to open your own personal paypal account, you will need your credit card handy.PAYPAL IS THE EASIEST AND SAFEST WAY TO PAY ONLINE!
*UK CHEQUES PAYMENT * I accept personal cheques UK ONLY which take five weekdays to clear,once cleared i will post your items. Unfortunatly i can not accept money orders outside the UK i would be charged $16.00 to $20.00 to cash them or refused to be able to cash them at all on occasion so very sorry :(
*Postage UK* will be sent 1st class standard postage you will be insured upto £36.00 for loss or damage.In the very rare case of this happening we will both have to fill out post office claim forms which will take up to 6wks.
*Airmail*I am happy to post internationaly at standard airmail rates.If you wish for your item to arrive quicker than the days expected delivery time please contact me for a quicker postage and i will add the extra cost to your final payment thankyou
I do not provide insurance, although I highly reccommend it,please contact me for the cost of insurance for your parcel if you wish it to be added,otherwise it will not be insured and i can NOT be held responsible for loss or damage this is to your own discrepency. If you have questions please contact me.
**Damaged or Lost Items** Although VERY rare I can not be held responsible for loss or damage once your item leaves my safe hands.insurance should be purchased by you,UK customers are insured up to and not exceeding £36.00 in your first class standard postage.Any items lost or damaged inside the uk can be claimed for reimbursement up to £36.00 only unless you have purchased full insurance cover then all costs will be reimbursed taking up to 6wks, we both would have to fill out claim forms obtained from your local postoffice.I do not reimburse or replace lost or damaged items you will need to claim from the postal service thankyou.
** Gift Sending ** I do post to your gift recipitant with no bill statements in the package, i do supply a gift card with your own personal message, all gifts are wrapped in bows and trimmings for pretty present presentation, please message me with the message and if its male or female so i can get the right colours ! he he !
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*Feedback* If you are happy with your item please leave positive feedback and i will do the same for you,feeback is very important to me as a self representing Artist.Feedback reflects my work and can effect my living and position as a good artisan.If you have any concerns please contact me prior to leaving feedback in order for me to have the chance to rectify any problems or concerns you may have...i want you to be happy so very much! Thankyou
Questions about my style/materials and work wholesale Etc
Please respect that i try my best to be unique it has taken me a long time to get to the standard i am at today, and i am still learning! Please note i do not reply to people asking me about tips,hints,techniques,supplies,wholesale,entering free blog giveaways for bloggers,posting to shops and boutiques for window displays,i do not trade ( i cant afford to! )I will not supply to galleries unless items are paid for in full and postage costs are covered sorry.
Want To Be A Sock Monkey Maker???
Theres a few monkey makers here on etsy and the competition is tight lol But....If you like my work and would like to make your own Sock Monkey for timeless gift giving for only $6.00 i have for sale a step by step guide with photographs throughout of how i make a sock monkey. These are for gift giving and personal use only and not for resale or copy! Read my pattern feedbacks customers love them! So simple unkike the basic original sock monkey plans that have been going for years which i had to learn from groan! lol! My Twentieth Century Pattern helps you be sucessful, any questions just ask i am happy to help!! This is an easy pattern to follow! If you are going to sell sock monkeys please be unique and different and please try your best not to copy other monkey makers as well as myself who are established with their own unique styles, you will be respected for it , enjoy! :O).
Sorry i do not do this :o/