CozyFolkInnovations

Reusable Cloth Pads, Holistic Health and More

Albany, Oregon · 38 Sales

CozyFolkInnovations

Reusable Cloth Pads, Holistic Health and More

Albany, Oregon 38 Sales On Etsy since 2018

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Alana

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Announcement   And…. we’re back open!!!! Thanks all of you who had patience. We are here to carry on the original Cozy Folk design and to shepherd the brand into its second generation as CozyFolkInnovations. We hope you find the quality and comfort continues to be the best. Let us know your feedback. We love these pads, we enjoy making them, and we’re excited to keep spreading the empowerment of these tools to as many menstruators as possible! Tell your friends! Leave reviews! ;)

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Last updated on May 16, 2018

And…. we’re back open!!!! Thanks all of you who had patience. We are here to carry on the original Cozy Folk design and to shepherd the brand into its second generation as CozyFolkInnovations. We hope you find the quality and comfort continues to be the best. Let us know your feedback. We love these pads, we enjoy making them, and we’re excited to keep spreading the empowerment of these tools to as many menstruators as possible! Tell your friends! Leave reviews! ;)

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All-to-often large scale economics has told us what our “problems” are, and sold us crap, band-aide, “solutions” to them. We believe the "feminine hygiene" products that large corporations make are a big part of the problem. Disposable pads and tampons often contain harmful chemicals and plastics--- and, can we be real here----are not enjoyable to wear! Whether it's them sucking up our bodies natural moisture, crinkling, requiring lots of packaging, feeling artificial or just in general being bleach white, the message is everywhere: that periods are a burden to be disposed of, a weakness we must keep silent, stigmatized and disconnected from.....

ACTUALLY---Menstruation is real. Period. It is a part of many of our lives. And not all people feel represented or excited by mainstream options for catching-that-which-sheds, we certainly didn’t.

Cozy Folk exists because we want there to be less shame and less pain around periods! We want practical, reusable and integrated tools so that our lives are not harming or resisting mother Earth. And, hot damn if we aren’t trying to actively resist patriarchy, sustain ourselves (on part-time incomes, growing/distributing food, and dancing while attempting to hold time & space for our other dreams to flourish) and have a creative and innovative time while doing it!!!

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  • Helen

    Maker, Owner

    Helen is a recovering farmer who suffers from perfectionism (useful in sewing) and is delighted by sustainability and bringing some comfort and joy to female-bodied folks in times it might be most needed. She enjoys long walks in the forest.

  • Alana/Al

    Owner, Maker, Networker

    Al believes in holistic ways to care for our bodies & the Earth. A farmer, dancer, & non-binary queer with passion for alternatives to capitalism/patriarchy, Al sees cloth pads as a way to take back & connect with our bodies wisdom & power.

  • FL

    Midwest Rep & Stand-to-Pee Enthusiast, Designer, Maker

    Located in southern Wisconsin, FL is working on designing hardy & versatile carrying cases for the P-Style, suitable for everyday and farmer uses. FL is responsible for any drawings featured on our product info.

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