effiethepixie

Cloth Menstrual Pads and NEW Little Pouches

Vancouver, Canada · 1178 Sales

effiethepixie

Cloth Menstrual Pads and NEW Little Pouches

Vancouver, Canada 1178 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

arrived super quickly. these are so comfortable and work great, and the "sewing flaw" is hardly noticeable.

Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

arrived super quickly. these are so comfortable and work great, and the "sewing flaw" is hardly noticeable.

Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011

5 out of 5 stars

arrived super quickly. these are so comfortable and work great, and the "sewing flaw" is hardly noticeable.

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Shop policies

Last updated on March 25, 2011
Welcome! Thank you for taking the time to read Shop Policies:)

FAQs
-- Can I get a 10″ pad with Bamboo Velour? --
Unless you plan to use it on light flow days I wouldn't recommend it. Bamboo Velour is soft, silky, and feels nice next to skin. It is quick absorbing and wicking. If the flow is very heavy or sudden, it could wick and cause side leak. MicroFleece doesn’t wick or hold liquid. The liquid passes right though and gets absorbed by the absorbent layers inside, so there are fewer chances of side leaks. This is why I use Bamboo Velour for Light pads and MicroFleece for Medium, although this is mostly my personal preference, and I am very cautious about leaks.

-- Can I get these pads without PUL – Coming Soon
I used to make pads with no waterproof (PUL), and now I plan to be making an improved version. I’ve been asked recently by several people if I could make the pads without PUL. The style of pads currently listed in my shop is designed waterproof in mind. The liquid gets distributed and soaked by absorbent layers when it hits waterproof. With the stithching through top layer and internal hemp layers, if there in no waterproof, it would wick along the threads to the other side. (The stitching helps to quickly absorb and contain the flow.The liquids move vertically rather than spread horizontally). If more layers are added for more absorbancy, washing and drying may be a problem.
The “pocket” or “envelope” style helps with the issue of wicking and washing/drying. The downside would be that they would be a bit thicker.

-- Do you do wholesale orders? --
No. My profit margine is already very small, and I can make only limited quantity.

Accepted payment methods

Payment
I accept PayPal and credit card. You can use credit card through PayPal without making a PayPal account. If you would like other method (check or many order), please contact me before placing an order.

TAX
No tax! 7% PST will no longer apply to orders shipped to Britich Columbia addresses:)
Shipping
SHIPPING TIME and METHOD
Orders will ship usually within 3 business days of payment cleared. Items marked "made to order" may take 1-2 additional day(s) to ship. Shipping overcharge more than $1.00 will be refunded.

CANADA
Packages ship by Canada Post Lettermail (oversized letter). Delivery time varies and it can take 2 weeks to Eastern Provinces.

US
Packages up to 100g and 20mm thick - Light Packet $2.27 +Tax $0.27 = $$2.54
Packages 101- 250g and 20mm thick - Light Packet $4.73 + Tax $0.57 = $5.30
Packages 20mm+ and up to 250g - Small Packet Air $6.94 +Tax $0.83 = $7.77

Delivery time varies, depending on destination and air connection. It can take 2 to 3 weeks, although Canada Post website says 4 to 10 business days.

INTERNATIONAL
Packages up to 100g and 20mm thick - Light Packet $4.45 + Tax $0.53 = $4.98
Packages over 101g and/or 20mm thick - Light Packet or Small Packet approximately $9.50

Delivery time depends on destination and air connection. It can take 2-3 weeks, although Canada Post website says 6 to 10 business days.

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When your package ships out, I will send you a shipping notification. Lettermail, Light Packet, and Small Packet do not include tracking number. It costs over $12 to add tracking number with Canada Post.

Please contact me if you didn't recieve your order in 3 weeks.

SHIPPING ADDRESS
If your Etsy address and PayPal address are different, your package will ship after I confirm with you which address you would like it to be delivered. This can delay shipping.

If your country is not listed, please contact me for shipping. Due to packages being lost or stolen, I no longer ship to Malaysia. I'm sorry.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want you to be happy with your purchase. I will do my best to solve the situation if there is any problem. Please contact me.

If your order didn't arrive in 3 weeks, please let me know also.
Additional policies and FAQs
ALLERGIES
We have a kitty in the house. Please be aware if you are allergic to cats.
Also, I use hemp and bamboo fabrics. Please be aware if you are allergic to hemp or bamboo. If irritation or allergic reaction occurs, please discontinue use.

PACKAGING
Orders will be mailed in regular orange envelopes. I write "cloth pads" in custom form in international shipment including the US, but nothing like "feminine hygiene" or "menstrual products".

RECIEPTS and LAUNDRY INFO
Usually I don't print out reciepts or laundry info to save paper. If you would like a reciept and/or laundry info enclosed with your order, please contact me.
Laundry info is located in Profile page.

WHOLE SALE ORDERS
***I do NOT take whole sale orders***
I wouldn't be able to give you any discounts on large orders. My profit is already very small. This is a one-woman operation. My cloth pads are time consuming to make and I don't have access to wholesale suppliers.

*** I am NOT interested in free giveaways, or ads on blogs.***

If you have any other question, please don't hesitate to ask.
Thank you very much.
:)