foxalive's Shop Announcement

USPS SHIPPING PRICES HAVE GONE UP AGAIN. SORRY. HIGH PRICE IS FOR TRACKING INFORMATION AND INSURANCE.

If you would like a free perzine (RFR#1), leave a note at checkout!
Orders over 20$ receive a free compilation CD of local So Cal bands.

All orders will take 3-6 weeks before shipping (people living in CA - this means you, too). This is NOT because I am lazy and LOVE putting things off, but rather because FoxAlive is run by one-person who works 48-96 hour weeks, goes to school full-time (light a candle for me, please), and likes to try to have SOME spare time to be human. Realize this and we'll get along fine. I try my best to make things fast, but expect later rather than sooner due to the above reasons along with most things here being hand-made; shipping times based on order volume. Please consider this before ordering; if you'd like next/same day delivery, there is an option for that, but be aware if you did not pay for that service and begin harassing me to ship sooner than the projected time, your order MAY be cancelled.

If there are any concerns about shipping, or your order, feel free to message me. I promise I won't bite. I may just be tired, in which case please don't mistake me as angry, or a robot.

When messaging, please await 48 hours for a response, and do so via Etsy (not my email, where messages are always lost to the spam filter). If you repeatedly message me within a short time frame, your order may be cancelled; no offense, that just stresses me out.

Non-Etsy users can contact me through the Twitter or Facebook links provided on this page.

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Small bands: I'm looking for some smaller bands who'd like for me to distribute (for free) their music through Etsy. Get in touch for details!

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FAQ:

Q: Why do your patches cost so much? It's just cheap fabric and spray-paint.
A: No, it's not. And the reason it costs so much is because Etsy/PayPal fees associated with each sale. As well as this price range keeping the amount of orders down far enough to wear a single operator can actually handle it while going to school/work full-time.

Q: Okay, then why does shipping cost more than an actual patch? Stamps are like 50 cents.
A: I used to charge close to nothing for shipping, and it worked out better for me financially as well, but then people started losing their orders, and opening claims before I could even figure out what happened (they put in a wrong address, the post office was taking their time, or they flat out lost the order), asking why I didn't provide tracking information when they didn't want to pay extra for it. So now tracking information and insurance is non-negotiable for both of our protection, as sometimes the USPS does lose my packages, and I end up having to file claims with them. I'd like to make this stuff as cheap as possible, but this is honestly better than having people yell at me for "not shipping" out orders, as I can point to the tracking number for most issues.

Q: I live nearby to Orange. Can I just come by your place and buy from you directly?
A: Hell no.

Q: Do you plan to make any more ____ patches?
A: If a patch I make is sold out, I either haven't had the time to renew the listing, or stopped making it because it is not an original piece and the artist/band could not be contacted for permission. And I don't like going behind artists backs for a buck, especially if they're still active and selling their own merch to continue doing what they do.

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ASK ABOUT HOW YOU CAN GET A FREE SMALL PATCH ON YOUR FUTURE ORDER.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS NOW RECEIVE TRACKING INFORMATION.

Repeat customers (3 orders or more) can message us for discount codes.

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This shop accepts Etsy Gift Cards.