Announcement I design and carefully sew easy to wear classic clothing as well as historic and vintage reproductions for girls and women. My clothing styles range from historically accurate designs from the 1800's to prairie outfits, old fashioned dresses, costumes and timeless boutique styles. As a general rule hemlines are longer than what you will find in most places and families looking for ageless styles as well as bespoke items have been shopping with Graceful Threads since 2007.
I design and carefully sew easy to wear classic clothing as well as historic and vintage reproductions for girls and women. My clothing styles range from historically accurate designs from the 1800's to prairie outfits, old fashioned dresses, costumes and timeless boutique styles. As a general rule hemlines are longer than what you will find in most places and families looking for ageless styles as well as bespoke items have been shopping with Graceful Threads since 2007.
Jennifer on Jan 3, 20235 out of 5 stars
This is amazing. I'm sorry it took me so long to review, I have worn this for months. It is the perfect size and very well made. Shipping was timely and communication amazing!
zpinkpink on Dec 27, 20225 out of 5 stars
Perfect! For wearing a dress in winter, it is so helpful to have a flannel slip instead of a cold polyester slip. Graceful Threads sews a slip to my specific size and length. I am grateful to have this warm layer under dresses and skirts.
Alexandra on Jan 21, 20235 out of 5 stars
My dress just came in and I am in love! The owner was very accommodating and actually was able to make some personal adjustments to the dress for short sleeves. Thank you so much!
Kendra on Dec 26, 20225 out of 5 stars
It's my 4th year ordering a flannel nightgown for my mother for Christmas. Elizabeth is very communicative and friendly. The nightgown is well made, soft and warm with a few custom touches and my mother simply loves it.
Handmade Timeless Clothing and Vintage Reproductions
I taught myself how to sew over 20 years ago in a quest to be able to provide dresses and uniforms for a group of precious girls that I visited regularly in East Africa. Those girls are all grown up now but my love for fabric, classic and vintage designs has never waned. This home based business has allowed me to continue a ministry vocation while still adding to our family income. The result is a wonderful little business that happily serves families in the US, in Canada and around the world. I enjoy putting together each piece of clothing and am happy to answer questions in order to help you know that you are purchasing exactly what you want. In an age of throw away fashion I hope you enjoy your made to order clothing and get lots of wear out of it.
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Frequently asked questions
I want to order a ready to ship item. When will I recieve it?
Ready to ship orders are shipped out within a couple in business days depending on weather and road conditions at our studio. I always ship on Saturdays but if you need expedited shipping, please let me know before you order and I can let you know if it is possible. If you order custom items along with ready to ship items, they will be sent together when the custom items are finished.
What is a custom order and when will it ship?
A custom order is any garment where you choose the size and fabric and I then make it up for you. Custom orders usually have a one month turnaround time. Please always check the shipping date before placing your order as I do not process cancellations. If you require a custom item sooner, add your item to the cart and take note of the price. Go to the last section of the shop called "Rush orders" and use the appropriate listing there in order to receive your order by the date you need it. Availability of rush orders is dependent on my ability to get them done in the promised time. If you don’t see availability it’s simply because my time is all booked up.
I'm not sure about size. Do you have size charts?
Most of the listings include a size chart. If you need any help with sizing simply send me a message and I'll be happy to help you out. For a child give me age, chest and waist measurement. For an adult give bust and waist measurement. Pattern sizing can be different from store sizing, especially in adult sizes. It's always better to check if you are unsure.
Do you have more fabric choices?
I sure do! If you don't like what you see, please send me a message and let me know what kind of fabric you are looking for. I have everything from linen blends to chambray to a much more extensive collection of cottons than I can put in the etsy pictures.
May I cancel my order if I change my mind?
Please be sure that you can commit to your purchase before you place your order. Be sure to check your ship date before checking out. It is my desire to provide clothing at a very reasonable cost. I do not build in cost for administrative work and communication but try to give that freely to all customers. As a one woman shop, time is precious and therefore, once your order is placed, it cannot be cancelled. Thank you for your understanding.
Do you accept returns?
In order to keep prices as reasonable as possible for everyone, I do not accept returns on our ready to ship garments or custom made garments. Please ask questions before purchasing to be sure that the item will meet your needs. I always recommend purchasing one of any given made to order style before buying multiples so that together we know that the fit is right before doing more.
I understand that there is a risk in ordering custom made as you cannot try on before purchasing. As one who sews for others all day, I truly enjoy supporting other shops and purchase clothing for myself from several different sellers. While not everything is perfect I enjoy the adventure of having something made just for me.
Questions and Messages
Please send a message with any questions you may have before you order. I will almost always get back to you on the same day during the work week. Questions sent on weekends may not be addressed till Monday.