JazzTurtleCouture

SAORI Supplies & One of a Kind Handwoven Art for Life

Mebane, North Carolina 18 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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JazzTurtleCouture

SAORI Supplies & One of a Kind Handwoven Art for Life

Mebane, North Carolina | 18 Sales

Woven Heart SAORI

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Woven Heart SAORI

Announcement    Welcome to Woven Heart SAORI and JazzTurtle Couture! This is my place to share my SAORI studio supplies and the pieces I create with my handspun art yarns and hand processed fibers. You'll find here my weaving, felting, knitting and other crafty creations.

Woven Heart SAORI studio, is a certified and registered SAORI studio. For class information check out www.wovenheartsaori.com

Check out my Time Warner News segment on "Made in the Carolinas" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpE2rlCQCHQ

If you'd like to use my art yarn in your creations- check out my other etsy shop, www.jazzturtle.etsy.com for lots of handspun art yarns, art fiber and hand dyed locks.

My website is www.jazzturtle.com Stop by for news, sneak peeks and advance notice of store updates, and general ruminations of crafty life. You can also find out about scheduled workshops and other events!

"Like" my FB page for flash codes and general FB nonsense :)
https://www.facebook.com/JazzTurtleCreations

There's a RAVELRY group to show off your finished projects with Jazzturtle Creations yarns, ask questions, request special yarns and get store updates with sneek peeks.. come join the fun!!
http://www.ravelry.com/groups/jazzturtle-creates

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 11, 2017

Welcome to Woven Heart SAORI and JazzTurtle Couture! This is my place to share my SAORI studio supplies and the pieces I create with my handspun art yarns and hand processed fibers. You'll find here my weaving, felting, knitting and other crafty creations.

Woven Heart SAORI studio, is a certified and registered SAORI studio. For class information check out www.wovenheartsaori.com

Check out my Time Warner News segment on "Made in the Carolinas" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpE2rlCQCHQ

If you'd like to use my art yarn in your creations- check out my other etsy shop, www.jazzturtle.etsy.com for lots of handspun art yarns, art fiber and hand dyed locks.

My website is www.jazzturtle.com Stop by for news, sneak peeks and advance notice of store updates, and general ruminations of crafty life. You can also find out about scheduled workshops and other events!

"Like" my FB page for flash codes and general FB nonsense :)
https://www.facebook.com/JazzTurtleCreations

There's a RAVELRY group to show off your finished projects with Jazzturtle Creations yarns, ask questions, request special yarns and get store updates with sneek peeks.. come join the fun!!
http://www.ravelry.com/groups/jazzturtle-creates

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About

How I create..

ARTIST STATEMENT:
The art of fiber is a progression – a journey from one form to another. Each step is a new chance for expression.
I create with a wild freedom that only raw fiber allows. By washing and dyeing all of my animal-friendly, farm-sourced wools myself, I gain full control of my textures and color. With my drum carder colors are blended to create a palette. With my spinning wheel, I use innovative techniques and materials to create yarns that function as art, yarn and couture. Each skein is a wearable piece of art, or can be hung on the wall and admired. Then, another step can be taken here with the spun yarn- -woven and knit into textile couture. Each step could be considered an end, or just a beginning.
I look for the extraordinary in fiber and what it can become. Whether spun into yarn, felted into cloth, or woven into a garment, I find the voice of the fiber and it tells me what it wants to be.

Shop members

  • Esther

    Owner, Maker, Designer

Shop policies

Last updated on May 7, 2013
Welcome to JazzTurtle Couture! This is my home for my One of a Kind Textile Art to Wear, for your Home and Life!!

This includes items that are woven, knit, felted and other crafty endeavors. I use yarns and fibers I have prepped myself. To see my supplies, check out my other etsy shop- www.jazzturtle.etsy.com

I use wool I've purchased from animal friendly small farms that love their animals and would never hurt them. I love the process of washing, dyeing, carding and spinning, and I love passing it onto you!! . I enjoy playing with color, texture and lots of sparkle- I push myself to come up with new techniques.

For all your Jazzturtle info, check out www.jazzturtle.com Here you can find all my workshops, events and festival information, along with news and happenings around the shop and studio.. along with some general fiber, yarn and possibly life musings.

I HAVE A NEWSLETTER!!
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Join the Facebook JT Creations Fan page for special FB updates and discounts! http://tinyurl.com/yat8vz3

There's now a RAVELRY group to show off your finished projects with Jazzturtle Creations yarns, ask questions, request special yarns and get store updates with sneek peeks.. come join the fun!!
http://www.ravelry.com/groups/jazzturtle-creates

I am honored that some find inspiration in my artfiber batts and artyarns. I'm happy to answer any technique questions you may have! Please respect me as an artist and don't copy my work. All images and designs are copywrite 2007-2013

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I do not accept returns due to color monitor variance. I try to describe the colors and textures accurately in the listing. If you have any questions, please convo me. If there is something wrong with your item please let me know.
If somehow an item doesn't fit or isn't what you were expecting, please convo me so we can work something out. I strive to keep my customers happy!
Payment
I expect payment within 48 hours of purchase. If you are sending a check/money order, please send me a convo to touch base when it's in the mail. If no payment is made, the sale will be canceled, and appropriate feedback will be left.

All purchases made in NC will be charged 7.75% sales tax upon checkout.
Shipping
I ship on Tuesday's and Friday's. When a holiday falls on either of those days, things get shipped the next shipping day. If you need something rushed, please convo me and I'll see what I can do.

I ship to the address provided to me by etsy and paypal. Please make sure your addresses match. If this is a gift and you'd like me to send a purchase elsewhere, please convo me so I can make the appropriate changes.

I ship first class within the US, with delivery confirmation. If you'd rather have me ship priority, please send me a note in the message to seller and I'll send you a revised invoice or refund your difference. *Large Orders-more than 2-3 items (depending on your location) your item will automatically ship priority

I ship First Class internationally. Please leave ample time for an international shipping, as those packages usually take at least twice as long. International customers are responsible for any duties or fees associated with your purchase.

I do not include insurance in the shipping price, and unfortunately I cannot be responsible for damage or loss to a package due to the Post office. I recommend insurance on large orders! If you'd like insurance on your package, let me know and I'll send you a revised invoice. If there is an overage in shipping it will be applied to insurance. Any shipping overage over $2 will be refunded to seller.

If your package has gone missing please let me know and I'll do everything I can to track it down. For international shipments, please wait at least 30 days before thinking it's lost. It could be stuck in customs somewhere.. There is no way to track international packages through USPS.
Additional policies and FAQs
Other Frequently Asked Questions-

Where do you get your fiber?
-It's very important to me that my fiber comes from animal friendly farms that do not kill or eat their animals. I always make sure the animals are well cared for and happy critters. I source from local farms and animal rescue farms). I also LOVE to support other independent artists like myself. For the solid merino top I use in my batts, I use Ashland Bay merino top. It's beautifully dyed and you never have to worry about colors bleeding.

I hand dye all of my fiber using professional light fast and wash fast acid dyes. My dyepots are spontaneous and one of a kind. I dye in small batches that are perfect for mixing and matching.

Do you give lessons?
-YES!! If you are in the North Carolina Triangle/Triad area and would like private lessons send me a convo and we can schedule it! Lessons are $35 and hr, with a 2hr min. We can work on art yarn spinning, carding and anything else you'd like to try!
-I'm also teaching workshops, so watch www.jazzturtle.com for current workshop dates.

How do you price your fiber and yarns?
-Fiber art is not a quickie task. I try to be very conscious of fair pricing in terms of what's available. Here's my process- I must wash my farmwool, then dye it (add cost of time/electricity/water/soap/dye/citric acid). I use sometimes over a dozen ingredients in a single carded artbatt, and that takes time to gather and prep, as well as to card. I do not have an electric carder- it's all by hand (and shoulder!)
The hand dyed tops I have are blended with the highest micron merino, and the most luxurious blends. I do not buy these combed tops in large bumps- because then I wouldn't be able to offer the variety of blends- so I pay a higher price because I get many different blends in smaller batches.
When I spin yarns, I add to that prep the time it takes gather my palette(add in's and such), prep the fiber, spin the yarn, wind the skein and set the twist.
So add that onto the price I pay for my fiber, plus the expenses I've incurred- and that's how my yarns and batts are priced.
It really takes MUCH more work than it looks!