Custom Bohemian Jewelry and More

Glendale, Arizona · 104 Sales


Custom Bohemian Jewelry and More

Glendale, Arizona 104 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars

JylMilnerCreates is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Taking a short break while we move to a new place. Jylmilnercreates will be back in a few weeks.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jan 16, 2017

Taking a short break while we move to a new place. Jylmilnercreates will be back in a few weeks.

Jyl Milner

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Jyl Milner


JylMilnerCreates - where only the best is good enough

When I married my husband in 1997, I knew that his youngest son had moderate to severe autism. We had physical custody of all 5 of the kids from our first marriages, and to say life was hectic is putting it mildly!

Ryan, at 5, was nonverbal, wore pull ups, and had multiple meltdowns every day. Over time we found a few things that helped – consistency, dry brushing, and deep pressure were the most-used tools in our bag of tricks.

A family friend eventually presented Ryan with a handmade weighted vest. His occupational therapist had recommended one to help with deep pressure therapy, but we hadn’t been able to locate one on our own, and I didn’t have the energy to figure out how to make one. We were amazed by the difference it made for him. Don’t get me wrong – it wasn’t a cure-all, but it helped, and that gave us hope, and that made it possible to move forward as a family. We even planned for and had one more child together.

Ryan is all grown up now At 24, he still lives at home, is very verbal, and attends a day treatment program which he enjoys very much. He has meltdowns only 2-3 times a month. We’ve come a long way from 1997!

I’ve run JylMilnerCreates in one form or another since 1994. I’ve created and sold a variety of items, from bead jewelry to quilts to felt items, some of which you can still find in my online shop. I’ve been sewing for over 40 years – I started young thanks to my mother, who is an accomplished seamstress, and my beloved home ec teacher, Mrs. Mance.

But the time has come to pay it forward. JylMilnerCreates is now your one-stop shop for kids’ weighted autism gear including blankets, vests, and lap pads. You’ll also find fidgets, chewies, and other items that have proven helpful to us and other families affected by autism and other disorders of the brain.

While my main focus is on kids age 3 and up, my products can be custom made for anyone. If you don’t find exactly what you want in my shop, convo me and we’ll create it together!


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Shop members

  • Jyl Milner


    Jyl is the creative force behind JylMilnerCreates and currently designs and makes all the items you'll find in the shop.

  • Wayne

    Photographer, Shipper

    Wayne takes care of the photographic and shipping needs at JylMilnerCreates. He is a distance cyclist and provides one-on-one care for children in our community who are on the autism spectrum.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 20, 2016
At Jyl Milner Creates, I place the highest emphasis on quality in both the materials I work with and the workmanship I put into the items I offer to you. There is quality in every stitch and every item is made by hand and by heart.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment is accepted via PayPal or Direct Checkout. Please note that you don't have to have an account with or card from PayPal in order to use PayPal - you can use any card, or even a bank account you'd ordinarily just write a check from. Please note that checks are not accepted.
All items are mailed using USPS first class mail or Priority Mail unless otherwise indicated or requested. International customers should contact me prior to making a purchase so I can give an accurate shipping price.
Refunds and Exchanges
At JylMilnerCreates, I stand behind every item I create. Please let me know if there is a problem with the item(s) you've purchased. Refunds are cheerfully provided in most cases, but you are responsible for any return postage. Please note that exchanges are not available for earrings due to hygiene reasons.
Additional policies and FAQs
I welcome custom orders! I love working with my customers to create something fresh, original, and just right for the recipient.