LittleFieldBirch

Mindfully handmade for family, home, yoga & wine.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands · 64 Sales

LittleFieldBirch

Mindfully handmade for family, home, yoga & wine.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 64 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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Announcement   Small-scale maker of family-friendly clothing, dolls, home decor, wine bags and yoga accessories using natural and recycled fibers.

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Last updated on Dec 7, 2016

Small-scale maker of family-friendly clothing, dolls, home decor, wine bags and yoga accessories using natural and recycled fibers.

Patricia Leach

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Patricia Leach

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Beautiful poplin in black and white gingham on the cutting table today. About to be transformed into a lovely flowing top for the summer!
Lilly has an updated knotted necklace with a clear glass bead accent...
Working on Aveline, the first Folly Mae doll that I'll add to my shop! Her older sisters barely leave my children's side. My daughter has named her Mermina Pondra...so very imaginative!!
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About

My goal is to create family-friendly clothing and accessories which marry natural fiber beauty with function.

I grew up surrounded by creative women. My great grandmother, my grandmother, my own mother, my friends' mothers: they all made things. My mother and grandmother were always busy with this or that, a ball of yarn being transformed into a sweater, a blanket or even a doll.

Embracing this creativity, I tried many different forms of creative expression ranging from sewing and knitting to macramé, basket weaving and even dying cotton muslin using natural ingredients such as beets and goldenrod. As a teenager, I took a break from making things to pursue my studies - a break which brought me from a small town in New York State to Maine to Strasbourg and eventually to Amsterdam.

When my maternal grandmother passed away, it triggered a need to rekindle my interest in the skills I picked up in my younger years. My desire to honor her memory inspired me to try my hand at making quilts. It seemed like a good way to get back into creating things and gave me something tangible at the end of the day. Working at a computer all day long didn't provide the same sense of satisfaction and accomplishment as seeing friends and family tucked under a quilt I made. Creating has fueled my respect and awe for objects in our lives that combine beauty with function.

The adventure of becoming a mother sparked a desire to expand my creative endeavors and I started with small projects - baby clothing, small things for the house and toys for my daughter. As I gained confidence, I also started making things for the rest of our family. Starting a shop and making things for other people seems like a natural progression in my creative journey.

My favorite fibers to work with are linen, cotton, and wool, though any natural fiber is fair game. Besides being very interested to natural fiber, I also have grown to love wearing things I've made myself. I hope to help others do the same by making unique and durable items.

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  • Patricia Leach

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    A food-loving, yoga-practicing, wine-drinking mama and maker. A small-town gal in the city trying to tread lightly on this beautiful and magical planet.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 25, 2016
Welcome to Little Field Birch and thank you for visiting my little corner of the globe!

I am a small-scale maker that believes in embracing the craft with respect and attention to detail, putting love and a bit of myself into each item I create.

All items in my shop are handmade on at a time by me, using natural fibers. My shop is a small business in the truest sense.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Prices of items sold by Little Field Birch on Etsy include Dutch value-added tax (VAT).

Payment is due upon purchase. Your item will be shipped once payment is received.

I reserve the right to cancel a transaction if payment is not received within 48 hours. I may also cancel a transaction if I cannot complete your order due to insufficient materials or lack of information from the buyer regarding details such as color or sizing, etc.
Shipping
Processing time

The time required to process orders for shipping varies. For specific details, see individual items. If you need an item within a certain time frame, please contact me prior to purchase.

Postal service

Standard shipping is with the Dutch postal service, PostNL. They do not provide tracking information. If you would like tracking information, please select a shipping upgrade or contact me for more options.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I cannot be held responsible for delays due to customs.

Estimated shipping transit times

Europe: 1-7 business days
North America: 3-5 weeks
Rest of the world: 4-6 weeks

Please note that these are shipping estimates given by the Dutch postal service. Since I don't hand deliver the packages to your doorstep (wouldn't that be fun?), I cannot guarantee a specific delivery date.