Announcement   Handmade Hemp Clothing, Waxed Canvas Bags and Head-wear


Last updated on Aug 19, 2018

Handmade Hemp Clothing, Waxed Canvas Bags and Head-wear


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One of our shop classics, is a great piece to layer with in between seasons


Hemp and Natural Fiber Clothing, Waxed Canvas Bags and Headwear

Ministry of Culture is a clothing, bag, and accessories company that takes a holistic approach to fashion. Dedicated to the Slow Design movement, Ministry of Culture embraces traditional craft and folk art design techniques from around the world striving to elevate them through modern design to create our distinctive collection. In addition to our line of sustainable Hemp and Natural Fiber clothing, we reuse discarded fabric in our embellishments and block print our designs to alleviate chemical waste. Our unique brand of design promotes social consciousness through the quality and functionality of each piece.

Shop members

  • Lisa


  • Lisa


    Ministry of Culture is a natural fiber clothing and accessories company located in Vermont. Employing slow design and sustainable practices in the business to make quality goods.

Shop policies

Last updated on July 27, 2017
Everything in our shop is handmade. From the block prints, reverse appliques, etc. The ministry is dedicated to making quality designs, using traditional techniques. Each piece is unique in character but is held to the highest standards of craftsmanship. Inspirations for the designs are taken from various cultures, then combined with modern influences to produce a whole new way of thinking.

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
I don't accept returns or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details
We are very proud of our craftsmanship and strive to create quality products. If you are unhappy with an item please contact us within seven days of receipt of the item to arrange for an exchange.

Exchanges will be sent out after receipt of the original item in it's original condition, at the buyer's expense, and with a postal tracking number.

We require that anyone requesting an exchange or return contact us within seven days of receipt of the item.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged : custom or personalized orders.

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Thank you!
I accept payment with Pay Pal as well as with credit card through Etsy Direct Payments
Domestic shipping is done through the United States Postal Service (USPS). Most pieces are made to order and can take 3-5 days to prepare and are sent via Priority Mail 2-3 day shipping. Please send a message if you need an item sooner and we will do our best to accommodate, but please do keep in mind that each piece is handmade and this is not always possible.

*For international orders (outside of the US) - we also ship USPS within 3-5 days of payment, using first class mail. We expect the buyer to be aware of and responsible for any customs fees/taxes pertaining to their country. USPS does provide a tracking # and is often unable to follow the package after it leaves the United States port of customs. Please be aware that packages can take 2-4 weeks to arrive. Please send a message if you need your item sooner and we can try arrange a faster shipping option.

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Thank you!
Additional policies and FAQs
Our hats generally measure about 22 1/2-23" around. Some fabrics do have more stretch than others and therefore can vary slightly in fit.

Larger versions of the same hats here can be made, they start at $64 each . For one of a kind/ custom orders hats start at $84 each. Please include head measurements with all custom orders. It is important to measure correctly the first time as custom orders are not refundable .

Large/ Smaller versions of waxed canvas bags can be requested for a fee. This fee will be calculated to include pattern alteration, sewing time, and fabric usage. ***Generally belts on bags can be adjusted to your size request, please include that info in the notes when you place your order.***

Custom sized clothing can be requested for an additional fee, which can very depending on the amount of time the pattern adjustment will take, additional material, and sewing time.