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Announcement    My Etsy is temporarily on hiatus, but my work may still be found at local events in the Milwaukee/Madison/Chicago area


Last updated on Oct 22, 2017

My Etsy is temporarily on hiatus, but my work may still be found at local events in the Milwaukee/Madison/Chicago area


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Memento Moira

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Memento Moira


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About MementoMoira

Sales 776
On Etsy since 2007

Dust is in my blood

I’ve been vending on Etsy since 2007, initially selling vintage dressmaking patterns, fabrics, and sewing notions. A few years later, my Etsy shop evolved into a venue for selling my art and jewelry pieces that I had been exhibiting at various sci-fi and fannish events.

At this time, I don’t have a formal studio space of my very own to showcase here. Rather, I have a crowded spare bedroom filled with an intricately chaotic hoard of Mason jars, canisters, and bins containing all manner of bits and bobs for arting. Nifty…but not so photogenic. I am also an active member of Milwaukee Makerspace, so I *do* have a (huge!) collective studio of sorts, shared with numerous other artisans working in a diverse range of mediums.

As you may have noticed while exploring my shop, I’m fond of mementos and memorials to the past. I’m particularly fascinated with remembrances of the deceased, ranging from Victorian hairwork and mourning jewelry to Dia de Muertos ofrendas . My focus is not on grief, but rather celebration and preservation of memories, lest they be lost to time. This desire to document and salvage is present throughout my work, with the majority of my pieces containing repurposed or recreated materials.

Recognition and Awards:

2010 Best Fan Art, Capricon 30 Convention Art Show
2014 Most Feminist, WisCon Convention Art Show
2015 2nd Place, Milwaukee Habitat For Humanity Restore 7th Annual Recycled Art Contest
2015 Event T-shirt design, 6th Annual International PEEPS® Exhibition, Racine Art Museum

Shop members

  • Moira Coon

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    An odd Midwestern grrl, prone to wandering secondhand shops and contemplating how things may be taken apart and made into other things.

Production partners

  • A sublimation printer

    Houston, TX

    While the fabric designs are my own, the actual printing/sewing is outsourced

Shop policies

Last updated on March 7, 2016

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Should you be dissatisfied with your order, please notify me withing 48 hours of receiving the package.
I accept PayPal for all purchases and request that payment be made within 3 days of purchase.
I ship all packages either USPS First Class or USPS Priority. I also track all packages.
Additional policies and FAQs
I do my very best to post packages as soon as possible after receipt of payment and usually go to the post office at least twice weekly.