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handmade for your home, you and those you love

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    Last updated on January 3, 2015
    Hi! Thank you for visiting my Etsy Shop!

    Handmade in a happy studio on a sunny little hill in southwestern Pennsylvania, my bags and belts are not formula productions and patterns. Fabrics and ribbons pop up in my line of vision, and inspire an idea or two. Sometimes subdued, sometimes brash, - always colorful, seldom restrained--and sometimes surprisingly "cool".

    About the quality--be aware that my 10th grade Sewing 101 teacher's voice continues to haunt me when I'm tempted to take a shortcut. Construction techniques err on the side of durability.

    Handbags, totes, and purses are double or triple reinforced in areas of stress (at the handles and bottoms).

    Fabric belts have 4 rows of top stitching in addition to the construction seams.

    Ribbon belts are made from heavy cotton linen blend "tapes" purchased either new (usually Germany) or vintage.

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    Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
    Returns and exchanges
    Full refunds will be made if the item if you contact me within 3 days of receiving the item. Shipping is not refunded--so please feel free to ask for more photographs before making a large item purchase, happy to help you make the best decision. Items are shipped insured. Damages to items in transit need to be handled directly with the carrier.
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    Small handmade items are shipped either USPS Priority or First Class Mail. Large items will ship via FedEx Home, GPX or USPS which can be discussed via email. Large items will only be shipped within the continuous 48 states. Some local deliveries can be made within southwestern Pennsylvania for a nominal fee. If you are making a large purchase please include your phone number in the comments section. This is a carrier requirement for most shippers. Thanks!