QuiltyCritters

Welcome to Quilty Critters!

Newton, New Jersey · 1802 Sales

QuiltyCritters

Welcome to Quilty Critters!

Newton, New Jersey 1802 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars
(1157)

Announcement   ✿❀❁•*¨`*•.✿❀❁• Quilty Critters© ~ Putting smiles upon faces all over the globe! Please allow at least 1-2 weeks lead time for ANY custom created order and plan accordingly when holiday roll around! Thank you! ! Custom Created pets are a specialty!

ANY custom item may be filled with fresh Balsam, Lavender, Rose Buds, Chamomile, Rosemary, Jasmine, Lemon Verbena, Lemongrass, Sage, Cedar, Organic Cat Nip, Mugwort or Eucalyptus! Just ask! Each hand made, and as unique and individual as YOU are!

Quilty Critters and Quilty Crafts make unique heirloom quality gifts one will remember always.
My way of recycling is using antique and vintage textiles sewn and fashioned
into creative funny little animals - each one unique unto itself. Every animal conceivable!
Each made using bits of this and pieces of that... you never know what unusual bauble will be made into a Quilty Critter! I have so much fun!
~~~~~~Quilty Critters are best when viewed via Gallery style ~~~~~~

Are you a crafter or creative recycler?
Visit --'BaublesbyQueenartist' THE Place for unusual Vintage Crafting supplies, sequins, shoe clips and buttons @ : www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6719926
look under queenartist1 or Supplies - for Vintage beads, buttons, sequins.

Special orders most welcome, quick turn-around custom orders and shipping!
~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*

Announcement

Last updated on Feb 1, 2017

✿❀❁•*¨`*•.✿❀❁• Quilty Critters© ~ Putting smiles upon faces all over the globe! Please allow at least 1-2 weeks lead time for ANY custom created order and plan accordingly when holiday roll around! Thank you! ! Custom Created pets are a specialty!

ANY custom item may be filled with fresh Balsam, Lavender, Rose Buds, Chamomile, Rosemary, Jasmine, Lemon Verbena, Lemongrass, Sage, Cedar, Organic Cat Nip, Mugwort or Eucalyptus! Just ask! Each hand made, and as unique and individual as YOU are!

Quilty Critters and Quilty Crafts make unique heirloom quality gifts one will remember always.
My way of recycling is using antique and vintage textiles sewn and fashioned
into creative funny little animals - each one unique unto itself. Every animal conceivable!
Each made using bits of this and pieces of that... you never know what unusual bauble will be made into a Quilty Critter! I have so much fun!
~~~~~~Quilty Critters are best when viewed via Gallery style ~~~~~~

Are you a crafter or creative recycler?
Visit --'BaublesbyQueenartist' THE Place for unusual Vintage Crafting supplies, sequins, shoe clips and buttons @ : www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6719926
look under queenartist1 or Supplies - for Vintage beads, buttons, sequins.

Special orders most welcome, quick turn-around custom orders and shipping!
~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~~*

Brenda Bannon-Gehrke

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5 out of 5 stars
(1157)
Karen

Karen on Mar 23, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

LOVE these little chicks! Thank you and fast shipping as well!

IMuzio

IMuzio on Mar 20, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I ordered a heart garland for Valentine's day and loved it so much I wanted something for Easter. This egg garland is the absolute cutest thing ever. I just love it. I can barely wait to put up my decorations.

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Updates

Many new Spring Chicks will be hatched soon! Check each day for new listings!

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Custom created pets made to order!
A custom magnet order all ready to delight!
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About

From Traditional to Textiles arts... I love it all.

I started Quilty Critters® in 2007 after realizing that many of my friends and family loved my little kitty cats made from bits of recycled antique quilt and vintage buttons, which were little tokens of my appreciation at Christmastime. I would keep a dish of the created ornaments at the door and give them to all who visited.
It was asked of me where I sold them... but I didn't! So I decided to create more of them and put them in coffee houses and cafe's in the local Newton, NJ area. Then I started to sell them on ebay. Some of them fetched quite a following - and there is even a children's museum in Korea which features them in an American crafts exhibit! They are all over the world at this point, having sold over 5,000 (as of 2014!) of the little critters - which range in size and species from Anteater to Zebra!
I often do custom animals per photograph, pet memorials, and donations to animals shelters (from Weasels to Cocker Spaniels and more!) and I have a specific butterfly Quilty Critter that I make with the sole purpose of donating 100% to The Epilepsy Foundation. Doing good makes one feel good... and so I try to do my small part! I have donated to a great many animals rescue leagues as well.
I make many many crafts, I paint, I draw, I create, I design... and everything about me is an influence and inspiration. You might say life itself inspires me.
On a personal note, I am the mother of three - aged 24 to 30 - and they have always been the world to me, even helping me with my creations along the way.

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  • Brenda Bannon-Gehrke

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Textile Artist

    I have been an artist all of my life... since I could hold a Crayola. Every medium fascinates me, and I have a love of vintage and antique materials and notions. Quilty Critters® is my brain child born of that love. Come in and visit me!

Shop policies

Last updated on December 6, 2013
Welcome everyone!
I have busy busy creative fingers, they never want to stop! I enjoy making Quilty Critters (small ornaments made from vintage and antique quilt pieces) and many other assorted crafts. Keep checking for new inventory! My prices vary piece to piece depending on scarcity of embellishment as well as difficulty in creating. Thanks for browsing, stop back anytime! I usually put new items on in the beginning of each week. And I LOVE getting request for new quilty critter ideas! Email me!

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
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Payment
I take Paypal, Credit Card checkout and Personal Checks - delivery upon payment.
Shipping
I ship first class same day as payment is given or received. I'll upgrade to insured and/or signature confirmation if you request and pay for it. I use ALL BRAND NEW shipping materials, as well as recycled soft wrapping paper - which is included in the S&H charges.
Thanks again!
Refunds and Exchanges
I will refund in some cases, but not on custom orders. Convo me if you encounter a problem.
Additional policies and FAQs
My personal guarantee --
If ever there is a stitch loose, a button falls off, etc, send the item back for a free 'repair' FREE OF NO CHARGE. It will be returned to you post haste, along with a bonus gifty as my way of saying thank you! I aim to please and put a smile upon your face!