quincepie

Handmade bags and knitting needle cases

Machynlleth, United Kingdom · 6625 Sales

Announcement   I hand make all my bags and needle cases using carefully selected fabrics. Every design is my own creation, carefully developed to create a useful bag or case.

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Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

I hand make all my bags and needle cases using carefully selected fabrics. Every design is my own creation, carefully developed to create a useful bag or case.

Elaine Weston

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Elaine Weston

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About

Making practical things for practical people.

When I left teaching, hubby and I bought a run down cottage in Mid Wales to do up and relish the peace and quiet of the country side.

There were no plans other than to restore the garden and walk the dogs over the miles of unspoilt paths that this area has to offer.

Life has a curious habit of putting opportunities to you that had never been imagined...welcome home daughter!

It all started by making a few spindle cases for her shop and developed into turning ideas into designs for functional bags, cases and aprons that knitty people would want to buy.

The needle cases and project bags were trialled by ourselves and friends, before the final design was put in the shop.

The other major design work were the craft aprons. We were tired of a heavy weight around our necks or waists when we were doing shows, so the functional cross over strap apron with good sized zipped pockets was designed.

I love searching for all the different fabrics that I use for my designs. The stack of colourful fabric in my workroom is a delight to behold!

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  • Elaine Weston

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    I have always loved sewing and made my daughter's clothes when she was young, I now indulge this passion as a small business, designing my own projects and searching for the fabrics to make them from.

  • Daughter

    Advisor

  • Husband

    Moral Support

Shop policies

Last updated on January 25, 2017
Thank you for browsing my shop.

Please note that colours appear differently on different computer screens. I do my best to make sure that the colours in photos are as close to the original fabric as possible.

I live and work in rural Mid-Wales and share my home with 2 lovely dogs, I try to keep everything as uncontaminated as possible, but can't guarantee no stray hairs. No members of my household smoke.

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 returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept 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)
Returns and exchange details
Items are sold as seen, I want you to be happy with your order, please make sure you read the item description so you know exactly what you're buying!

Please note that colours appear differently on different computer screens. I do my best to make sure that the colours in photos are as close to the original fabric as possible.

If you have any questions please contact me.

If you are not happy with your item I will accept returns, but at the buyers expense, unless the item is in some way faulty. Refunds will not be processed until the item is returned to me, I recommend you use a form of delivery that requires a signature for your own peace of mind. If you wish to return your item you must contact me within 14 days of receiving your item.

If an item arrives damaged I will refund, or replace the damaged part of your order.

If there are any problems with your order, please contact me. I will work with you to make it right.
Payment
You can pay for your order via Paypal, or using Etsy's Direct Checkout with a credit or debit card.

If you pay via e-check then I can't send the items until after the e-check has cleared, if it is an international e-check then this can take more than a week.

You can cancel your order at any time before the order has been posted out, please contact me to arrange this. Once your order has been posted I won't be able to refund you until the item is returned to me.
Shipping
Parcels are only sent out early morning on Mondays and Thursdays due to the opening hours of my small local post office. I live in a remote location and it is not possible to send orders outside of these times.

I send all regular orders below £100 in value using a regular non-tracked service. Orders over this amount are sent using a tracked service at no extra cost.
If you would like to add tracking to any order below £100 in cost you can purchase this listing

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/209706202/shipping-upgrade-tracking-and-signature


I charge postage at as close to cost as possible.

I currently send all UK mail using a 48 hour service, most items arrive 2 days after posting, but it can take slightly longer.

Please allow up to 15 working days for UK mail from dispatch for an item to arrive, 20 working days for European mail, 25 working days for all other international mail.
In my experience post often arrives far quicker than this, but I can't report an item as missing with Royal Mail until after these periods of time have elapsed.
If it remains missing after this time I will do my best to replace your order or will offer you a refund.


International orders over certain values (this varies depending on your country) may be charged customs fees. This is out of my control, and any fees that the items incur are at the buyers expense. I am more than happy to split parcels so they come in under the customs limit, please send me a message with your purchase and I will let you know if you need to pay any extra postage. It is illegal for me to mark parcels as a "gift".
Please check that what you are purchasing will be allowed through customs in your country, if items are returned to me due to being refused by customs I will refund the cost of the item, but not the shipping fees.

I print out the invoice generated by Etsy to use as your shipping address. Please make sure this address is correct. If you need it sent to another address please send me a message at the time of purchasing.
Additional policies and FAQs
ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD SUBJECT TO UK AND EU LAWS AND LEGISLATION. ALL CLAIMS MUST BE BROUGHT THROUGH THE UK COURT SYSTEM.
Privacy
This Privacy Policy describes how and when I collect, use, and share information when you purchase an item from me, contact me, or otherwise use my services through Etsy.com or its related sites and services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including Etsy or any third party services you access through Etsy. You can reference the Etsy Privacy Policy to learn more about its privacy practices. Nathan should then go on to include information on the following.

Information I Collect
To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorised Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information (for a custom order of jewellery, for example), if you contact me directly.

Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It
I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:
*as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;
*when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for my mailing list;
*if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and
*as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as 1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and 2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and
Terms of Use.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:
*Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.
*Service providers. I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as delivery companies. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services.
*Business transfers. If I sell or merge my business, I may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.
*Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

Data Retention
I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 4 years.

5. If transferring personal information outside of Europe, how the transfer will be handled
GDPR requires you to disclose if you transfer personal information outside of the EU and the legal bases you rely on to do so, such as consent and contractual necessity. Nathan uses Google Cloud, which is Privacy This Privacy Policy describes how and when I collect, use, and share information when you purchase an item from me, contact me, or otherwise use my services through Etsy.com or its related sites and services.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that I do not own or control, including Etsy or any third party services you access through Etsy. You can reference the Etsy Privacy Policy to learn more about its privacy practices. Nathan should then go on to include information on the following:

1. Personal information he collects
Nathan should go on to explain what information he collects from buyers, why he needs the information, how he uses it to fulfill orders, the third parties with whom he shares the information, and the length of time he keeps the information. Here's an example:

Information I Collect

To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorised Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information (for a custom order of jewellery, for example), if you contact me directly.

2. The legal bases he relies on to collect, use, and share personal information
The GDPR requires that you explain the legal bases you rely on to collect, use, and share personal information. The legal bases may include a buyer’s affirmative consent to receive marketing messages, compliance with legal obligations, and a seller’s use of the personal information in their legitimate interests (improving their services, for example). Throughout his privacy policy, Nathan should be as clear as possible about where and why he's relying on these different legal bases. For example:

Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It

I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including:

as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfil your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;
when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for my mailing list;
if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and
as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as 1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and 2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use.
3. The third parties with whom he shares personal information
The GDPR requires that you disclose the details of any personal information you share with third parties. Nathan should explain to his buyers why, when, and with whom he may share buyers’ personal information. For example:

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

Etsy. I share information with Etsy as necessary to provide you my services and comply with my obligations under both the Etsy Seller Policy and Etsy Terms of Use.
Service providers. I engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to my shop, such as delivery companies. I will share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services.
Business transfers. If I sell or merge my business, I may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.
Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.
4. The length of time he keeps personal information
The GDPR requires you to disclose the period of time during which you will store personal information. Nathan should consider how long he needs to retain information for business purposes and to comply with any legal or tax obligations, and keep in mind that data shouldn't be kept for any longer than necessary. For example:

Data Retention

I retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with my services and as described in my Privacy Policy. However, I may also be required to retain this information to comply with my legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce my agreements. I generally keep your data for the following time period: 4 years.

5. If transferring personal information outside of Europe, how the transfer will be handled
GDPR requires you to disclose if you transfer personal information outside of the EU and the legal bases you rely on to do so, such as consent and contractual necessity. Nathan uses Google Cloud, which is Privacy Shield certified, so he should explain to his buyers that he relies on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer of his buyers’ personal information outside of the EU. For example:

Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU
I may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, I may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction. If I am deemed to transfer information about you outside of the EU, I rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

Your Rights
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:
*Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
*Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
*Object. You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from me after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
*Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

How to Contact Me
For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Elaine Weston, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at quincepie [!at] btinternet.cmom Alternately, you may mail me at:

Elaine Weston, Dugoed Bach, Mallwyd, SY20 9HR UK

More information

Last updated on Mar 27, 2016
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

Sorry, the handmade nature of my work means that I do not offer wholesale discounts. You are welcome to buy items and sell them on in your own retail outlet.

Care instructions

Most items are not washable. I would recommend spot cleaning with a damp cloth.

Gift wrapping and packaging

I can send items as a gift to an alternative address.
Orders outside the EU will have to be posted with a customs form, which by law, must disclose the value of the items inside.