smarmyclothes

handmade clothing and accessories for your inner geek

Michigan, United States · 2162 Sales

smarmyclothes

handmade clothing and accessories for your inner geek

Michigan, United States 2162 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(806)
Shop owner

Lex

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Announcement   Every piece in my shop is handmade by me!
CURRENT TURN AROUND TIMES: (Clothing: 6-8 weeks) (Accessories: 1 week)

See more Smarmy goodness at www.SmarmyClothes.com

smarm·y (smär'mē)
adj., -i·er, -i·est.
1. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech. 2. hypocritically, complacently, or effusively earnest; unctuous. 3. of low or sleazy taste 4. handmade dresses, tops, and skirts with bright colors, mutilated t-shirts, polka dots and stripes.

-Lex

http://www.smarmyclothes.com
http://www.whatthecraft.com

Announcement
Last updated on Mar 21, 2016

Every piece in my shop is handmade by me!
CURRENT TURN AROUND TIMES: (Clothing: 6-8 weeks) (Accessories: 1 week)

See more Smarmy goodness at www.SmarmyClothes.com

smarm·y (smär'mē)
adj., -i·er, -i·est.
1. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech. 2. hypocritically, complacently, or effusively earnest; unctuous. 3. of low or sleazy taste 4. handmade dresses, tops, and skirts with bright colors, mutilated t-shirts, polka dots and stripes.

-Lex

http://www.smarmyclothes.com
http://www.whatthecraft.com

Lex

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(806)
Robot Princess

Robot Princess on Jul 27, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely perfect! This gorgeous dress will be perfect for an upcoming event, and I couldn't be happier with it. Lex was wonderful to work with; not only did she customize the fit and length, she even shipped ahead of schedule! I'll definitely be back for more from this fantastic shop!

jumperoreo

jumperoreo on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It was exactly what I expected.

Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson on Jul 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Bought this dress for my 18 year old daughter, we are both thrilled with how unique and beautiful it is! We both love that it was made to fit her measurements exactly. She wore it on a double date and the other girl had to know how she could get one made too! Thank you so much for making such a special piece for my daughter, it not only fit her figure, it also fit her very unique and wonderful personality and eclectic taste. We will be back to order more custom fit pieces!

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About

Rad clothing for dudettes who want to stand out in a crowd. Embrace your inner circus freak.

SmarmyClothes is a one woman circus act featuring a kaleidoscope of colors, patterns, and subcultures. Every item is designed and made by me.

I'm pretty much self-taught - by training I'm a nurse. I learned to sew in a middle school "Life Skills" class and from my mom. After learning the basic skills of sewing, it was pretty much just lots of practice from there.

I've been selling my stuff since 2003, and SmarmyClothes.com was established in January of 2005. SmarmyClothes was pretty much a hobby until I finished my bachelor's degree (for Nursing) in December of 2005, when I decided that doing fashion design full time sounded like a grand idea.

I work pretty much 7 days a week and my jerk of a boss (hey wait, that's me!) doesn't give me dick for benefits, but I still wouldn't trade my job as a starving artist for anything. I get to stay up late, sleep in, and work in my PJs.

If you're not sick of me already, you can check out my blog: http://whatthecraft.com
I'm probably posting about food as we speak.

I also sing and play bass in a punk rock band - The Extreme Unicorns.

Thanks to all of you that buy my clothes. If you didn't support SmarmyClothes, I know exactly where I'd be... (two words: stool sample). You guys rock!

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  • Lex

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Howdy, I'm Lex! When I'm not eating lots of food or making a mess, I juggle the designing, pattern making, sewing, photographing, web design, and everything else in between here at SmarmyClothes.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 13, 2016
SmarmyClothes is a one woman circus act. I make custom and one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories with a squirt of subculture jawesomeness!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I require payment in full before I can begin on custom orders.

I am happy to accept payments in installments, just contact me!

If you'd like to pay by mail, please contact me before purchase to make arrangements.
Shipping
Please note the current turnaround time before ordering! Please contact me BEFORE ORDERING if you have questions or need your order by a certain date.

CURRENT TURN AROUND TIMES:
-Clothing: 6-8 weeks
-Accessories: 1 week
-One of a kind: 1-4 days

Most sewing patterns are available for immediate download after purchase- you should receive an email from Etsy notifying you that your files is available for download.

Sewing patterns that are not listed as instant download will be emailed to your Paypal address 12-48 hours after payment is received.

IF YOU ARE IN THE US: Most items are automatically shipped Priority (2-3 days), but I am more than happy to ship First Class, just contact me before paying.

IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE OF THE US: Items are shipped via First Class International by default. FCI generally takes 1-2 weeks, but sometimes takes much longer. Please contact me for Priority Shipping information if you need your order by a certain date.

If you would like to purchase insurance for your order, please let me know before you pay!
INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE!
Refunds and Exchanges
All of my items are handmade with care and described as thoroughly as possible.
I have the utmost confidence that you will be 100% satisfied with your item.

If you have a problem with your item or think I've made a mistake, please email me with your concerns within 7 days of receiving your order.

If you choose one of the STANDARD listed sizes for my clothing, you may return it for store credit, provided you contact me within 7 days and the item is returned unworn, unwashed, and undamaged. (The same goes for accessories and items from the "one of a kind" section of my shop.)

If you opt to customize an order in any way- be it custom sizing, alternate fabric, etc. I am not able to accept returns, though I may be able to do alterations for an additional fee. Please contact me within 7 days of receiving your order to discuss such an alteration.

Rush fees are non-refundable.

If you need to cancel an order, please do so in a timely manner. If materials have already been purchased for your order, your refund will be minus the cost of supplies.

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SEWING PATTERNS: Due to the nature of downloadable patterns and templates, all sales are final. Patterns may not be refunded or exchanged.

Please please PLEASE make sure to save a copy of your patterns and templates to an external hard drive or cloud drive. You could even just email the pattern to yourself as an attachment. That way, in the event of a computer virus, crash, etc, you will always have a safe copy of your patterns.

In the event that you lose the pattern and do not have a back-up, please contact me, and I should be able to send you a new copy. I will do this once- and only once. So let me reiterate the importance of backing up your pattern files!
Additional policies and FAQs
GARMENT CARE: I recommend hand washing and laying flat to dry, unless I've included a care card that says otherwise. This will ensure the longest, happiest life of your Smarment.

I use a lot of specialty fabrics and delicate trims (not to mention the hook and eyes and things that will snag), and they really needed to be treated gently. Even the "gentle" cycle on the machine is not recommended.

If you insist of machine washing (at your own risk!), I recommend putting the item inside a sweater bag or pillowcase first.

I can not stress enough how important it is to measure either yourself or a clothing item that fits you well before ordering.

For more information on how to measure yourself, please see: http://smarmyclothes.com/index.php?main_page=page&id=17&chapter=1