suzannie

Handmade in the ❤️ of it all - knits & sewn goods

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Announcement    Handmade goodies are hanging out with supplies in my shop these days. Watch for great bargains on beads and yarn as well as the latest thing I decided to whip up.

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Last updated on Nov 27, 2020

Handmade goodies are hanging out with supplies in my shop these days. Watch for great bargains on beads and yarn as well as the latest thing I decided to whip up.

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Suzanne Reich

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Suzanne Reich

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About suzannie

Sales 569
On Etsy since 2007

Knitting and sewing turned from hobbies into a love affair with craft!

In 2006 I was single, employed and debt free enjoying life in Madison, Wisconsin. When I realized that I spent more hours each week knitting than working (which was saying a lot since I worked 50+ much of the time) I decided to take advantage of my lack of obligations to make a career shift and follow my passion for knitting.

After a move back to my home state and parents' house in Canton, Ohio, I began my dream of knitting for my living by creating my Etsy shop in February of 2007. Within a few months I had built an inventory and began doing small craft shows, local events and farmers' markets. I design nearly all items myself and knit every item by hand. In 2013 I added sewn items to my offerings as well after beginning to sew for my own babes and friends. Of course, I also managed all of the logistics and business details as well.

In the ensuing years, my business and my Etsy shop have had periods of my full attention and have had times where they were on cruise control. 2008 brought a move to a new city (Cleveland, Ohio) along with marriage to my wonderful husband Erich. 2010 brought the birth of our first child, Grace. 2012 brought our second, Charles. 2014 brought a move to Akron, Ohio and 2015 brought our third kiddo, Franklin. To our great surprise and joy, 2017 brought along baby number four - Elizabeth.

Time for making goodies is super precious these days, but I gobble it up when I can. Making useful and beautiful things feeds my soul. I am re-creating my little business amidst the glorious mess of mothering - one project at a time. I’m also emptying my hefty stashes of yarn, beads and a variety of other craft supplies while I’m at it.

Shop members

  • Suzanne Kohring Reich

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Once upon a time, I made all the goodies in my shop. I used to use up most of my free time in the making, and the rest in the selling them at local shows. Now I tend my four kiddos, make things when I can, and sell supplies for the attic space.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
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)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
It is very important to me to ensure that all customer are happy with their experience ordering and buying from suzannie handknits, etc. If you are unsatisfied with your order for any reason, please contact me as soon as possible. We can discuss what course of action will remedy the problem most effectively. Options include exchange, refund, repair (if possible), replacement (if possible), store credit and any number of other ideas that you and I could come up with.
Payment
I accept Paypal and payment via Etsy, and I ship orders after receiving payment.

* In addition, I accept cash from local customers who elect to pick up orders from me at shows, markets or other agreed upon locations. If you are a customer in the Cleveland, Akron or Canton, Ohio area and would like to arrange to pick-up your order rather than have it shipped, please contact me and if we can arrange a meet-up, I will refund the shipping charges.
Shipping
I offer free shipping on all US orders of $35 or higher.

Orders below $35 as well as all international orders will be shipped via USPS using Etsy's calculated shipping. Please contact me if the shipping charge for your order seems unreasonable and I will try to find a mutually acceptable solution.