technodolly

Dream Clothing

Holmfirth, United Kingdom · 578 Sales

technodolly

Dream Clothing

Holmfirth, United Kingdom 578 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   *IMPORTANT YULETIDE NOTICE* I'm now fully booked with Yuletide orders! All orders placed from today will be started when I return from vacation on the 16th of January 2017 (unless already agreed).

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Welcome to my etsy shop!! All the creations in my collection I make to measure especially for you.

I am still able to make any of the garments from my old collection that where available at Alienskin Clothing & will be happy to make it for you. My full collection is not listed here but if you know that you would like something special from my collection, & know what it is, please send me a message & I will be happy to organize a custom listing for you :)

It seems many of you are fans of my *Coat* designs as I am often asked if I can make *Warm Winter* versions of the coats that I offer, well the answer is *Yes*!! I can now offer most of my coats & jackets with a lovely micro fleece liner, & pockets too if you wish :) I have it on good authority that one of my lined coats will keep you snug & warm in minus degree's freezy. Please get in touch if you would like a very special snuggly bear hug of a winter coat this year :D

~ All the garments in this collection are custom made by me (Kate) especially for you :)
From size *PETITE TO PLUS* and everything in between!
Simply send me your measurements before, or when, putting your order through ~

~ Orders usually take between ten & twenty working days to make, depending on the garment. If you would like something made extra fast please send me a message & I'll see what faery magic I can weave to get it to you in time ~

~ WHERE EVER YOU ARE, FROM TIMBUKTU TO KATHMANDU I WILL SHIP TO YOU ~

<3 Together we celebrate our inner Goddess <3

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 18, 2016

*IMPORTANT YULETIDE NOTICE* I'm now fully booked with Yuletide orders! All orders placed from today will be started when I return from vacation on the 16th of January 2017 (unless already agreed).

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Welcome to my etsy shop!! All the creations in my collection I make to measure especially for you.

I am still able to make any of the garments from my old collection that where available at Alienskin Clothing & will be happy to make it for you. My full collection is not listed here but if you know that you would like something special from my collection, & know what it is, please send me a message & I will be happy to organize a custom listing for you :)

It seems many of you are fans of my *Coat* designs as I am often asked if I can make *Warm Winter* versions of the coats that I offer, well the answer is *Yes*!! I can now offer most of my coats & jackets with a lovely micro fleece liner, & pockets too if you wish :) I have it on good authority that one of my lined coats will keep you snug & warm in minus degree's freezy. Please get in touch if you would like a very special snuggly bear hug of a winter coat this year :D

~ All the garments in this collection are custom made by me (Kate) especially for you :)
From size *PETITE TO PLUS* and everything in between!
Simply send me your measurements before, or when, putting your order through ~

~ Orders usually take between ten & twenty working days to make, depending on the garment. If you would like something made extra fast please send me a message & I'll see what faery magic I can weave to get it to you in time ~

~ WHERE EVER YOU ARE, FROM TIMBUKTU TO KATHMANDU I WILL SHIP TO YOU ~

<3 Together we celebrate our inner Goddess <3

Kate Dolly

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About

~ Quintessential Forest Camouflage for Goddesses ~

Over a decade ago Kate & her partner Bez set off on a six month adventure to travel around India & Nepal. Throughout those magickal months she carried with her a sketch book, filling it with designs as she travelled from state to colourful state. The vibrant culture, colours, materials & aromas where a truly inspirational assault on the senses. Soon her sketch book was filled with ideas & it was time to bring those drawings into the real world. And so began the technodolly clothing label.

In time her business evolved from importing her designs from Craft Centre Nepal (an ethical clothes making company in Nepal) to making everything herself. With a keen eye for detail & passion for clothes that are comfortable, whiles looking great & lasting the tides of time, she embarked on a lasting collection that continues to look fresh whiles offering a unique style for each individual.

Today Kate continues to custom make each garment from her collection, offering nearing a hundred unique designs. She takes great care in choosing fabrics that are dyed in the UK, & so are regulated under the UK's dying laws, going some way towards limiting the amount of pollutants that can contaminate mother earth's precious sources of water. All the materials she uses she hand picks herself to ensure that they are of a fine quality & soft to the touch. Everything from communicating with customers, right through to the finished garment & finally the shipping is actualised by Kate.

When asking Kate about her intentions this is how she answered ~
'After giving Bobkin (General Morale Officer & writer of this story) her morning brush & breakfast, I like to meditation or take a walk in the wild Pennine hills before plunging into the day ahead. This helps me start the day with a calm & clear mind, meaning I'm able to focus on the tasks ahead without distraction. As each design is custom made for the individual it's very important for me to have a balanced & attentive mind so I'm able to give full attention to cutting & sewing each & every garment. It's of utmost importance to me that I offer every client a perfect piece of clothing that they will cherish & wear for a long time.'

Kate has accumulated a variety of old & new sewing machines to assist her clothes making, each has a name & personality of they're own. She takes great care in maintaining Berny, Toya & Frizzy, oiling & tuning them regularly. Sometimes she spends more time fussing over the machines than me! Outrageous! She also has a 1950's Singer 99k hand-crank, so if any Solar Storms should happen to take out the grid she can continue to make clothes from whatever is left behind. Maybe a cat bed for me :) Meow.

Kate's thoughts for the future ~
'My goal for the future is to create an organic & fairtrade range of designs, offering a more eco-friendly angle to technodolly or ecodolly :)'

I will leave you now with a few wonderful quotes from happy customers ~

'I fell in love with the druid outfit. Kate made a custom listing for me and worked really hard to have the dress ready and shipped in time for an event. It all worked out great and it arrived way before the event! The druid dress was even more beautiful than I thought it would be. The fabric feels soft, the fitting is beautiful (slimming even) and the sleeves are too. This is now one of my favourite dresses and I thank Kate for her wonderful designs and service! :)'
~ Marjolein (threekidsandcats) ~

'Right off the bat, when I got my package and opened it, I was instantly in love! And I'm going to order another soon in another color. the fit is perfect and the structure is great and I love the color. and so soft and warm, I'm wearing it everywhere today while I run errands and work. Technodolly herself was incredible fun and easy to deal with. Super friendly sparkly and very accommodating my my tons of curious questions and working out the fun details of my custom swirly faerie jacket!'
~ Ao Arts (designsbyao) ~

'Technodolly is amazing. She's very kind and courteous. I had some ideas in mind and she was very willing to add them to my coat. Technodolly is now one of my favourite sellers on Etsy.'
~ Batastrophe ~

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  • Kate Thorne

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Fabric Explorer, Scout, Shoot Organiser, Photographer, Postal Master, Pattern Cutter, Sketcher, Book Keeper

    ~ I'm Kate Thorne, I've been a creative being from moment I entered this world. From making clothes for my teddy bears to wedding dresses for friends. I love making alternative clothes for alternative people. Faerie wear has to be my favourite ~

  • Bobkin

    Morale Officer

    Name ~ Bobkin Job Description ~ General Morale Officer. She is a very vital cog in the machine that keeps technodolly clothing happy & sometimes a little hairy (all hairs are meticulously removed before shipping)& also assists with any loose threads.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 13, 2014
All the garments in my collection are made by me in a happy, comfortable, well-lit environment with access to plenty of herbal tea and ginger biscuits ​​:)
I take great care to create each garment with a heart full of love for every person. Something that is very important to me is that I offer well made clothes for gorgeous girls in all sizes:) I custom make each of the garments for any shape or size. Just send me your bust, waist, hips and height measurements, and I will be able to make any of the garments from my collection a perfect fit for you.

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Refunds and Exchanges
Please note: all items from my collection are custom made to your specifications of size, colour and trim. For this reason I recommend that you carefully consider your size measurements to ensure that the item fits, because each garment is custom made I can not accept returns. If you suspect that a certain size does not fit exactly, all elements can be tailored exactly to your specifications. Just send me your measurements before or during your order.
In some exceptional cases I am willing to accept returns, if the garment is returned to me within a month of receiving, has not been worn and still has its tags. The most important thing is that you are satisfied with the clothes I make for you :)