TheLilliePad

Delightful Crochet Gifts & Handmade Treasures

Dawsonville, Georgia · 20901 Sales

TheLilliePad

Delightful Crochet Gifts & Handmade Treasures

Dawsonville, Georgia 20901 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Welcome to The Lillie Pad, full of delightful crochet and handmade treasures such as crochet hats, crowns, ladies accessories, crochet patterns, personalized gifts, and original graphic tees. My crochet Cabbage Patch inspired hats and other products have been featured on Good Morning America, The Daily Mail, Today.com, BuzzFeed and much more!

Exciting news! I am in the process of opening a new shop with fellow Etsian Brianna Torrey to offer craft show and digital sales mentoring services and feedback. Once it launches in Spring of 2017 you will be able to find us at themarketgals.etsy.com

- The Lillie Pad - Ever Delightful. Always Handmade

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Last updated on Feb 7, 2017

Welcome to The Lillie Pad, full of delightful crochet and handmade treasures such as crochet hats, crowns, ladies accessories, crochet patterns, personalized gifts, and original graphic tees. My crochet Cabbage Patch inspired hats and other products have been featured on Good Morning America, The Daily Mail, Today.com, BuzzFeed and much more!

Exciting news! I am in the process of opening a new shop with fellow Etsian Brianna Torrey to offer craft show and digital sales mentoring services and feedback. Once it launches in Spring of 2017 you will be able to find us at themarketgals.etsy.com

- The Lillie Pad - Ever Delightful. Always Handmade

Amanda Lillie

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Updates

Excited to announce that I'll be a guest speaker at SpringBoard: A Makers Conference for New and Seasoned Sellers in April!!!
Cyber Monday Sale is still going on through midnight tonight! 20% off all ear warmers, chunky Pom Pom toboggans, infinity scarves, and three of my button cowl colors. Be sure to shop small this Cyber Monday! thelilliepad.etsy.com
CYBER WEEKEND SALE at The Lillie Pad! Now through Monday take 20% off all pom pom hats, ear warmers, and select button cowls (Butterscotch, Glacier, and barley)

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About

Welcome to The Lillie Pad! Ever delightful and always handmade.

Hi! I'm Amanda, the owner and designer here at The Lillie Pad, as well as a co-founder of Handmades Sale, a craft show based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Lillie Pad is a great place to find whimsical handmade gift ideas for the ones you love. From crocheted ladies accessories and original crochet patterns, to fun housewares and original toddler tees, you are sure to find something to make you smile.

I am in the process of opening a new shop with fellow Etsian Brianna Torrey to offer craft show and digital sales mentoring services and feedback. Once it launches in Spring of 2017 you will be able to find us at themarketgals.etsy.com.

I opened my Etsy shop in 2011 and after losing my teaching job during the recession, my crochet hobby turned into a full-time handmade business overnight when one of my crochet designs went viral worldwide. I became an Etsy top seller and to date and I have sold over 15,000 crochet patterns and over 8,000 handmade items. My work has been featured in The Daily Mail and on Good Morning America and The Today Show as well as Cosmopolitan magazine, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed and more.

Many years ago I began knitting with some college friends. In 2010, while visiting Spain with my husband, a missionary taught me how to crochet. I really connected with the craft and immediately dropped my knitting needles and picked up a set of crochet hooks and took off! After a few weeks of work I showed my Granny some of my first projects. She quietly smiled and left the room and soon returned with a mason jar full of vintage crochet hooks. But these were not just any crochet hooks. They were hooks which had once been used by my great-grandmother and my grandfather. My great-grandmother and her son, my grandfather, were well known for their amazing crochet creations. Granny handed me the jar of hooks and told me to keep making "pretty things" with them.

Those crochet hooks are among my dearest possessions, connecting me to my heritage and reminding me to carry on crafts and traditions of my ancestors. Crochet is in my blood and when I work with my heirloom hooks I feel completely at peace.

In recent years I have also begun making vinyl embellished home goods and personalized gifts such as custom glass soap dispensers, sassy graphic kitchen towels, and original t-shirt designs for babies and toddlers.

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Shop members

  • Amanda Lillie

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Photography

    I love all things homemade! And crochet is my craft of choice. However I have found a new love of making custom designs and personalized gifts. I also like other types of crafts like sewing and knitting. I am the shops owner and chief designer.

  • Dianne

    Maker

    Dianne assists with making Crochet Cabbage Patch Inspired Hats. She is a retired teacher and a grandmother who loves to crochet and spend time with her grandchildren.

  • Kathy

    Maker

    Kathy assists with making crochet Cabbage Patch hats. She is an experienced knitter and crocheter. She is also an awesome mom of four!

  • Janice

    Maker

    Janice assists with making the crochet Cabbage Patch hat. She loves spending time with her family and loves to spend her evening with crochet hook in hand.

  • Brenda

    Maker

    Brenda assists with making the crochet Cabbage Patch Hats. She has many years of crochet experience and works lightening fast with her crochet hook!

  • Miranda

    Shipper, Inspector

    Miranda is the queen of quality control! She checks to make sure each hat is properly sized and meets our rigorous quality requirements before packing all hats to prepare for shipment.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 10, 2017
Welcome to The Lillie Pad, a shop of delightful crochet and handmade treasures! Home of The Lillie Pad's Crochet Cabbage Patch Inspired Hat as featured on DailyMail.co.uk, Today.com, GoodMorningAmerica.com, ABCNews.com, PerezHilton.com, HuffingtonPost.com, Cosmopolitan.com, and many, many more!

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Payment
Custom Made Items: Customers are asked to please submit payment before I begin work on your custom item. Cancellations will only be allowed if something happens and I am unable to complete your order within the agreed-upon timeline in your custom order and you no longer wish to have the item made for you.

Ready-Made Items: Cancellations can be made before shipment. Any cancellations made after item is shipped will be considered a "Return" (see Refund policy).
Shipping
Communication is the most important thing to me! Please contact me, and I will do my best to meet your needs and answer your questions. You can refer to the following shipping policies for my store:

PROCESSING TIME BEFORE SHIPMENT
Current processing times are stated clearly in each item's description. Once you purchase an item a "ship by" date will be listed on your invoice reflecting that processing time, indicating the latest possible date that your item will ship out from me. It does not include shipping (delivery) time.

SHIPPING ADDRESS
-Buyer is responsible for making sure that the shipping address is correct at time of purchase. Customer assumes responsibility for the accuracy of the shipping address.

LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED PACKAGES
-If it looks as if your package might have been lost in transit please contact me. Please know that in rare cases the USPS may take up to 30 days to deliver first class mail.
-Buyer is responsible for having a secure area for the package to be delivered. Items that are lost or stolen after being marked "delivered" are the responsibility of the buyer, and are no longer the responsibility of my shop or the USPS.
-If an item is lost or stolen in transit I am more than happy to assist the buyer any way I can with filing a claim or communicating with the postal service or authorities as within my power.
-If an item is returned to me by the post office as undeliverable for any reason I can resend it to the buyer, but the buyer must re-purchase postage. Otherwise no refunds will be offered if there is a delivery failure as a result of an inaccurate address.
-If an item is damaged upon arrival, whether by faulty design or by rough transit please contact me immediately. Depending on the situation I will work with you to either replace, fix, exchange, or return the item, or I will help with filing a claim with the postal service.

MAILING OPTIONS:
I offer USPS: First Class, Priority, and Priority Express services: Domestic and International services for each. All services come with tracking.
I offerFedEx services, although USPS is the most economical by far.
--The Lillie Pad is not responsible for late delivery of packages with USPS First Class or Priority Mail. Once I ship your order on time as promised according to the ship-by date stated on your invoice, and it is in the possession of the postal service I no longer have any control over the delivery time of your order. If you purchase Priority Express shipping, however, and your order is delivered late you are entitled to a full refund of the shipping charges. Please let me know if that is the case and I can file a USPS claim and refund the postage for you.
--International tracking numbers and customs form numbers may only be limited to tracking a package within the US. Some countries do not continue to use the original tracking number upon arrival in the destination country. If you prefer door-to-door tracking please contact me prior to purchase and I will inform you of your shipping options.

INSURANCE & SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION
-All first class/standard packages are shipped without insurance. Message me prior to purchase if you would like to add insurance for an additional fee.
-All Priority and Priority Express shipments are shipped with insurance.
-I offer signature confirmation on US domestic purchases by request only. Please contact me prior to purchase to add signature confirmation. Additional fees apply.

REMINDER TO INTERNATIONAL BUYERS (ESPECIALLY IN THE UK)
--The Lillie Pad and the United States Postal Service is not responsible for packages that are held over or delayed in Customs.
--The buyer is responsible for any VAT/import/duty taxes or fees that may be levied upon package's arrival. Please be aware of these charges for your individual country prior to purchase. Check your country's postal website for rules before purchase or use this duty calculator to estimate charges: http://www.dutycalculator.com/new-import-duty-and-tax-calculation/
Your postal service could hold your package for VAT charges and will not release the package to you until you pay this fee.
Refunds and Exchanges
Please know that I strive to have a store policy that is fair and equitable to both buyer and seller.

Returns/Exchanges on Ready-Made (non-custom) items are accepted within 30 days of the date of payment for the item(s). Please contact me to let me know you wish to return an item. Buyer pays the return shipping. Once the returned item has arrived back to me, you will be refunded the purchase price, minus the original shipping charges. I reserve the right to withhold refunds on returns until the item is returned to me.

Refunds of Digital Download items: Please contact me if you have a problem with your pattern. I do not offer refund on instant digital downloads except in very special cases (i.e. duplicate orders). Sorry, no refunds on digital download purchases if any of the files have been marked as "downloaded" on Etsy.

Returns/Exchanges on Custom Orders: Sorry, no returns on custom orders, especially on items that are personalized with names or monograms or are made to a special size. Please be sure that you ask any necessary questions about your custom order before purchase to ensure that you and I are clear on the details of your order. For some items in my shop I may be able to offer an exchange for your item (Buyer pays return and new shipping).

EU Right of Withdrawl: Buyers residing in EU countries that are subject to the Right of Withdrawl regulations have the right to return an item within 14 days of receiving the item. This right does not extend to custom-made items nor digital content items in my shop. To initiate the Right of Withdrawl on an applicable item purchased from my shop buyers must contact me directly within the 14 day period after delivery and I will provide a withdrawal/cancellation form to include with the return. The buyer is responsible for paying all return shipping costs.

Return to Sender: Any domestic or international packages (except for those in applicable Right of Withdrawl countries in the EU) marked "refused," "return to sender", "not called for", "undeliverable" etc. by the buyer or postal service upon arrival and are sent back to me (opened or unopened) without prior notification from the buyer are not eligible for a shipping refund, and may or may not be subject to a full or partial refund of the item unless previously agreed upon between myself and the buyer prior to the return. If an item is returned as "undeliverable" I can re-send the package by request, buyer pays for new postage. See Shipping Policies for more info.
Additional policies and FAQs
I stand behind my work 100%. If you are not happy with your order for any reason please let me know immediately and I will work with you fairly to resolve any issues. I value my customers and I place customer service as a high priority in my shop.

Custom Orders
I am happy to do custom orders on some items in my shop. Please contact me to set up a custom order listing.
Please message me for wholesale or consignment information. I can do wholesale or consignment, but only on a limited selection of items in my shop.

More information

Last updated on Apr 27, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Gift wrapping and packaging

All items are packaged neatly and most items are wrapped in pretty, colorful tissue as well before shipment. I am also willing to add a note to recipient to any package. I can do additional gift-wrapping on any item by request. Additional fees may be required depending on the situation.

Custom and personalized orders

I accept custom and personalized orders on almost every item in my shop, including things I've never made before! Please contact me if you would like to inquire about having something made especially for you!

When will my purchase be ready to ship?

The processing time (the time it takes to make your order before it is ready to ship) for each item in my shop is clearly listed in each item's listing details. After purchase a "ship-by" date can be found on your invoice at www.etsy.com/your/purchases. That date indicates the latest possible date your order will be ready to ship unless we have personally discussed otherwise.

Wholesale availability

I am available to do wholesale orders on a limited number of items in my shop. Please contact me with questions about wholesale.

Care instructions

For crochet items: Put items in a delicates bag if possible. Wash on cold, delicate cycle, with like colors. Lay flat or hang dry.

For heat transfer vinyl items (tees, towels, etc): Items are machine washable and dry-able. To ensure longer wear I recommend washing inside-out if applicable, with like colors, and hang or lay flat to dry. Iron on medium to hot on the reverse side of the image. Do not overstretch the fabric of item as it may damage image.

For glass, plastics, and ceramic items: Hand wash only. Not microwave, oven, dishwasher safe, or food-safe.

Sizing details

All sizing details are contained in each item's listing description. If you need assistance with choosing the best size please contact me. I am happy to assist.