wildthingsdresses

Girls Boys & Baby Play Clothes by Wild Things Dresses

Chorley, United Kingdom · 6256 Sales

wildthingsdresses

Girls Boys & Baby Play Clothes by Wild Things Dresses

Chorley, United Kingdom 6256 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Wild Things Dresses by author Kirsty Hartley, offers simple imaginative kids play clothes, original animal character dresses dungarees and sewing patterns for your Wild Things. Our happy funky children's clothing is beautifully hand made in the UK.
Wild Thing's kids clothing includes colourful rainbow play dresses & play capes. Influenced by the simplicity of Scandinavian design,60’s & 70’s styling, and random naïve elements and whimsical details which appeal to little ones and parents alike.

Kirsty contributes regularly to leading craft magazines Mollie Makes and Simply Sewing. Her clothes have an international following by press, parents and celebrities alike.

Find out more on the Etsy Blog here: https://blog.etsy.com/en/2014/quit-your-day-job-wild-things-dresses/?ref=etsy_success

Highly commended in the established business category at Mollie Makes 2015.
Wild Things Dresses-Short listed -Junior Magazine - Best New Brand- Emerging New talent 2015.
Wild Things Dresses proudly featured on the etsy home blog Sept 19th.
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/featured-shop-wild-things-dresses/

*Wild Things Dresses features in the Guardian Christmas Gift Guide top 10 for toddlers*
Wild Things voted ranking 6th in babble.com's top 50 etsy baby shops 2012....

For Australian and New Zealand: http://babyology.com.au/lifestyle/beauty-and-fashion/wild-things-funky-little-clothes-to-sew.html

All copyright, design rights and intellectual property rights existing in our designs and products and in the images, text and design of our website / marketing material are and will remain the property of Wild Things Dresses. We will treat any infringement of these rights seriously."

Announcement

Last updated on Feb 16, 2018

Wild Things Dresses by author Kirsty Hartley, offers simple imaginative kids play clothes, original animal character dresses dungarees and sewing patterns for your Wild Things. Our happy funky children's clothing is beautifully hand made in the UK.
Wild Thing's kids clothing includes colourful rainbow play dresses & play capes. Influenced by the simplicity of Scandinavian design,60’s & 70’s styling, and random naïve elements and whimsical details which appeal to little ones and parents alike.

Kirsty contributes regularly to leading craft magazines Mollie Makes and Simply Sewing. Her clothes have an international following by press, parents and celebrities alike.

Find out more on the Etsy Blog here: https://blog.etsy.com/en/2014/quit-your-day-job-wild-things-dresses/?ref=etsy_success

Highly commended in the established business category at Mollie Makes 2015.
Wild Things Dresses-Short listed -Junior Magazine - Best New Brand- Emerging New talent 2015.
Wild Things Dresses proudly featured on the etsy home blog Sept 19th.
http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/featured-shop-wild-things-dresses/

*Wild Things Dresses features in the Guardian Christmas Gift Guide top 10 for toddlers*
Wild Things voted ranking 6th in babble.com's top 50 etsy baby shops 2012....

For Australian and New Zealand: http://babyology.com.au/lifestyle/beauty-and-fashion/wild-things-funky-little-clothes-to-sew.html

All copyright, design rights and intellectual property rights existing in our designs and products and in the images, text and design of our website / marketing material are and will remain the property of Wild Things Dresses. We will treat any infringement of these rights seriously."

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Updates

Hot off the Press GIRL POWER dress is now live !
Perfect for superhero parties - add an initial to personalise
We are proudly featured in Etsy's best 2017 Halloween trends with costumes built to last , for continual play and adventure Halloween and beyond.
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About

Wild Things Dresses by Kirsty Hartley make simple,happy kids play clothes & sewing patterns to inspire adventure and play. Beautifully made in the UK

Welcome to Wild Things Dresses,by designer Kirsty Hartley, home to happy kids clothes for adventure and play. Wild Thing's award winning dress up animal costumes for little girls and boys , funky colourful rainbow print dresses & superhero play capes are all ,beautifully hand made in the UK,
The range has extended to add exclusive digitally printed dresses , play products and teepees to the core range of Wild Things character dresses, dungarees and jackets.
Inspired by her three wild things ,and influenced by the simplicity of Scandinavian design,60’s & 70’s styling ,award winning brand Wild Things has proven popular with press and with a strong celebrity following has become a much covetable label of the moment.
Little ones love to wear the strong colours and simple imagery, and grown ups like the subtle retro influences and elements of childhood nostalgia, and random naïve elements and whimsical details which appeal to little ones.

You can now and sew for your own Wild Things with beautiful step by step Wild Things patterns and pattern books.

Wild Things was short listed by Junior Magazine as Best New Brand Emerging New talent .

All items designed,styled ,photographed,and either custom made or made in small quantities from our studio here in the heart of the Lancashire hills in England.

I pride myself on creating colourful contemporary clothes with a truly handmade feel,using detail and techniques which show true craftsmanship,enlisting the support of two outstanding machinists during busy periods.
'I hope your little ones enjoy the dresses as much as I do creating them.'

For Wild Things sewing patterns and books :
'Wild Things: Funky Little Clothes to Sew'
'Wild Things to Make'
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kirsty-Hartley/e/B00OA19TSO
USA: http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Things-Funky-Little-Clothes/dp/0297871250/
Australia & New Zealand:
http://www.booktopia.com.au/wild-things-kirsty-hartley/prod9780297871255.html
http://www.bookworld.com.au/books/wild-things-kirsty-hartley/p/9780297871255

All copyright, design rights and intellectual property rights existing in our designs and products and in the images, text and design of our website / marketing material are and will remain the property of Wild Things Funky Little Dresses. We will treat any infringement of these rights seriously."

Shop members

  • Kirsty Hartley

    Owner, Creator, Marketer

    Hello ,I’m Kirsty Hartley ,of Wild Things Funky Little Dresses. I make fun colourful little girls play dresses ,here in the heart of rural Lancashire, England, where I live with my partner, and three little wild things, who provide my inspiration.

  • Maria

    Maker, Seamstress Extraordinaire

    One of Wild Things elves ,Maria sews with outstanding skill,to add a professional touch to Wild things creations.Maria who helps out when the going gets tough,is also a highly experienced University technician.

  • Rachel

    Maker, Detail Seamstress

    It's all in the detail, and elf Rachel certainly delivers. A qualified costumier, Rachel helps to add detail to those gorgeous character faces,and appliques. Rachel also works in costume conservation,so expect perfection.

Production partners

  • Bellallu Manufacturing

    Scotland, United Kingdom

    Bellallu Manufacturing is a small studio workshop based in Scotland established to support Wild Things Dresses in making beautiful handmade pieces. Each item is handmade in small quantities by expert sample makers.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 2, 2018
Hello and welcome to Wild Things.
I hope you enjoy your purchase as much as I have designing it.

All pieces are made with practicality, design and element of fun in mind,and produced in very limited batches ,in our studio here in the heart of Great Britain,so you won't spot another out there!

Please use size guide when ordering.All pieces are designed for comfort,so do expect room for growth and layering.All fabrics are sourced for their high quality,but vary in their origin,so it is recommended you wash at 30 degrees to protect colour,and press on reverse,particularly cord items.
Take care with items with buttons with small children.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts 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
Refunds should be notified within 14 days of receipt and returned within 30 days.
However, if you are at all dissatisfied with your purchase I will be more than happy to discuss alternatives.
Returns are made at the buyers expense.
Please see recommended shipping times for all worldwide destinations in my detailed shipping policies. Tracking can be added at the buyers discretion , and is included as standard with all express shipping choices.

If items are returned to us after two or more unsuccessful attempts at delivery we may require payment of a redelivery charge based on the original method of delivery.

If an item is not received by you, we must be notified via email or via the "Contact Us" page within 30 days of your estimated delivery date. If we are not notified within this timeframe we will be unable to assist you in locating or replacing your missing item.

For non custom made EU orders a refund may be made under the terms of the EU Distant selling regulations should you wish to return your item in its original state.

We are a small handmade business and value your support. We are always happy to work with you to provide the best product for you.
Payment
Payment by paypal or direct checkout at the time of order.
Shipping
Items made to order will be shipped after 7-14 working days of receipt of payment,sooner where possible. If we experience delays, due to volume, you will be notified to discuss this. You will be notified when the goods are shipped.
Please use size guide when ordering.
Shipping times may vary,and Wild Things cannot be held responsible where delays to delivery times occur which are out of our control.
Shipping within the UK normally takes 2-3 working days.
Shipping to the US will normally take between a week to 10 days.
Shipping to EU will normally take 3-7 days.
Other global destinations may vary dependent on local postal service.
Please state if you would like to add insurance or a 'signed for' trackable' service to your order .We advise adding tracking should you feel this is necessary from previous experience.
Please note tracking is not added unless requested.
If you would like your item for a particular date please let me know by ending a short message at the time of order and we will do our best to accommodate this.
For further peace of mind you may add:
: UPS full express trackable service please add this at checkout.
:'signed for service' please also add this at checkout.Goods are sent with UK Royal Mail.

Local Taxes should they occur are the responsibility of the buyer.

* We regret we cannot accept responsibility for items which may be delayed in transit due to postal service irregularities*
Returns are made at the buyers expense.
Thankyou x
Additional policies and FAQs
All fabrics are sourced for their high quality,and tested to 40 degrees, but vary in their origin,so it is recommended you wash at 30 degrees to protect colour,and press on reverse,particularly cord items, and metallic applique.
The additional use of fabric softeners is not recommended and should be used at the buyers discretion ,as the life of the garment can be shortened due to their enzyme qualities, and may harm sensitive skin.

Take care with items with buttons or trims with small children.

All copyright, design rights and intellectual property rights existing in our designs and products and in the images and will remain the property of Wild Things Funky Little Dresses. We will treat any infringement of these rights seriously.
Wild Things Funky Little Dresses is proud to be a member and support the aims and objectives of the trade organisation ACID (Anti Copying in Design).