Vintage-Inspired Organic Clothing & Eco-Friendly Goods

Goose Lake, Iowa

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Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Thank you for taking a moment to read my shop policies, as these policies apply to all purchases made through my Etsy store. I'm pretty laid-back and flexible, but this page will provide some basic guidelines for you.

All of my apparel is handmade by me using eco-friendly materials and practices. Here's a little bit about how I try to make my clothes and accessories as eco-friendly as possible.

Having grown up in a home with a huge backyard with a creek beyond the back fence, I have a well-developed affection for nature. I believe we must respect our ecosystem and all the creatures that share it with us. As a fiber artist, I try to make choices that reflect this respect. A fiber artist faces some issues, such as the impact of the dyeing process, that are different from those of other businesses. To minimize the environmental impact of my paints and dyes, I use natural colorants and low-impact fiber-reactive dyes. No heavy metals are used in the dyeing process and my earth-derived pigment paints are affixed using homemade soy milk instead of chemicals. I try to ensure that the companies from whom I purchase my fabric and yarn share my commitment to the environment and to the people who produce these materials.

Since dyeing and sewing both require power, we buy into a program that brings a portion of our electricity from alternative sources such as wind and solar power. I keep the studio thermostat turned down anytime I am not there, and everything is plugged into power strips I can shut off before I leave. During the summer, I can put my dye baths outside to let the sun cook them, just like sun tea. Any knitting or crochet power is provided by a free-range, organically-fed artist — me!

As I am the only member of my company, I personally keep a close eye on all the aspects of my ecological impact. I always do my best to ensure that I bring my customers clothing and accessories that are eco-friendly in multiple ways, that are as "green" as possible, and that are good for you and the planet.

Accepted payment methods

Returns and exchanges
If you need to return or exchange your purchase, please contact me within 72 hours of receiving your package. I want you to be satisfied with your purchase, so I will exchange or issue a refund as long as your purchase is returned without being worn, washed, or damaged, and as long as the tags are still attached. I retain the right to refuse refund or exchange if the item is not returned in its original condition. The original shipping charges and the return shipping cost cannot be refunded.

Custom orders and sale items are not returnable - all sales on these items are final.
I currently accept only Paypal. If you need to discuss the possibility of other payment options, just send me a convo. All purchases must be paid for within 48 hours, and will not be shipped until I have received payment.
All purchases will be mailed via USPS with delivery confirmation. Any other shipping options, including insurance, will require additional charges, which I can estimate for you upon request.

As I live out in the country,it may take me a few days to get into town to ship your package, so please be aware of this. Also note that your purchase will likely arrive in a recycled box or mailer. All item are wrapped in recycled tissue paper to look like a special gift.

International buyers, please be aware that the customer will be responsible for any import or customs procedures. Should you need my help, I will do my best to assist you.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you have any questions or concerns with any of the policies stated above, please do send me a convo so I can work with you to address any issues.

Custom order requests are always welcome.