PioneerHouse

LETTERPRESS ART and VINTAGE WESTERN WEAR

Knoxville, Tennessee | 15332 Sales

PioneerHouse

LETTERPRESS ART and VINTAGE WESTERN WEAR

Knoxville, Tennessee 15332 Sales On Etsy since 2007

5 out of 5 stars (4319)

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Announcement    Thanks for looking at my letterpress and mixed media art + hand printed paper ephemera from my printmaking studio PLUS vintage apparel & accessories from my brick n mortar store which also specializes in western wear and hillbilly honky tonk, turquoise + art supplies. Thank You for your continued support.

We ship 2-3 times each week, if you have questions please convo Julie via the etsy messaging system.

BRICK & MORTAR:
KNOXVILLE . TENNESSEE
Studio & Store, Downtown
413 S. Gay St . 865-200-8084
For retail hours please reference my website Pioneer-House.com
OPEN
Wednesdays 12-5
Thursdays 12-5
Fridays 1-7
Saturdays 11-6
and by appointment - email me if you are unsure or want to schedule a time to visit - julie [!at] pioneer-house.com

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SPECIAL EVENTS:
For sales & specials please sign up for my mailing list at this link- bottom my web site home page - here:
http://www.pioneer-house.com/

Julie Belcher mixed media paintings at Tante Marie, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. August-October 2019

Julie Belcher mixed media paintings AND Sean Starwars woodcut prints, Anchor and Arrow, New Orleans, Louisiana - April - June, 2019

hey hey Did you know Julie & Phil were chosen for 2019 as creative inspirers VogueWorld 100?
https://www.vogue.com/projects/vogueworld-100-pushing-boundaries
Look for Cowboy Philip Rupp and Julie Belcher

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WHOLESALE - I wholesale a selection of my hand printed paper goods, feel free to convo or email julie [!at] pioneer-house.com for more information.

Pioneer House Paper Goods available in these & many other fine shops
Horse & Hero, Asheville, NC
Yard Dog, Austin, TX
Three Rivers Market, Knoxville, TN
City Feed and Seed, Jamaica Plain, MA

If there is something in particular you are interested in please convo me - I may not have any but can let you know if I do. International customers - Please check my policies section for more info.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/PioneerHouse/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav

SMALL BUSINESS - HANDMADE. Thank you for your support of artisan products handmade in the South with salvaged equipment, recycled paper, re-purposed inks, original and vintage engraved imagery, antique typography.

I was the Etsy featured seller in September 2008 with my company Yee-Haw Industries, started in my Mom's back yard in 1997. Check it out. https://blog.etsy.com/en/featured-seller-yeehaw/

Social PIONEER HOUSE
WEB: Pioneer-House.com
FACEBOOK: PioneerHouseofLetterpress
INSTAGRAM: @SquirrelsGoneWild
INSTAGRAM: @PioneerHouse
INSTAGRAM: @LonesomePinecone
TWITTER: PioneerHaus
PINTEREST PioneerHaus

Thank You, Julie

All images protected by Copyright ©1997-2019 Julie Belcher
& are not to be reproduced in any way. All Rights Reserved.

Announcement

Last updated on Dec 10, 2019

Thanks for looking at my letterpress and mixed media art + hand printed paper ephemera from my printmaking studio PLUS vintage apparel & accessories from my brick n mortar store which also specializes in western wear and hillbilly honky tonk, turquoise + art supplies. Thank You for your continued support.

We ship 2-3 times each week, if you have questions please convo Julie via the etsy messaging system.

BRICK & MORTAR:
KNOXVILLE . TENNESSEE
Studio & Store, Downtown
413 S. Gay St . 865-200-8084
For retail hours please reference my website Pioneer-House.com
OPEN
Wednesdays 12-5
Thursdays 12-5
Fridays 1-7
Saturdays 11-6
and by appointment - email me if you are unsure or want to schedule a time to visit - julie [!at] pioneer-house.com

*********************
SPECIAL EVENTS:
For sales & specials please sign up for my mailing list at this link- bottom my web site home page - here:
http://www.pioneer-house.com/

Julie Belcher mixed media paintings at Tante Marie, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. August-October 2019

Julie Belcher mixed media paintings AND Sean Starwars woodcut prints, Anchor and Arrow, New Orleans, Louisiana - April - June, 2019

hey hey Did you know Julie & Phil were chosen for 2019 as creative inspirers VogueWorld 100?
https://www.vogue.com/projects/vogueworld-100-pushing-boundaries
Look for Cowboy Philip Rupp and Julie Belcher

*********************
WHOLESALE - I wholesale a selection of my hand printed paper goods, feel free to convo or email julie [!at] pioneer-house.com for more information.

Pioneer House Paper Goods available in these & many other fine shops
Horse & Hero, Asheville, NC
Yard Dog, Austin, TX
Three Rivers Market, Knoxville, TN
City Feed and Seed, Jamaica Plain, MA

If there is something in particular you are interested in please convo me - I may not have any but can let you know if I do. International customers - Please check my policies section for more info.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/PioneerHouse/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav

SMALL BUSINESS - HANDMADE. Thank you for your support of artisan products handmade in the South with salvaged equipment, recycled paper, re-purposed inks, original and vintage engraved imagery, antique typography.

I was the Etsy featured seller in September 2008 with my company Yee-Haw Industries, started in my Mom's back yard in 1997. Check it out. https://blog.etsy.com/en/featured-seller-yeehaw/

Social PIONEER HOUSE
WEB: Pioneer-House.com
FACEBOOK: PioneerHouseofLetterpress
INSTAGRAM: @SquirrelsGoneWild
INSTAGRAM: @PioneerHouse
INSTAGRAM: @LonesomePinecone
TWITTER: PioneerHaus
PINTEREST PioneerHaus

Thank You, Julie

All images protected by Copyright ©1997-2019 Julie Belcher
& are not to be reproduced in any way. All Rights Reserved.

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Updates

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About PioneerHouse

Sales 15,332
On Etsy since 2007

Wood block, sewing machine, antique typography, cowgirl boots, salvaged ink, recycled paper, beeswax...

You are my Sunshine!
I was a teenage girl expert at Seventeen Magazine, it’s not all shrink it and pink it.
Vinyl designer for Blue Note Records.
Founded Yee-Haw Industrial Letterpress in Mom's backyard.
Wax and Paper - letterpress with mixed media
Pioneer House paper goods & vintage western wear in brick and mortar studio.

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  • Julie Belcher

    Owner, Designer

    Julie Belcher is an Appalachian artist, dedicated handmade advocate & appreciator of re-use ideology. She studied graphic design before helping to launch the hand-set letterpress revival over 2 decades ago.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 3, 2019
Hello Friends & Neighbors,

Thanks for looking at PIONEER HOUSE. I have a fabulous letterpress printmaking & design studio in downtown KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE and a satellite studio in NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. Our retail store and letterpress studio is in downtown Knoxville. I utilize salvaged equipment, recycled papers and re-purposed inks in an historic 19th century building. Contemporary work with traditional materials... I have 20+ years of experience in my own letterpress studio and 30+ years as a graphic designer.

Hope you like what you see. Julie Belcher

I usually only post 1 or 2 of each item - "1 in stock" only means 1 in the etsy store at a time - if you have a question about getting more than the number listed please convo me - also if you are interested in an item that is listed as "sold out" please ask, I may have another. I am selling my old favorite Yee Haw Industries inventory and many artist proofs that many of you have been asking for since my restructure of the studio in January, 2013.

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As with all handmade work - items are different from piece to piece. My prints are hand pulled from wood blocks of image & type with hand mixed inks. Much of my typography is well over 100 years old, dinged up and scratched. The characteristics of the materials create texture, wood grain & a distressed look when printed. I subscribe to the "kiss" method of hand printing not the "bite" method. Inks kiss the paper - thus the impression is not always a super deep one - this is the correct method in order to preserve the type so it can be used for another century or 2. The process sometimes creates ghost images on the back of the paper. These are not defects, the ink has not smeared, transferred or melted in transit. I use a variety of papers - much of it is 100% post consumer recycled and I also use paper from a family run paper company that has run on green power for over a century.

Everyone's computer shows digital colors differently... so if your print varies a bit from the photo there could be several reasons for that. If you have any questions please ask me & THANKS A LOT.

Please do not steal art, that ain't nice. It's hard work to come up with original ideas but you can do it.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
All purchases are final, I do allow limited exchanges with prior approval. (see shipping info for protection en route to you as damages do happen). Please let me know if you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason and I will evaluate per situation - I want you to love what you order.

All vintage clothing and accessories are final sales.

Shipping insurance is recommended as no one is perfect & sometimes packages get run over by a truck on their way to you - no kidding, please ask me if you want your package insured.

If you get an incorrect order or if you receive a damaged package you must tell me within 1 week of receipt so I can correct the situation. After that it is considered a final sale.
Payment
I accept PayPal & all credit cards + Etsy gift certificates via PioneerHouse.Etsy.com If you have any trouble ordering please convo me.
Shipping
DELIVERY
Please supply a secure location for delivery of your order, I do not ship packages that require a signature for delivery as that most often causes more problems than not - if you need a signature confirmation of delivery please request it in advance, it does cost extra. If your package was priority mail & marked as delivered by USPS & stolen off of your porch the insurance will be denied so please make sure your delivery address is secure - consider shipping to a business address.

PACKAGING
I make & sell many types of handmade wares - some ship in a tube, stayflat, box, cardboard flat or padded envelope, I primarily use new packaging materials to ensure safe delivery. I know shipping costs are ridonkulous but please understand for limited edition work it's worth paying a bit more to make sure it arrives safely. If you have a concern about how your order will ship please convo me before ordering. If your shipping payment is less than it actually costs me to ship it to your location it will go a more economical method that matches your payment. How it ships depends on your location & what you order. Shipping is not just the cost of a stamp - please keep that in mind.

SHIPPING PROCESS
I use the shipping address listed in your PP payment. If this is a gift please let me know so I can ship it to the correct location.

I normally ship 2 or more times each week so it's possible your order may ship the same day I receive it, if you have a situation that needs immediate attention after you place your order & before it ships please let me know via convo.

You can check to see if your item has shipped in "Your Etsy >> Purchases." I click "shipped" when it is packed - it normally goes out that day - but if it's a weekend it may not ship until the following Monday. I do not know if you do not receive your item unless you tell me & the post office is not 100% reliable - nor is any shipping method, please let me know if you don't receive your order.

If you order a single or a few prints they ship in a tube which is the safest way to transport them without damage, simply unroll and lay flat prints upside down when they arrive, you can also gently roll the print the other way. I only ship flat for orders of 10 or more poster sized prints & there may be an additional charge.

POST OFFICE USPS
If your shipping amount was under $6 your order will most likely come via USPS FIRST CLASS - this does not get a tracking number. Normally orders over $6 will come either USPS PRIORITY MAIL & a tracking number is sent to your email, please check for it.

MULTIPLE ITEM COMBINED SHIPPING
If you see several items you want in my store, you can order them & pay, then I will combine shipping & evaluate per order and sometimes refund you via paypal based on the actual cost to your location. If you want to contact me in advance for large orders I are happy to estimate it for you. As mentioned above different types of items ship in different types of packaging - multiple item purchases are not always able to ship in the same container - sometimes it will come in 2 packages. If your shipping amount paid allows I will always try to send your order via Priority or UPS so it can be tracked.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS
I have had so many requests for international orders - you must ask me in advance, you will not be able to add to cart and buy from etsy without an adjustment from me to your country. Please send me a convo with what you would like to order and your address so I can research your shipping cost - I will post a custom order for you with the appropriate shipping to your country. Thanks so much. I do ask that you make an order of at least $75 - The shipping method I use is USPS Priority Mail International and it can be expensive depending on the weight of your purchase and where it is going. I have had problems with items going USPS First Class getting lost in transit so I prefer a quicker method that we both can track. You will receive the tracking number when it ships.

As always if you have a question about shipping or prefer a certain shipping method just ask me, I can figure out the shipping charges before you order.
Additional policies and FAQs
APPAREL SIZING-for vintage items
Please go by the actual measurements on each listing - most vintage sizes do not
translate into current sizes correctly. If in doubt measure an item that you currently own & compare to the online item. PLEASE ask me questions before you order - Vintage items are sold as is & I do not take returns or exchanges.

APPAREL SIZING- for new items
I use these descriptors for tee shirt fit:
ADULT - These are regular cut adult shirts that are not fitted in the waist or shoulders.
GIRLY - These are a more fitted shirt style with a tapered waist & narrower shoulders.
KIDS - These will be better described in each item, sometimes I have infant (6, 12, 18 month) toddler (2T, 3T, 4T) youth (XS, S, M).
SKIRTS - see description for actual measurements for S, M, L

Sorry but I am no longer able to offer products on CONSIGNMENT but I do WHOLESALE letterpress goods only - email julie [!at] pioneer-house.com. I also offer select paper goods & posters for wholesale purchase - if you have a shop & want to resell my wares email me. I do not wholesale any vintage or clothing items.

CONTACT ME via Convo or
Pioneer House of Letterpress and Vintage
Brick and Mortar Shop
Julie Belcher, owner & creative director
413 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Julie [!at] Pioneer-House.com
865-200-8084 studio/store