Blackberry Bear Turnovers--Sherlockian Capelet in Soft Felted Wools
Mom and I love to collect and felt vintage wool then turn it into a unique and one of a kind wearable art piece. We call these our turnovers(TM) named, as most of the items in our shop are named, after various bakery goods. These lovely felted sweaters, wool yardage, and wool garments, are carefully taken apart to become something new and useful, fun and attractive.
This felted wool capelet is created of a mix of sweater fabric, felted wool yardage, vintage felted wool garments, and decorated with a lovely German wool/acrylic novelty yarn with just a touch of metallic thread to give a glimmer of sparkle. Constructed in my own pattern and arrangement of felt, machine and hand sewing techniques, embellishment, and finished off with a fabulous button, this capelet is a 'one size' garment that will fit you well.
It is virtually 100% felted wool, other than the yarn embellishment, and should be dry cleaned. If you are very proficient in hand washing unusual fiber fabrics: cool water wash and no bleach, gently pressing out the excess water after thorough rinsing, and laying flat to dry, would be recommended.
Our turnover is designed to bring you many years of wonderful warmth, and constructed to last, just as the wool fabrics we have 'rescued' were lovely and durable, and just waiting to be turned into our fun creation!
First Item: $20.00
Additional Items: $2.50
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We will accept an item in return, should you find it not what you were expecting, but you will have to pay it's way back to us. If it returns in its original condition, we will be happy to refund the purchase price to the same account used for the purchase. Please contact us first with your intent to return, and let us know what went wrong....we will be insuring most items depending on purchase price, and should something be lost in transit or arrive damaged, please inform us as soon as you can, so we can institute the process for reimbursement. Ultimately, we want you to be as happy with your purchase as we were making it, so let us know what you need to be happy. The pictures you see are exactly what we are sending; we appreciate the courtesy of receiving returns in the same condition.
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