Vintage Chenille is Fun, Funky & a little Sassy
Made my first quilt out of vintage chenille for my "antique" bedroom about 15 or more years ago. Didn't care for the cotton or eyelet style of bed-skirts, so I bought a white cutter vintage chenille bedspread that became my first "vintage chenille bed-skirt".
Etsy is perfect where I can create lovely baby quilts, baby crib sets, bed-skirts, pillows, quilts and more.
My ambition is to continue to be creative, enjoy my sewing and give lovely, hand-made items to other people to enjoy as much as I did creating the item.
Owner, Designer, Creator
Seamstress, tailor, designer, costumes, bridal gowns, wedding party attire, dolls, children's clothing & toys, jewelry making, artist and now specializing in creating items out of vintage chenille. Wife, Mother and Grandmother!
Thank you, Deb
Accepted payment methods
- Money Order
Please note I collect sales tax on orders within the state of Florida 6%.
POLICY regarding Money Order and personal checks for payments: Both are still accepted however a money order must be a USPS Money Order and I must receive the payment within five days. Both payments need to clear before I ship out the item. I would appreciate communication if you feel it may take longer for the payment to reach me. Thank you.
All orders are final. Please read return policy.
At this time I am shipping in the United States, Canada and Australia.
International buyers, please send me a message if you are interested.
I am not responsible for an item lost or damaged in shipment. If you want insurance, please ask.
Returns and exchanges
If you feel I have described an item incorrectly, PLEASE contact me so we can come up with a solution and a refund will be made if necessary minus shipping costs.
Having good customer relations is very important to me.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders for baby quilts, crib-skirts and bed-skirts will be set up as a "Custom Order" with a 30% deposit on the initial listing. When the item is completed a final "Custom Order" listing will be made including the shipping costs.
Quilts can take 3 to 6 weeks for completion, crib-skirts and bed-skirts 2 to 4 weeks. These time frames are an estimate, depending on fabric availability and my time.
Custom Orders are not refundable, nor do coupon codes apply.
I am not an expert on vintage Chenille or vintage linens. I can only let you know what I've done with my fabrics and what worked or didn't work for me especially with washing the pieces.
Washing vintage chenille some say to only use cold water, only use delicate agitation, and to line dry. Recently I've started using only Dreft baby laundry detergent. I've stopped using Tide and won't use anything that strong. I only use OxiClean and Biz when I'm trying to remove stains and such from vintage linen I've purchased. I use 20 Mule Team Borax, it is a natural fabric softener and helps brighten up the fabrics. Do not use OxiClean or similar harsh products with fabrics that contain Lurex (metallic threads) as it will disintegrate the threads. I do use cold water and I do use the dryer. Do not let the quilts sit wet, dry promptly.
Many of the older chenille bedspreads were not dyed until after they were made and the dyes used back then were not as colorfast as today's fabrics.
Certainly wash by sorting your colors. If any of my chenille pieces have been over dyed, or I suspect they have been I will inform you. I DO NOT over dye any of my chenille pieces or items I make. I will suggest that you not only was in cold water but add several Shout Color Catchers in the wash cycle to "catch" any colors that may bleed and add some distilled white vinegar to the rinse cycle which will help the colors from bleeding. This is just for precautionary measures. Again, please know that I DO NOT over-dye anything myself, but may have purchased it that way. Certainly wash by sorting your colors.
Note to any collector of vintage linens you may want to use cleaning products especially recommended for older fabrics & linens.
If you are looking for something in particular, please send me a message, I just might have what you are looking for, or maybe know someone else who does.
I am looking for good customer service and a great shopping experience for you, so please ask me questions and give me good feedback.