Monday, December 1, 2014

New items and Etsy shop set up!

Our first sale was in Port Townsend, WA, and we were well received.  It had been years since I had set up a craft sale so we will be making changes, but we had fun!  Sarah got to experience "retail" and feedback from customers!  

Blog only specials.  All prices include shipping!  Sales ends Dec 31, 2014

This is a classic set of Raggedy Ann and Andy is sure to capture your child's imagination and love.
$30 (Shipping included)--Contact me

Crayon roll ups, perfect for the purse, nature bag, school pack, camping, and more!  Sure to strike up a creative spark! Print varies. Team it with a great doddle, coloring, or drawing pad and your child is sure to have hours of imaginative fun, even on the go. We use ours in our nature bag, and it keeps those pesky crayons where we can always find them!

$8 and includes shipping Fabric varies. Please ask for "colors available

For a limited time the Nature/Flower Press will include a Wildflower Coloring book as well as a crayon roll up.  Contains removeable small parts.
Wooden press for all your nature treasures that you want to keep and later create with. 

 The Kindness Elf
The story of how the
kindness elf came to be.

One day, two years ago, Sarah thought about how it would be nice if there was a visiting elf that encouraged children to be kind to each other and do kind things for others. Thus Sarah’s Kindness Elf was born. Sarah’s elf has encouraged her to bake cookies for neighbors, make cards for shut ins, pickup litter, and so much more. Sarah’s Kindness Elf, the first Kindness Elf, was named Joy, but each elf has their own name. Maybe it’s a name that the Christmas Spirit gives to him or her, or perhaps it’s a name that Sarah has chosen. Each elf is lovingly created for its new child/family.

Each elf is created by hand so size varies a bit, between 13-15 inches tall. Cloth body and limbs, cloth or felt clothing. Fiber Fill stuffing, and bottom eyes.

Please specify the name (or names) of your child or children for the Welcome letter.

In December all elves are mailed priority mail through the USPS. 

$25 includes shipping

 Me-Me Holders. When Sarah was young she used a pacifier. One day when she was about 9 months old she was crying and pointing to her "binky" sobbing, "me-me" thus, since that day onward, we have called a binky a me-me. Even her baby cousin took to calling it that.

It was sometime before Kim figured out the best way to attach a "me-me" to Sarah's jacket so that it wouldn't' get lost but Sarah and Mom finally settled on this. Fabric varies. 

Pocket dolls are sure to please the parent as well as the child. These are wonderful hand washable pocket toys that are sure to entertain a child's imagination giving mom and dad a few minutes, or more, of time to order their dinner, listen to the sermon in church, or make that phone call. When finished with them, fold them up and put them away, so the babies can take a nap.

$10 including shipping (will combine shipping, just ask!) Many of these are indeed crafted by Sarah!

Cute Pony Jump Rope will have you little one galloping across the sidewalk on wild adventures as their imagination takes hold! Sarah has recently become enchanted by ponies. Has your little one? These are the PERFECT stocking stuffer. Because of being hand made, each set may be a bit different than the one pictured. The rope is sturdy parachute rope, sure to out last your little jumper, and a brisk wipe with a damp cloth or a gentle hand wash will keep them clean even with the wildest of rides!
$11 including shipping (we will combine shipping, just ask!)

Tuesday, November 19, 2013



We have a new name. 

Sarah's Treasure Trunk. 

More on this developing news in the next two weeks.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Frog Kissing

Life is really kicking us here.  Good things afoot, but still it has dampened our ability to get our inventory to the place we would like to see it. 

I made a photo booth for a church function.

Just last week a friend came and helped me pack up all my fabric.....  But big hopes are afoot for a dedicated space Even if its a small closet. 

Hopefully soon we will be posting a good inventory of toys for your child in our Esty shop.  See the empty shelves here....

Hopefully by fall I will be able to get some pictures taken and post them here and there for you to see.  We are excited about this and what we have in store for the future.

Until then, happy happy day!  Enjoy your summer weather and remember o have some fun! 

Friday, April 5, 2013

March in review

March has seen our family making some steps to begin some changes.  We are considering a bigger home which will hopefully include dedicated studio and project space.  This will be a wonderful change for our family if we can find the perfect place for our budget. 

We have been discussing a few things I have wanted to start making for sometime and hopefully this holiday season will see them come to fruition.  For years I have wanted to make a handful of wooden toys for children.  This might be the year we are able to actually do this.  I am looking forward to exploring this idea and the natural paints or dyes that might be able to be used.  As always we at Sarah's Closet & More are concerned with the whole child and how they interact with and use toys to foster play and imagination. 

Rag dolls are proving to be a much loved item in Sarah's toy chest.  I think we have settled on a favorite size as well. 

Soon we will be posting new inventory for our friends to see and purchase.  I am looking forward to this!  Thank you all.  As loyal friends you can be sure of getting a good deal when the time comes.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The "Runway"

These are a few of the things you can look forward to see later this year....  Pictures will be posted soon.
  • Hair Clippies
  • Do Rags/Bandannas for adults and kiddos
  • Grandma Nada's Teddy Bears
  • Rag Dolls
  • Purses/bags (purses for girls and ladies... Nature bags for nature lovers!)
  • Burp Cloths
  • Tabby Blanket
  • Doll clothes
  • Holly Hobby dress/pinafore/bonnet (Holiday Season 2013)
  • Kids aprons/Capes (dress up)
These are a few things to start. 
We believe that toys that encourage imaginative play impact and influence a child greatly.  We at Sarah's Closet & More understand the needs of the whole child.  Each toy and clothing item is lovingly crafted and designed with thought to little hands and washability!  Kids play and get dirty and we encourage that! 
"Play, incorporating animistic and magical thinking is important because it: 1)Fosters the healthy, creative and emotional growth of a child; 2) Forms the best foundation for later intellectual growth. 3) Provides a way in which children get to know the world and creates possibilities for different ways of responding to it. 4) Fosters empathy and wonder."~~~~Rachel Carson
While on the topic of play, here is an interesting article to ponder.....The value of old fashioned play.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Things we are working on for 2013

It has been a little while since I updated this blog.

Here are a few things I have worked on for Sarah and plan to make for your wee one too!

This is a little sleeveless dress for an 18 inch doll and a pair of pants.  They are roomy enough for little hands to take them off an on, something that has been a problem with some clothes we have bought at many department stores.

Sarah has a "Holly Hobby" dress and so of course Felicity needed one as well.

A project we worked on together...  Next year look for them to be offered in Late October for you to enjoy.

This is a flannel tabby blanket.  I rather like the flannel.  I have made them in fleece before but this is soft and folds up so nicely for your purse or diaper bag.  I will offer them in both fabrics, but I see many pluses to flannel.

A very cute little top for an 18inch doll.

Thank you for visiting!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Head coverings galore and purses and capes too!

A few things we have been working on. 

Bandanna's:  A variety of colors these bandannas are versatile, stylish and can keep your hair tidy and out of the way while you garden, cook, craft or even shop or work on your favorite project of choice.  A very unique and thoughtful gift for the lady (or little) girl in your life.  

These adorable fleece capes can capture the attention of your littlest girl with the whimsy and comfort they provide.  Perfect for fall and perfect to  wear inside to accompany that special skirt like shown here with Sarah (coming soon).  Colors vary, please email with an indication of your ideas for colors.   
Children Sizes: 4-8

(Some prints or seasonal speciality
fabric might be etxra)


These roomy purses have soft handles and pockets both on the inside and a stylish outside pocket to stash that cell phone and bluetooth where you can always find it. Color and fabric differs.  Please contact me for what is already handcrafted and ready to go to the unique lady in your life.

Reversible Purse:   $
Non-Reversible Purse: $

Non-Reversible Purse

(All price do not include shipping and handling)


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