After a brief experience selling handmade flowers and bridal accessories on Etsy I decided to stop, I loved making fun designs but didn’t like how much time I was forced to spent in front of my sewing machine. It made more sense to create a seller’s program so others could create handmade items with my designs and readers can still purchase ready-made items. That way I could “enjoy” my time in the sewing machine with no pressure, plus it feels like my little contribution to the indi crafting community =]
LIMITED PRODUCTION LICENSES
A HowJoyful limited production license, as the name indicates is a limited commercial license that allows one person to make and sell handmade items using a specific HowJoyful pattern/tutorial. If you purchase a license and you have a home or online small business, you are entitled to sell items made using the pattern for profit. The license is good for as many items as you decide to purchase, if you need more I can give you a discount. Factory or mass production is strictly prohibited. Purchase of a license DOES NOT entitle the purchaser to sell, copy, or re-distribute the pattern itself.
HOWJOYFUL’S SELLER LIST
Registered sellers who have items available for sale will have their shop information included on this lists so that all of you can get a hold of them! Please support these sellers =]
- Lullaby Mobiles & Designs
- Handmade By The Mrs
- Polka Dot Teapot
- Maple house creations
- Atelier Marjo Vingerhoed
- Made with love bears
- Little Linas Luxuries
- Rosie Loves Vintage
- Babygro Babies
- Sussie Cotton
- Karen Roudabush
- Elinor Shoshan
- Handmade Gorgeous
- Created by Laurie
- Vanilla Accessoriez Co. Ltd.
- Handmade by Gma Luz
I ask sellers to follow a few specific guidelines which include giving appropriate design credit, registering your shop, and purchasing additional licenses additional number of items needed. There are also some addition guidelines on what the license purchaser may or may not do. Some of the most important points can be found on our Terms page.
Q: May I sell items made using your free patterns and/or tutorials?
A: I am sorry, but unless a license is available, my free patterns or tutorials are intended for personal use only. If you wish to purchase a license for a patter or tutorial not included in the limited production license page, email me and I will list one for you. Thank you for respecting my wishes!
Q: Does “personal use only” include using the pattern to make gifts for others?
A: Absolutely! “Personal use only” means using the pattern for yourself or to make gifts for your friends and family, in other words, as long as you are not selling or makinga profit out of the item made with the patter or tutorial, we are OK!
Q: May I use your pattern for a class I’m teaching? How about sewing for charity?
A: I am always happy when people make things of my patterns for charity, if you are getting paid for the class you will be using my patterns please contact me first, thank you!
Q: May I sew my own shop/brand tags to items made through the HowJoyful Seller’s Program?
A: Yes! of course, go right ahead.