**Listing Inclusions Clarification
Unless specified otherwise, our listings are for clothing items only. On occasion, when explicitly mentioned, we may include additional items like shoes and accessories in the listing. Please note, that the doll used as a model is not included in the purchase; they are purely used for display purposes.
Q: How long does shipping take?
A: Shipping times vary depending on the destination, but most orders are shipped within 1-2 business days. Domestic orders typically take 3-5 business days to arrive, (at this time, we are not shipping internationally, while international orders can take up to 2-3 weeks). Customers can choose to upgrade to expedited shipping for faster delivery. ( please contact me, if you would like expedited shipping)
Q: What is the return policy for orders?
A: If for any reason a customer is not satisfied with their purchase, they may return it within 7 days of receiving it for a full refund. The item must be in its original condition and packaging. Customers must contact us to initiate the return process.
Q: What happens if an item is damaged during shipping?
A: If an item is damaged during shipping, customers should contact us within 48 hours of receiving it to arrange for a replacement or refund. Customers may be asked to provide photos of the damage.
Q: Does bellakatella.com offer international shipping?
A: Our downloads are available worldwide. Our physical products are only shipping to the United States.
Q: How can customers track their orders?
A: Customers will receive a tracking number via email once their order has been shipped. They can use this tracking number to check the status of their delivery on the carrier’s website.
Q: Can you give me information on your sizing?
A: My clothes will fit many different brands of 18” dolls. Please check the description for what brand of doll the outfit was made for. Should you have a question about fit, please send your doll’s measurements to me and I will check the garment before you purchase.
FAQ: Fabric Quality and Care
Q: What is the quality of the fabrics and notions used in your products?
A: We take pride in using only high-quality fabrics and notions for our products. Each item is crafted with the utmost attention to detail and durability.
Q: How do you prepare cotton fabric before sewing?
A: Before sewing with cotton fabric, we meticulously wash, dry, and press it. This ensures that your cotton garment not only looks great but is also free from any unwanted wrinkles.
Q: What should I do when I receive my cotton garment and it has wrinkles from traveling?
A: If your cotton garment has wrinkles from traveling, a quick press with a steam iron will easily remove them, leaving your garment looking its best.
Q: How should I care for fabrics like silk or satin?
A: For delicate fabrics such as silk or satin, we recommend using a very low setting on your iron and a pressing cloth to protect the material while getting rid of wrinkles.
Q: What precautions should I take when handling lace and ribbons?
A: Lace and ribbons should be handled with care. When caring for garments adorned with lace and ribbons, gentle treatment is essential to preserve their beauty and integrity.
Q: I have questions about caring for a specific garment. What should I do?
A: If you have any questions about how to care for a particular garment, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you with any garment care inquiries you may have.
Q: What inspired Bella Katella to start creating handmade outfits for 18-inch dolls?
A: Bella Katella has been passionate about doll crafts and sewing since she was a little girl. She always loved playing with dolls and creating clothes and accessories for them. As she got older, her passion for doll crafting only grew stronger. She started making outfits for her own dolls, and soon her friends and family started asking her to make outfits for their dolls too. That’s when she decided to start littledollthreads.com, where she could share her love of doll crafting with the world.
Q: What kind of handmade outfits can you find here?
A: You’ll find a wide variety of handmade outfits for 18-inch dolls. From cute and casual to fancy and formal, Bella Katella has something for every doll and every occasion.
Q: What sets Bella Katella’s handmade outfits apart from other doll clothes on the market?
A: Bella Katella’s handmade outfits are truly one-of-a-kind. She puts a lot of love and attention to detail into each and every outfit she creates. Her outfits are made from high-quality fabrics and are sewn with care to ensure that they will last for many years of playtime. Plus, since each outfit is handmade, you can be sure that your doll will be wearing something that is truly unique and special.
Q: Do you offer sewing tutorials for those who want to learn how to make their own doll clothes?
A: Yes, Our blog, littledollthreads.com offers a variety of sewing tutorials for those who want to learn how to make their own doll clothes. Bella Katella shares her tips and tricks for creating everything from simple dresses to more complex outfits, so even beginners can learn how to sew for their dolls. Plus, the tutorials come with step-by-step instructions and photos, making it easy to follow along.
Q: What can customers expect when they order?
A: When you order you can expect to receive a beautifully handmade outfit that is made with love and care. Bella Katella takes pride in her work and wants every customer to be happy with their purchase. Plus, since each outfit is custom-made, you can be sure that it will fit your doll perfectly.
Q: Can customers request custom outfits?
A: Not at this time.
Q: What does creating handmade outfits for dolls mean to Bella Katella?
A: Creating handmade outfits for dolls is more than just a hobby for Bella Katella – it’s a passion that brings her so much joy and fulfillment. She loves being able to take her creative ideas and turn them into something tangible that can bring happiness to others. Knowing that her outfits are making children and collectors smile is what makes all the hard work and long hours worth it.
Q: Why should someone choose a handmade doll outfit from you over a mass-produced one?
A: Choosing a handmade doll outfit from littledollthreads.com is a special experience that can’t be replicated by mass-produced outfits. When you buy a handmade outfit, you’re not just getting a product – you’re getting a piece of art that has been crafted with love and care. You can feel the difference in the quality of the materials and the attention to detail that has gone into every stitch. Plus, since each outfit is never mass-produced, you will have a truly unique piece for your doll.
Q: What kind of feedback does Bella Katella receive from her customers?
A: Bella Katella’s customers are always quick to praise her work and express their gratitude for the beautiful outfits she creates. They love the attention to detail and the high-quality materials she uses, and they appreciate the time and effort that goes into each outfit. Many customers say that Bella Katella’s outfits are their favorite doll clothes and that they can’t imagine their dolls wearing anything else.
Q: How does Bella Katella feel when she sees her handmade outfits on dolls?
A: Seeing her handmade outfits on dolls is a source of great pride and joy for Bella Katella. It’s a feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction to see her creations come to life and be enjoyed by others. She loves seeing how her outfits can bring a doll to life and give it a unique personality. It’s a reminder of why she started making doll clothes in the first place – to spread happiness and creativity through her craft.
Q: What kind of impact does bella katella & littledollthreads.com have on the doll community?
A: Both sites have had a significant impact on the doll community by providing high-quality, handmade outfits that are truly unique and special. Bella Katella’s creativity and talent have inspired others to start making their doll clothes and to appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into each piece. By fostering a love for doll crafting and sewing, littledollthreads.com has created a community of passionate and creative individuals who share a love for dolls and all things handmade.
Q: What is the most rewarding part of running a website for Bella Katella?
A: The most rewarding part of running the website for Bella Katella is seeing her work’s impact on others. She loves hearing from customers about how much they love their new outfits and how happy it has made their children or themselves. She also enjoys being part of the doll community and connecting with others who share her passion for dolls and handmade crafts. Finally, she is proud to be able to turn her hobby into a business and share her creativity with the world.
Q: What is Bella Katella’s favorite part of the handmade doll clothes process?
A: Bella Katella’s favorite part of the handmade doll clothes process is choosing fabrics. She loves the creative process of coming up with new ideas and experimenting with different colors and textures. Choosing the right fabric for an outfit is also important to her, as she wants to ensure that it not only looks great but also feels comfortable for the doll to wear, not to tight or too loose. Seeing the finished product is also incredibly rewarding for her, especially when it turns out just as she imagined.
I hope these questions and answers are helpful and give you a better understanding of what Bella Katella has to offer!