FAQs

Helpful information

Welcome to Puka Dottie where you will find an assortment of handmade fabric goods.  Each item is handmade by me, Mary, in my tiny workshop in Hawaii.  I lovingly perform every aspect of my small business from design, fabric selection, sewing, web design, and shipping.  

Your Puka Dottie handmade goods are made with organic and premium cotton fabrics.  My choice of fabrics are  heavy weight denim and canvas.  I also like to use woven and knit fabrics.  Fabrics are gently washed and dried using low settings before it is cut and sewn to minimize shrinkage. 

Design

Please note each merchandise is unique.  Placement of the fabrics will not be as shown in the photos, but it will definitely be just as pretty.  

Recommended Care

To maintain and promote longevity of your bag, I recommend spot clean, using a soft cloth and a small amount of fabric detergent.  Tap on the area and avoid rubbing.  If you prefer to wash your bag, please gently hand wash in cold water.  Do not wring.  Line or lay flat to dry.

For bags made with waxed canvas fabric, spray with plain water, gently use a scrub brush, rinse, and let it dry. For stubborn spots or stains a mild bar soap may help clean specific areas.

For kids clothes, wash with care in cold to warm water and low tumble dry.