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Launching The Basics of Lines & Linen Collection 2 conscious & caring consumers #Peace #eco #conscious #designer

My Recycle Story 

Greetings to each of you, and welcome! As a self taught textile artist and fashion designer, my creative chapter in my life has begun. My story, is one of resilience, recycling and creative expression. It has taken three years to develop The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection with jewelry and accessories. 

From that date to now, I've created, tested products, fine tuned and now, introduce to you, my work.  I'm excited about being able to share my clothing line that celebrates individuality, true recycling and “eco-conscious products and clothing ”. 

CLOTHING 

The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection features the 5-N-1 Halter/Top that is available in several lengths: midriff with tie at front, waist, hip, and or dress. This one piece of clothing can be worn reversible, or when straps are adjusted, the top transforms into a cowl neck, crossover or strapless top and can be worn – and styled – inversely using buttons and the removable pins, the variety is endless.

The collection presents jackets featuring detachable hoods and sleeves, and skirts that can be worn numerous ways as well. The clothing for a world traveller or one who appreciates less is more attitude. The Basics Line compliments a wide range of body types and compliments problem areas. I've selected durable fabrics as Irish linens, and hand-spun cotton from India to provide sturdy, quality clothing.  

See examples of how the 5-N-1 Halter/Top can be worn. http://www.merelyme.co/#!seven-ways-to-wear-5n1-haltertop/c1imd

For this Kickstarter campaign, the rewards make up ten featured pieces from the clothing line and nine items from the gifts, jewelry and accessories are featured. 

5-N-1 Reversible Halter/Top 100% Hand Spun Cotton from India Length: Waist 

Waist with no Tie Front
Waist with no Tie Front

5-N-1 Reversible Halter/ Top Irish Linen (one side) & Hand Spun Cotton (other side)                                                                  LengthMidriff with Front Tie 

Midriff Length with Tie Front
Midriff Length with Tie Front

5-N-1 Halter / Shirt in Irish Linen                                                         Length: Hip

Waist Length
Waist Length

5-N-1 Reversible Halter / Dress /Vest in Irish Linen                               Length: To Knee as Dress with Pockets

Dress Length
Dress Length

5-N-1 Reversible 2 Toned Halter /Top in Irish Linen                     Length: Waist 

5-N-1 Reversible 2 Toned Top
5-N-1 Reversible 2 Toned Top

Tops include: 

Reversible Leaf Top in Irish Linen                                                         Length: Waist 

Reversible Leaf Top
Reversible Leaf Top

Top with Side Tie in Irish Linen                                                               Length: Waist

Side Tie at Side Top
Side Tie at Side Top

Up-Cycled T-Shirt with Front Tie crafted from various materials               Length: Hip

UP-CYCLED T-SHIRT
UP-CYCLED T-SHIRT

Below Skirt with Slits in Irish Linen features same top above in the below photo. The sleeves are adjustable                                         

Linen Skirt with Slits on Sides                                                       Length: Ankle

Linen Skirt with Slits
Linen Skirt with Slits

Full Wide Leg Jumpsuit with Pockets                                                     Length: Floor 

FULL LEG JUMPSUIT
FULL LEG JUMPSUIT

Jumpsuit Shorts of 100% Hand Spun Cotton from India                       Length: Above Knee

HAND SPUN COTTON JUMPSUIT
HAND SPUN COTTON JUMPSUIT

Body Stocking in Bamboo                                                                   Length: On Thigh

Bamboo Body Stocking
Bamboo Body Stocking

SIZING FOR CLOTHING:                                                                                                                                                       

Women              Bust (inches)      Waist (inches)        Hips (inches)                       

Petite 2/4            31" - 32.5"          22" - 24"                 34" - 35" 

Small 4/6            33" - 34"             25" - 25"                 36" - 37"  

Medium 6/8        35" - 36              27" - 28"                 38" - 39"

Large 10/12        37" - 39"             29" - 30"                 40" - 42"             

X-Large14/16      40"- 45"              31" - 34"                 43" - 26"  

JEWELRY & ACCESSORIES

Giant Six Inch Sunflower Broach Pin in Irish Linen 

Giant Six Inch Sunflower Broach/ Pin
Giant Six Inch Sunflower Broach/ Pin

Giant Seven Inch Sunflower Broach Pin in Hand Spun Cotton from India and Irish Linen 

Seven Inch Sunflower Broach / Pin
Seven Inch Sunflower Broach / Pin

Barcelona Rope Belt                                                                                          Style: S,M,L

Barcelona rope belt
Barcelona rope belt

BARCELONA SMALL BANGLE                                                                 Style: S,M,L

Unisex Barcelona Small Oblong Bracelet
Unisex Barcelona Small Oblong Bracelet

UNISEX MYSIGH BANGLE                                                               Style:S,M, L

Bangle
Bangle

SILVER PEARL DROP EARRINGS                                                           Style: Pierced or Clip On

Pearl Drop Earrings
Pearl Drop Earrings

BRONZE PEARL DROP EARRINGS                                                  Style: Pierced or Clip On

Bronze Pearl Drop Earrings
Bronze Pearl Drop Earrings

ECLIPSE EARRINGS                                                                                 Style: Pierced or Clip On

Eclipse Earrings
Eclipse Earrings

CIRCLES OF LIFE EARRINGS                                                  Styles:Pierced or Clip On

Circles of Life Earrings
Circles of Life Earrings

 CIRCLES OF LIFE NECKLACE                                                     

Circle of Life Necklace
Circle of Life Necklace

PAPER BANGLES                                                                         Style:S,M,L

3 Paper Bangles
3 Paper Bangles

PAPER CHARM BRACELET WITH PEARLS                             Style:S,M,L

Paper Charm Bracelet
Paper Charm Bracelet

FUTURE COMMUNITY ENDEAVORS: MY SEWING CO-OP PROGRAM: My goal is to raise $10,000.00 to launch this line. Money generated allows me to introduce my line, build a new customer base and add three reps for the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Please support me at whatever level you're comfortable with. By you purchasing directly online, you will receive amazing lifestyle products at a wholesale price.

Help Spread The Word: I will respond within a two hour window. Any way you can support my work is appreciated. There are many ways we can be connected. Visit us and say hello!  1. My personal Twitter @ MERELYME2  2. Twitter Customer Service (Q&A) @MERELYME4u  3. Or participate in introducing a friend to our products for INTIMATE GATHERINGS Sundays. Find out more by visiting our web page. Look for INTIMATE GATHERINGS. If you have any questions or want to make contact, my email is: maderaerogers@gmail.com

WITH YOUR REWARD LEVELS: In advance, thank you for your generous support. All gifts that are part of the reward levels are products I've created for you. Everything arrives in a hand-crafted paper pouch for each order. All of my customers receive a personalized “thank you” note. 

To support my company’s recycling philosophy, I'm asking you to select an electronic version of all receipts and the "How 2 Care 4 Me" care instructions page booklet.

Please indicate your preferred method of receipt when you make your online contribution. Also, include your color selections for items being purchased.

SHIPPING NOTE: For United States Postal ground service, we've included shipping within some of the pledge levels. Please note that there may be increases in postage, if, you select to have products forwarded sooner, or faster. You will be responsible for the additional shipping costs. For all International Shipments: We have added a shipping fee to each pledge level, these fees  are subject to change. You will be notified on the  options before shipping. You are responsible for paying additional fees, 

BEFORE SHIPPING ITEMS: Note that before any items are shipped, you will be contacted by email to approve and confirm your order. You have 24 hours to authorize your order. If, there are changes or delays you will be notified immediately. A tracking number and receipt will be forwarded to you.  Also, for any questions you might have we have established a Customer Service Twitter feed at:@merelyme4u and Email:merelyme4u@gmail.com. Please refer to these avenues for all customer concerns. Our warranty is our FREE MENDING & REPAIR Program.

FREE MENDING & REPAIR: Clothing: I will mend all items that are torn or worn. Even if, it's a year later.  Your mended item is returned at not charge (not including the cost of shipping). Anything after your first mend will be subject to $10.00 per item. For alterations there are various fees for specific features. 

JEWELRY: If, your jewelry or accessories needs to be repaired, simply return and we will return it to you – no cost for the repair. However, you will be responsible for the mailing costs.

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

RISKS AND CHALLENGES
I work to set the highest quality and accountability standards possible. To that end, My aim is to present hand-crafted items. Because these one-of-a-kind items are made from unconventional materials, the color and sizes may vary.

This campaign may exceed expectations. In the event this occurs, outside contractors will assist to complete rewards for pledges. Since our company focuses on being socially conscious, particular attention is paid to independent contractors who are U.S. based and local.

COMMUNICATION
Before any items are shipped, you will be contacted by email. Expect a welcome confirming your pledge, with details pertaining to your pledge, and communications on the shipping of your pledge.

Questions or concerns are directed to out twitter feed at:@merelyme4u and the e-mail address for customer requests, merelyme4u@gmail.com.

Another challenge maybe, slow delivery of packages sent through ground transportation of the United States Postal Service.

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    Pledge of $10.00 or more! Receive: 1) A "thank you" card, and 2) one, 4 inch x 4 inch linen sunflower pin, and 3) one, pair of Pearl Drop Earrings (available in silver or bronze).

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    Pledge of $15.00 or more! Receive 1) A "thank you" card, and 2) two, Unisex MYSIGH Bangles created with black, cream, red (grey can be added), and  3) one pair of Pearl Drop Earrings (available in silver or bronze).

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    Pledge of $30.00 or more! For ladies receive 1) A "thank you" note, and two pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and jewelry. 1) One, UP-CYCLED T-Shirt with front tie (P, S, M, L or XL), and, 2) one, Hand Spun Cotton & Linen Bandana.
 For men receive 1) A "thank you" card and 2) one, UP-CYCLED T-Shirt with scoop neck (S,M,L or XL), and 3) one, Small Barcelona Bangle (S,M, or L).

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    Pledge of $60 or more!  Receive 1) A "thank you" card and and four pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and jewelry. 2) One, Circles of Life Earrings with cultured pearls. 3) one, Circles of Life matching 30 inch Necklace with cultured pearls, and 4) one, Charm Bracelet (S,M,L) (incorporating favorite color). 5) One, 5-N-1 Reversible Halter / Shirt in Irish Linen (waist & hip style)

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    Pledge $90 or more! Receive 1) A "thank you " card and and three pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and jewelry. 2) one, 5 inch Giant Sunflower Broach/Pin 3) two, Pearl Drop Earrings (available in silver and bronze) 4) one, 5-N-1 Reversible Halter / Shirt in Irish Linen (waist & hip style), 5) one, Bamboo Body Stocking (S,M,L)

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    Pledge of $250 or more! Receive 1) A "thank you " note and five pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and selected jewelry. 2) One, Giant 7 inch Sunflower Broach/Pin 3) One, 65 inches x 40 inches Scarf of Irish Linen 4) One, Top with Side Ties in Irish Linen (P,S,M,L & XL), 5) One, Convertible Jacket with detachable hood and sleeves

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    Pledge $500.00 or more! Receive 1) A "thank you" card and and seven pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and jewelry. 2). One, 5-N-1 Reversible 2 Toned Dress/Vest in Irish Linen with pockets (grey & cream) 3) One, Barcelona Rope Belt 4) One, Irish Linen Skirt with Slits 5) One, Tie at Side Top 6) One, Convertible Jacket with detachable hood and sleeves. 7) One, pair of Small Eclipse Earrings Shipping at no cost.

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    Pledge of $1,000.00 or more! Includes 1) A "thank you" card and, and eleven pieces from The Basics of Lines and Linen Collection and jewelry. 2) Over the phone consultations with designer, Madera Elena. 3) One, Leaf Top Shell 4) One, Leaf Coat (not featured) 5) One, Full Wide Leg Jumpsuit 6) One, Linen Skirt with Slits 7) One, Linen Walking Shorts 8) One, Bamboo Body Stocking 9) One, Hand Spun Cotton Short Jumpsuit 10) One, 5-N-1 Reversible Halter/Shirt Irish Linen & Hand Spun Cotton (shirt length). 11) One, Barcelona Rope Belt 12) One, pair of Small Eclipse Earrings 13) One, seven inch Sunflower Broach/Pin Postage included. Shipping at no cost.

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