Welcome to my garden. My name is Beth-Katherine Kaiman and I am the owner.

Garden Fairies Trading Company (a complete smocking supply source) was created in 1986 in dedication to bringing you a group of alternative clothing patterns, Heirloom Sewing, Art to Wear books and patterns & silk ribbon supplies, smocking designs, books and patterns that are almost impossible to find in major fabric stores.  We also offer the finest imported and domestic fabrics, French Laces, Swiss Embroideries, Ribbons, Trims & Buttons we can find as well as the unique in sewing patterns for our non smocking customers.   We hope you enjoy your stay on our website and if you have any questions or comments about our site or if you find a TYPO! (our customers are our best proofreaders) we invite you to write smockingstore@gmail.com and we'll do our best to answer promptly. (Unlike some companies we proudly say we're a "fly by night" business! :-)

If you need to call us our phone number is on our banner on every page,
Here it is in case you missed it's 707-995-4042. Our phone hours are M-F 7:30 AM - 7PM Pacific Time.
S-S answering machine catches all calls we miss if we're out playing but usually we'll to answer.

If you need to write to us or send in an order our address is:
Garden Fairies Trading Company P.O. Box 2596 * Clearlake, CA 95422

International Order Questions

Our shopping cart rates for International are hand calculated upon receipt of order but average around $15 for a Global Priority Mail Envelope. All other shipping rates are sent to you for your approval before shipment. Shipping to most countries is either slow surface mail (up to 6 weeks or more) or Global Priority (2 weeks max). We prefer that you use Pay Pal as your payment option but are happy to accept your credit cards. Your ship-to address must be on file with Paypal.

Call us if you need help with your order - 707-995-4042 Hours: 8.00 AM-9:00 PM Pacific Time.  If you call us earlier we'll try to answer the phone but might be a bit groggy as it's before the morning fruit.   Please, please don't be afraid of our answering machine as we have it on to catch all calls we don't hear but mostly to stop the computerized phone calls we've been getting.

Our site is checked monthly for security.

How to use our Shopping Cart

Need to Ask a Question about your order or just in general? Click Here to send us an email.

Click here for our return policies

For instructions on how to place an order other than using our shopping cart, please go here

To Order from this page or any page in our site:
Choose as many items as you like from each page and hit SUBMIT at the bottom of the page.  

Our cart is set up for either credit cards or mail-in orders. Paypal users will be sent a money request separately. If the cart is not behaving you can email us your order or give us a call at 707-995-4042 or fax your order.

If you landed here and are wondering about us please go to our main page Home to view our catalog of goodies and which has links to every page in our site listed on in one place. Or visit our new site at New Home

What is Smocking? We have written up a detailed description and history of smocking for you on our What is Smocking page. In you are interested please read.

Write to us: smockingstore@gmail.com