Guidelines for accepted items

Fireside Stitchery eBay items

  1. Needlework items only
  2. Items must be clean, undamaged, and odor-free
  3. "Big Box" store (Walmart, Hobby Lobby, etc.) items not accepted
  4. No broken items or items with missing parts
  5. No overly large/heavy items including wooden stands, furniture, framed pictures, or finished pillowed
  6. No electric/battery powered items
  7. Only original Copyright material accepted - no photocopies
  8. No loose pages from magazines or books
  9. No used or opened needles/tacks/knitting needles or other sharp items
  10. No miscellaneous unlabeled sewing or cross stitch fabric
  11. No plastic canvas or plastic canvas kits
  12. No VHS tapes
  13. No sewing computer software


  1. No cross-stitch magazines older than 10 years
  2. No other needlework magazines older than 20 years
  3. No books older than 20 years
  4. No pre-2000 cross stitch charts.
  5. No Leisure Arts or mass distribution cross stitch charts

Threads (including knitting and crochet)

  1. Threads MUST be labeled by manufacturer and color
  2. Partial cards/skeins accepted, but must have at least 1/3 remaining
  3. For 6-ply cotton floss, only DMC, Anchor, and Eva Rosenstand will be accepted and must be in new/almost new condition

Canvas (painted or blank)

  1. No Yellowed or brittle canvas
  2. No faded printed canvas
  3. No small or odd size piece of blank canvas

Fireside Stitchery reserves the right to reject any item and combine items for optimal sale

Payment and unsold items

Selling with us

Options for Payment for Sold Items

1. 80/20 split - Customer receives 80% of the sale, less final value fee, in Fireside Stitchery credit. 1 credit = $1 US dollar. Credits to be used within 1 year of receipt. Credits can purchase any items or services from Fireside Stitchery

2. 60/40 split - Customer receives 60% of the sale, less final value fee in the form of a check

Options for Unsold Items (select only one)

1. Donate/Dispose - Fireside Stitchery will donate items, depending on condition, to various charities

2. Return unsold items - Unsold items will be held (no longer than 30 days following end of sale contact) and returned to owner. Owner pays all postage fees at cost.