1 Aug

Buyer claims Post is a reseller, buying stock form China seller “Duxuntattoo”–3.html


43 Responses to “Post”

  1. Dee August 1, 2011 at 8:40 am #

    That’s a big money maker for etsy. Average sales $40K a year and selling since 06! Bet you this call out is completely ignored.

  2. Stacey August 1, 2011 at 8:42 am #

    As a poster in the thread stated… if you look here:

    The pictures are still watermarked with “” and their other site “”
    At the very least, that website has stolen their photos.

  3. WittyBird August 1, 2011 at 9:02 am #

    At the WINN show I saw several showrooms selling these hose in
    cash & carry, none over $5.00. It is in no way handmade-
    would not be at all shocked if the tags changed to a supply.

    Such Bullshit!

  4. MegansBeadedDesigns August 1, 2011 at 9:41 am #

    Yeah, I’m sure these shoes are handmade. LOL

  5. Life During Wartime August 1, 2011 at 10:49 am #

    LOL at the $15.00 handmade shoes. They are a perfect go along for the 7 deadly sins hose. I know I am certainly showing my age, but I am getting a bad taste overload here today!

  6. cynicallyopenminded August 1, 2011 at 12:23 pm #

    This made the FP and links off site.

  7. Life During Wartime August 1, 2011 at 1:10 pm #

    I don’t think having their website address in their listings is a problem because the jaws tote costs more on their site than on Etsy. It’s not fee avoidance.

    But I see a bunch of images in that shop that copy celeb photos and well known graphics. Sigh….

  8. WhipperSnapper August 1, 2011 at 2:17 pm #

    “RobWhite says

    Ultimately the Forums aren’t quite the best place to share this information with us. Contact us privately instead via the following form:

    Translated as “Kiss My Ass”.

  9. WhipperSnapper August 1, 2011 at 2:18 pm #

    The use of the word “quite” is so……smarmy.

  10. stinkypants August 1, 2011 at 2:42 pm #

    I am sure Post would have all kinds of templates, or whatever you call them, available to show people. And I am sure one of the partners could take a picture of the other toiling in their workshop.

  11. Wolf August 1, 2011 at 5:22 pm #

    If you look close that this photo-

    In the upper right photo, there’s an Etsy shop watermark across the photo. There’s also another watermark for a different site across the bottom right one, as well as the one across all three.

    So. Three watermarks in one photo montage. Interesting. Who’s steaing from whome here? Are all three stealing from each other? Heh.

  12. Life During Wartime August 1, 2011 at 5:38 pm #

    Are the Chinese manufacturer and the seller maybe the same company? The seller is the designer, and has the tattoo socks made in China? Is this possible?

  13. EtsyVigilante August 1, 2011 at 5:41 pm #

    This seller has mass-produced items posing as vintage (tagged and described vintage) mixed in with some actual vintage.
    Also questions the “vintage” Super Balls

    Check out their sold items for multiples of their “vintage” items

  14. TharSheBlows August 1, 2011 at 6:14 pm #

    Who knows. We all do know why Martha Stewart was so interested in Etsy a few years back.

    Tell me that this stuff doesn’t have Etsy written all over it.

    I call out Martha Fucking Stewart.

  15. Tricia August 1, 2011 at 7:35 pm #

    Martha Stewart has a whole line of “handmade” pet toys available at Petsmart and has for awhile. I refuse to buy them. How can anyone label a mass produced item as “handmade” with a straight face? And they are ALL labeled “handmade”.
    I think Martha Stewart should be ashamed of herself but instead she’s laughing all the way to the bank.
    So sad. But then, I never watch her show and haven’t for years. Her “crafts” aren’t usually doable unless you have a staff to help you with them.

  16. EtsyVigilante August 1, 2011 at 8:18 pm #

    All mass produced here:

  17. Carter August 2, 2011 at 6:16 am #

    The Martha Stewart crap is indeed handmade. It appears to be crochet, and as of now, there is no way to machine-produce a crochet stitch. Still crap, though.

  18. Life During Wartime August 2, 2011 at 9:06 am #

    LeTresorCache was called out before, maybe on Garagetsy? They are selling the same crown hooks as vintage that are listed in the PortugueseVintage shop. They are new mass made decor.

  19. cynicallyopenminded August 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm #

    LDW, I thought the TOUs that Etsy haphazardly enforces stated “no offsite links”. Of course since they are charging more and that’s the endgame right there it is probably is fine. I noticed the other images they were using as well.

  20. Fake August 2, 2011 at 5:04 pm #

    I may be going blind, but I fail to see on the Petsmart page where the crochet toys are labelled ‘handmade.’ I’d hate to work in that sweatshop if they are selling for $9.99.

  21. [oh no you didnt] August 3, 2011 at 8:39 am #

    I dont see HANDMADE either. I have seen crochet items on wholesaler sites, so I believe there may be a way to crochet by machine?

  22. Life During Wartime August 3, 2011 at 9:34 am #

    Good callout, EtsyVigilante! ThirdShift’s shop
    I think rates a callout post of their own!

    There are stand alone manufactured items listed as Supplies.
    There are new items listed as Vintage.
    And there are new manufactured items listed as Handmade by the seller.

    And some actual vintage and supplies.

  23. Life During Wartime August 3, 2011 at 9:43 am #

    Fake, I know this isn’t going to make your day, but one shopper’s garage sale crap is another shopper’s treasure. A figurine from 1985 is more than 20 years old, and can be listed as Vintage…which it was. Personally, I don’t dig Precious Moments and have never bought or sold anything related. But P.M. was one of the top 3 requests I always had from people who encountered me restocking my antique mall booth, along with glass chicken waterers and old school desks. I always told them nicely they would never find those items for sale by me, but I happily directed them to other sellers whose inventory was more to their taste. Such things can be sold according to the TOU and obviously people visit Etsy to buy them.

  24. etsyvigilante August 3, 2011 at 10:02 am #

    Handmade??? What do you think?

  25. Life During Wartime August 3, 2011 at 10:34 am #

    Yes, they appear to be handmade. If you google the artist, Judith Paul, you will see those silly Eiffel Tower things for sale elsewhere at a similar price. Alas, even real artists have to bow to trends.

  26. Tricia August 3, 2011 at 10:43 am #

    I just wanted to clarify my post earlier.
    The “handmade” pet toys that I have seen at Petsmart are at the actual store. I don’t have online links and don’t want to look for any.
    But if you go to a Petsmart store, you can see plenty of Martha Stewart Pet toys (many are plush NOT crocheted) and they are all have “Handmade” written on the cardboard label. They are all made in China or other countries known for their sweat shops.

  27. Life During Wartime August 3, 2011 at 11:14 am #

    Tricia, I will check them out next time I am there. I need a pair of new litter boxes and one of those nubby mats for outside the litter box area pretty quick. Why why why do my kitties have to dig down to the plastic before they take a pee? Speaking of which, I hear some vigorous activity in the bathroom next door….

  28. JK August 3, 2011 at 11:31 am #

    LDW, our cats also like to pan for litterbox gold, preferably in the pre-dawn hours. It’s surprising how loud a single cat and some litter can be together!

  29. TharSheBlows August 3, 2011 at 4:43 pm #

    There are more people with Klass than Class. That is why shit sells.

  30. TootieSkates August 4, 2011 at 7:11 am #

    Reseller and counterfeit seller. I love the “let me know if you need measurements” angle. I am buying used clothing online…nah, I don’t need no stinking measurements.

  31. TootieSkates August 4, 2011 at 8:04 am #

  32. Life During Wartime August 4, 2011 at 8:56 am #

    The lack of measurements means one of two things: that the seller does not have the garments in her possession or she doesn’t know how/where to measure.

    There is a third possibility — that she has body issues so extreme that she can’t deal with knowing the dimensions of a garment that fits her.

  33. MamaSkull August 4, 2011 at 12:37 pm #

    How vintage can a laptop case be????

  34. Fake August 4, 2011 at 12:48 pm #

    I’m not an expert Mamaskull, but Chanel bags made in the 1980s have 7 digit serial numbers and those made in the 1990s have 8 digit serial numbers, so it might be the real deal.

  35. MamaSkull August 4, 2011 at 12:52 pm #

    Could be….. The first laptops came out in the 80’s, but were no where near as compact and lightweight as those that are made today.

  36. MamaSkull August 4, 2011 at 2:29 pm #

    Looks like it could very well be authentic, but made in the late 90’s. Not vintage

    8-digit number sequence:

    •13****** Chanel series: 2009…
    •12****** Chanel series: 2008-2009
    •11****** Chanel series: 2006-2008
    •10****** Chanel series: 2005-2006

    7-digit number sequence:

    •9****** Chanel series: 2004-2005
    •8****** Chanel series: 2003-2004
    •7****** Chanel series: 2002-2003
    •6****** Chanel series: 2000-2002
    •5****** Chanel series: 1997-1999
    •4****** Chanel series: 1996-1997
    •3****** Chanel series: 1994-1996
    •2****** Chanel series: 1991-1994
    •1****** Chanel series: 1989-1991
    •0****** Chanel series: 1986-1988

  37. VH McKenzie August 5, 2011 at 8:32 am #

    So check out this seller’s hats:

    She’s got dozens of them and in the description notes that it will “fit most heads” but you send your measurements to she can tell you for sure. She sure doesn’t say she’ll make one in your size. She sells these on ebay too.

    Then again, if you look at what she “makes” – check out the repurposed socks used as hand warmers. Yuck.

    What’s wrong with people?

  38. etsyresellers August 8, 2011 at 6:57 am #

    Fake, that Precious Moments figure IS Vintage and totally allowed on Etsy.

  39. etsyresellers August 8, 2011 at 7:01 am #

    TharSheBlows I don’t understand what you mean by calling out Martha LOL
    How is that related to Etsy?

  40. rd November 3, 2011 at 9:35 am #

    here are 15 more SHOPS NOTHING BUT made in china crap from HOBBY LOBBY


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