Earnest Threads is based in Minneapolis, MN. Local pickup is usually not available.

We ship via the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its international partners.

Orders generally ship Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 
Earnest Threads is not responsible for any delays or damage incurred by USPS or any of its shipping partners.

United States
First Class (4-10 days)
Priority (3-5 days)
First Class (4-14 days) *no tracking*
Priority (4-6 days)
First Class (10-21 days) *no tracking*
Priority (6-10 days)

International Buyers – Please Note: 
Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.  Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs may be and whether they will apply to your purchase prior to placing your order.

Solo dresses and other custom textile work have a separate shipping and return policy.


Printed Patterns
Standard Printed patterns may be returned within 30 days of delivery if the patterns are not cut or damaged in any way.  Please email before mailing.  The customer pays return shipping.  

PDF Patterns
Download links for PDF patterns are active for 30 days, so download your patterns promptly.  Due to their digital nature, PDF/Print-at-Home patterns are non-refundable.  However, if the wrong format was purchased accidentally (Letter vs. A4), contact us to receive the correct format of the same size.