106" Stoles $165.00
70" Stoles $125.00
Shipping: Standard Priority Mail Insured (for any where in the USA) for a single stole without custom charges: $16.00 (We'll quote a price if you have somehting different.)
Phone us at 775-424-2548 to confirm your order and discuss custom items.
See below for Custom Stoles, Logos, Wording changes, Fringe, Patch pockets, Shortening, Express Shipping, Expediting Charges, Turn Around Time, Name Plates, Custom Sewn in Greetings and more!
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Read about your stole below. The details are important. It isn't the standard yada, yada, yada. Call us at 775-424-2548 to discuss your order or custom needs. The owner is Julie Jones and you will probably be greeted by her. Our email is AFTSJulieRJones@gmail.com. If you have a custom request, a graphically created preview will either be sent to you via e-mail or placed on a private preview page. (There are no up-front charges until you approve your draft or request that we proceed with changes or unless you order specific samples.) For stoles, if exact colors or fabric approvals are needed, please allow adequate time to request a fabric swatch (details below). Usually we can accommodate rushes but you may not have time for swatches for stoles to be sent.
There are no up-front charges until you approve your first draft or proceed with changes or enter into additional discussions after presentation of the first draft. Specific physical samples will be billed as indicated unless waived in writing. When you approve your draft or proceed with changes, you will be responsible for custom charges and at that point we may bill for the custom charges to date. Custom charges are non-refundable. Simple changes may be free and we will so indicate in writing. (Also free changes, if we choose to do so, may be contingent upon a purchase commitment via non-refundable deposit.) Should you choose not to purchase your stole the custom charges are the charges you will be responsible for. As we proceed you will be advised of the custom charges as we make changes or create. Those may also be billed incrementally and you are responsible for the custom time. Usually we can accommodate rushes but you may not have time for sample materials to be received.
In general and in summary: for custom art and colors, you are not committed to purchase the stole until you you actually purchase the stole after the final draft is approved. When we start a custom creation for you, you have no commitment unless you direct us to proceed further after the first draft, approve the draft, or enter into additional discussions after the initial draft with refinements, changes, a new direction or a purchase. Once you tell us to proceed or enter into further discussions you agree to pay for the custom time. Custom stoles are not returnable or refundable except for defects in materials or workmanship. (See below for return information.) Custom changes will be billed at $35/hr. Your final product price may change if you have a change in materials. Simple or small changes may be free. You will be advised if charges are waived. There is usually no charge for the addition of church/denomination logos or wording changes unless you have excessive requests. Your are responsible for correct spelling on your preview.
When you place your order you agree to the terms, conditions and statements herein unless provided to you otherwise in writing by Art from the Soul. Supplemental Terms for Multiple and/or Custom Stole Orders are further below.
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Supplemental Terms for Multiple Stoles and/or Custom Stole Orders:
Please Read This If You Are Considering a Multiple/Large Stole Order and/or Custom Order:
Samples of Our Work
We will be happy to send you samples. We know that seeing our product is important if you are investing a large amount of money. The list price of the stole/sample stole, will be that listed for regular stoles as shown on this website plus shipping and will be invoiced along with any smaller sized (approximately 10” x 10”) swatches which are billed at $5.00 each plus shipping, unless you receive a statement otherwise, in writing, from Art from the Soul. Payment for samples and swatches shall be made prior to shipment. A deposit may be held if Art from the Soul agrees in writing that samples are to be returned. If so, samples are to be returned in the indicated amount of time, exactly as sent out and undamaged and without marks or smudges. We will tell you the price of any other types of samples. Depending on the size of your order, and/or discounts offered, we may choose to apply the payment for the samples to the final order. You will be advised in writing. It is not automatic. Custom art work and pattern modifications are billed at the current list price per hour as show on any of our liturgical art pages. See above. If you choose to purchase a stole with custom art and/or pattern modifications, that cost will be billed at the time you place the order for the sole(s). If free customization charges were contingent on your placing an order and you change your mind or decrease your quantity, expect the indicated charges to be billed to you or your non-refundable deposit for customizations to be indeed, non-refundable. As we create, we will tell you the hours that are incurred at each step of your requested modifications and/or customizations. If you change your mind about the quantity you were considering ordering and lower the quantity, note that any discount offered will probably be decreased.
Creating Art by Committee
Note that creating art by committee is very difficult as everyone has their own perception of what is beautiful and/or appropriate for their church or organization. Often art by committee results in charges for multiple changes. We recommend that you receive input from your committee but that only one person decide on changes that will be requested, otherwise customizations can get expensive.
Funding your project/order:
If you are considering a large number of stoles/multiple stole and/or any type of customization please know that as you customize your stole the price will probably increase. The amount of fabric, pattern changes, type of fabric, interfacing and the amount of labor all contribute to price increases. If a price has been quoted and you change your mind about the end product such as going from single sided to double sided stole or changing the pattern, you should expect the price to increase.
If you are considering buying a large number of stoles and/or custom stole please confirm first that you have the budget for them and if you make changes, please check with your budget committee if you have the funds to cover changes and customizations. Changes and customizations cost us money and though often we make small changes for free, this is not to be considered the norm. Even our listed free changes for logos and wording, cost us money, though we gladly do these two changes for free unless there are excessive requests.
For multiple stole orders we must schedule the work. That usually means gearing up with scheduling workers and workers making commitments for their personal schedule (child care, interviews for jobs, medical appointments and reserving certain uninterupped work days for Art from the Soul work, etc.). If you verbally tell us that an order will be placed by a certain day, if you change your mind, that costs us and workers money. It is just like scheduling a work crew for any service and then being a "no show" for the given day or only giving us limited notice. Keeping your commitment helps keep costs down.
If your payment does not arrive as promised your work slot may be given to the next customer. Work is done on a first come first served basis, payment wise unless you have paid for expedited services.
About our Guarantee:
We guarantee our work to be free from defects in materials and workmanship. Most of our items are considered fine art pieces and thus there may be brush strokes and other indications of the art work. We also state that you either like the item in advance or you don't pay. That means that we will set something up for you, including custom art and if you don't like the preview (digital), you won't pay for the hours of set up time. If you tell us to proceed with changes in design, color or changing concepts altoghther, that is your approval to proceed and you will be billed for custom hours unless we so incicate otherwise in writing. Please refer to RETURNS which is fully described above.
Please feel free to contact us via any of the methods on our contact page.
Stole Prices, Terms and Conditions
Supplemental Terms for Banners and Custom Stoles
This IS important
Full Length Ministerial / Clergy stoles
Shorter Visitation Stoles, Choir Stoles and Graduation Stoles
106" or 70" Stole
Our stoles have art printed border to border around the entire face of the stole.
On our stoles, approximately 16" of length is taken up around the neck and shoulder area. It lays smooth and flat around the shoulders. The stole has a single interfacing inside the stole (Pellon 911 or 931 fusible bond, depending on availability). The sides are seamed and there is one seam in the center of the back of the collar. The two bottom edges are stitched as close as possible to the bottom on the outside (~1/4 from the bottom) in a clear or complimentary color. The artwork of this 5" wide stole goes around the entire face of the stole. Each stole is hand made. We print our own fabric and make all of our own art. Our stoles have the art on one side, printed on cotton broadcloth, and plain Wendover cotton on the other. The reverse side of the stole is usually black or white. We honor custom requests for color if you allow time for the fabric to be ordered (price for 1.5 yards plus shipping). The artwork shown is not appliqued on.
These stoles are 100% cotton. As with any pure cotton fabric there will be some small wrinkles, or shadows of wrinkles, even after you iron it. When you look closely you will see them on solid colored and light background portions of the fabric. This is natural for 100% cotton but most people will be looking at your stole from a distance further away than 12 inches. (Patterned stoles tend to camouflage most wrinkles.) 100% cotton will NOT look like a smooth polyester. There is also a fusible interfacing that is used and small raised areas may be seen especially around the collar area and on less patterned and solid colored stoles, including white stoles. (Lighting may lessen or increase the appearance of wrinkles. Remember to ALWAYS iron you stole with a pressing cloth between the iron and the stole!) Some stoles have text that have shadows to help the text “pop” when viewed by your congregation. Shadows are intentional and are not ink bleeding into the stoles. Stoles are designed to be viewed by your congregation from modest distances and some of the things we have mentioned above may never be seen by your congregants. Our complete stole production process is described and shown here.
Stoles can be gently rinsed by hand in cold water. Add the mildest soap, such as, Woolite, if necessary. Iron the stole before wearing for the first time and always use a pressing cloth between the iron and stole so that iron stains aren't transferred to the stole.
We will be happy to shorten these stoles at no additional cost. Just tell us by how much before you place your order.
Usually wording changes on the artwork is free and we will add denomination or church logos free also. See below for fringe and name plates.
106" Double sided/reversible with art on both sides : $240.00 plus shipping
70" Double sided/reversible with art on both sides $185.00 plus shipping
(Please ask in advance if both sides are compatible color wise.)
Except for our discounted stoles our regular stole pattern is to the right.
If you do not see your stole in this new pattern, just ask us for it at firstname.lastname@example.org
If your stole has custom modifications including custom logos (free or otherwise), custom art work, custom length, custom text or custom colors, a 50% deposit will be required and will be invoiced upon approval of your draft along with any custom design charges. If for any reason we are unable to print/process your order, your deposit will be refunded.
Turn Around Time, Shipping and Expedite Fees:
As our stoles have become more and more popular our turn around time also has increased. Please allow a minimum of 10-14 days prior to shipment . More time may be necessary during religious holidays and graduation season. Expedite fees may apply as follows due to scheduling:
24-48 hours 100%, 3-7 days 50%, 8-10 days 25%. Sundays and federal holidays excluded.
Priority Mail "2 Day or 3 Day"
We endeavor to always ship when promised. It is extremely rare for us to ever be late making a shipment. We ship Priority Mail unless YOU wish otherwise. Priority mail usually takes three or four days from the day we drop off the package at our postal store as AFTS is in a rural delivery area. It is very fast but not guaranteed. Sundays are exluded from any estimate of delivery.
Express Mail- "2 Day or 3 Day" Guaranteed
Express Mail is actually two or three days AFTER it is delivered to our Postal Store as AFTS is located in a rural delivery area. The Post office guarantees your basic shipping fee. (We do have a small markup on shipping and the post office will not refund the amount for insurance unless a package is damaged.) Saturday and Sunday are excluded from the delivery days counted. For example, if a package is delivered to our postal store on Friday or Saturday you will receive it on Tuesday or Wednesdy. If a package is delivered to our Postal Store on a Tuesday, you will receive it on Thursday or Friday. Always allow extra time for holidays and foul weather at any hub where USPS lands/takes off and/or your local area.
Express Mail Next Day Guaranteed
Express mail Next Day requires that your package be individually driven to our main post office by 12:45 pm. Monday - Thursday only. There is a premium of $28 added to the Express Mail "2 day guaranteed" price for this. The base price of the shipping is refundable if it is late. (Insurance, a small AFTS markup and the $28 AFTS premium is not refundable.) Always allow extra time for holidays and foul weather at any hub where USPS lands/takes off and/or your local area.)
Delays due to Weather
Please allow extra time to ship, even using express mail, if there is bad weather in or possibly near where you live. (Your streets may be clear but the airport where the hub is, could be impacted.) We request tracking on all packages and if you give us your email, you will be included in that too so you can follow your package during its route. Delays due to weather are unfortunatly out of our control but you probably knew that. We do great things but that's our of our perview. We've found over the years that Priority Mail is great. In over 16 years we've only had three known delays due to shipping.
Custom modifications, logos, symbols and wording: Custom changes and modifications are welcome. We do them all the time. Other than the changes listed above (free wording and logos), custom changes and modifications are $35/hr additional. Minor modifications may be free. Stoles with custom changes (colors, text, logos, art, etc. including free wording and logos/symbols) are not returnable/refundable except for defects in materials and workmanship.
Fabric "Name Plates:"
Neck labels with the recipient's name or special greeting (~2" x 6") are $10.00. The plate will be on the inside neck area off to the side and will be top stitched from the back of the stole. We use clear or a complimentary color thread so the outline of the stitching is minimally visible from the back.
Black or white fringe is $10.00.
Patch Pockets $10/pocket
On the back side of our stoles we will place upon request patch pockets, either on one or both sides at approximately waist level. (Everyone is a little different.) The pockets are large enough for some 3x5 cards for sermon notes or a tissue or two. The pockets will be 4" wide by ~ 4.5" tall. They will be top stitched to just the background layer of the fabric. Patch pockets are $10.00 each.
Earrings $5 and up
We have both economical but pretty glass gem errings and real, hand collected Mexican sea glass earrings in a variety of colors.
Browse around for colors, styles and prices in these two locations:
All faiths are honored.
To order, we are just a call or an e-mail away:
1) AFTSJulieRJones@gmail.com or
2) 775-424-2548 in Nevada.
3) Call toll free world-wide on Skype, Skype name: jrjones714.
Visa/MasterCard/Discover/AMEX and Paypal accepted. All payments are made securely on line. The payment link is near the top of the page.
About Colors on the Web:
The colors that you see on the artwork on this site can vary from monitor to monitor, in hue and value. The color of artwork on mobile devices such as cell phone can look REALLY different. We attempt to represent the art as close as possible to the actual pieces. If color matching or approval is desired, or if the exact shade is important we recommend that you request and approve a fabric swatch as custom stoles are not returnable/refundable. Swatches are approximately 10" x 10" or somewhat larger. $5 and any shipping charges will be billed for each swatch requested. Please allow enough time when ordering.
Note: We can now print darker blacks and brighter colors.
Gift Cards/Greeting Cards Invitations
If you are giving a banner or a stole as a gift, matching greeting cards/gift cards are available for $3.50. Additional details here.
Our stoles are one of the highlights of your celebration. We guarantee that they meet the description as stated above and herein. If they are not as ordered and as described herein, your money, including shipping, will be refunded (see exclusions herein) OR we will repair or remake your stole at our discretion, and pay for the shipping back to you. This includes defects in materials and workmanship. As these stoles are 100% cotton, as fully described above, there will be some wrinkles (or a lot!), especially after shipping, so returning your stole because it is wrinkly is not an acceptable return reason and will be considered a frivolous return (see below). There is also a fusible interfacing that is used and small raised areas may be seen especially around the collar area and on less patterned and solid colored stoles, including white stoles. Please remember that we top stitch the ends of the stoles and name plates and neck labels. Returning a stole for top stitching and other items indicated herein are also considered frivolous returns--because we tell you about this ahead of time. (If you return something for anything we've told you about ahead of time, it is considered a frivilous return.) Expedite charges, rush shipping and custom art time/fees are not refundable. The basic stole price and standard shipping is refundable for defects in materials or workmanship. (Your stole may be remade if there is a defect. Always allow enough time for ordering.) Your refund will be processed when the stole is received and examined. Stoles must be returned in the same or similar container in which they were shipped or you may invalidate your return. You MUST immediately call us the same day at 775-424-2548 if an item is damaged in shipment. Delays in advising us of a damaged shipment may invalidate a refund depending on the carrier's advisory requirements.
Frivolous returns and stoles damaged by the customer will not be refunded and you will have to pay to have the stole re-shipped back to you. Note that we create our own art and the appearance of brush strokes and similar creative processes in the printed material is a part of any fine art piece. Shadows may be used to have text or objects stand out and are intentional and are not a reason for return. Stoles are meant to be viewed from modest distances-not from a few inches away.
Additional terms and conditions are stated BELOW.
All international orders have an additional 8% added to cover international processing fees. If not sent via International Priority Mail there is a $2 box fee.
Express Orders and Non Priority Mail Orders
Orders shipped via UPS, Express Mail, Federal Express and other non-Priority Mail methods may have a $2.50 packaging charge.
This is the style of stole that we offer unless you are on our Discount Stole Page. It is printed edge to edge with a collar that drapes around the back of the neck and shoulders. Choose 106" long stole or 70" short stole, single or double sided.
In this view, you are looking at the front of the stole and the back of the collar at the same time.
Phone us at 775-424-2548
to confirm your order