Made By Rae Seller’s Program

To support the indie crafting community, I’m happy to offer low-cost licenses for handmade artists who wish to sell items made using Made By Rae patterns in their shops! Licensed sellers also have the option to be featured in our Made By Rae Sellers Flickr Pool.

Have you already purchased a License to Sell?


In a nutshell the terms are:

  • $10 for a two-year license for each accessory or children’s design; $15 for a two-year license for each women’s design. License will expire after two years from purchase date; additional years may be purchased up to 10 years total at any time.
  • Tags and online listings must include design credit: “Pattern designed by Rae Hoekstra of I am a licensed seller.”  We also have free Made By Rae tags available for download that fulfill the requirement for tags; if you are a licensed seller please feel free to print them out and use them!
  • Purchase one license for each person in your shop who will be sewing the items, no mass or large-scale commercial production.
  • Register your shop information (name, location and/or web address) when you are ready to begin selling licensed items. This may be done through our handy web form above.

To see all of the terms, please review our sample license. Questions? Please email me! I would be happy to answer them.


By completing a license purchase, you agree to the terms, conditions and limitations of the license found here and in the sample license. Your submission of the order will be deemed to be your agreement to these terms.

$10 – Charlie Tunic (or Charlie Dress) License to Sell
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$10 – Geranium Dress License to Sell
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$10 – Itty Bitty Baby Dress License to Sell
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$10 – Lickety Split Bag License to Sell
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$10 – Peekaboo Bonnet License to Sell
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$10 – Pierrot Tunic License to Sell
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$10 – Showoff Bag License to Sell
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$10 – Toddler Backpack License to Sell
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The following patterns either include a License to Sell or selling permissions with the purchase of the pattern:

Big Butt Baby Pants
Bonsai Bag
Buttercup Bag Note: license only included with pattern purchase, NOT free version.
Flashback Skinny Tee


Please visit the Made by Rae Sellers photo pool and support our licensed sellers!

20150126_150158Toddler Backpack, Princess and CastlesToddler Backpack, Princess KingdomToddler Backpack, Princess KingdomToddler Backpack, Echino ScootersToddler Backpack, Forest LIfeToddler Backpack, Retro RidesCustom Little Buttercup BagCustom Buttercup Bagtoddler Backpack, Echino PantherToddler Backpack, Echino CarsVoile Geranium DressCatching Fireflies GeraniumRuffle Toddler Backpack, Paradise GardenCustom echino helicopters backpack details:: side velcro pocket, inside pocket and a stretchy bottle pocket.Buttercup - Happy Tones Pippa - 2Buttercup - LouLou ThiCrossbody Sling Bag - Sydney Slub

Visit the Made by Rae Sellers Lists (shops registered before February 2013):
Big Butt Baby Pants : Bonsai Bag : Buttercup Bag : Charlie Tunic : Itty Bitty Baby Dress : Lickety Split Bag : Peekaboo Bonnet : Pierrot Tunic : Showoff Bag : Toddler Backpack


Does “personal use only” include using the pattern to make gifts for others?
Absolutely! “Personal use only” is meant to mean using the pattern for yourself or to make gifts for your friends and family, in other words, not selling the items you are making with the pattern.

May I sew my own shop/brand tags to items made through the MBR Seller’s Program?
Yes! Go right ahead.

I found a seller on Etsy who is selling something from one of your patterns without giving you credit. What should I do?
I’d be happy to follow up with them; please email me the link to the shop and I will check it out. And thank you for letting me know!

I would like change the pattern a little and claim it as my own design. Is that OK?
Please do not claim any Made By Rae pattern or variations of the pattern as your own, or use the pattern to make derivative patterns and claim them as your own. I draft all of my own patterns, and I try hard to make designs that are unique and can’t be found anywhere else. Although I personally love to vary existing patterns (for example I often make variations with someone else’s patterns for my kids), when I blog about it I give credit to the original pattern designer and I would never claim it as my own design. I hope that those who use (and alter) my patterns will use the same guidelines as well.

I would like to change the pattern a little and give you design credit. Is that OK?
Please email me to discuss this option; it’s usually OK but I like to have some input with this!