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my_stitching From: my_stitching Date: September 29th, 2011 03:59 pm (UTC) (link)
I don't want to make you more upset, but I also don't want you to have a rude awakening later. Etsy won't ban her. On her last sellers name, it took year, maybe even years, of us constantly reporting her listings where she was displaying photos she stole and was actually claiming that they were a "past creation" of hers. And so that you understand how far she takes it... She has works that are in the Met that she claimed were her own past creations. A gown on a Scarlett O'Hara doll made by the Franklin Mint was one of her past creations. She even had pattern covers, book covers, etc that she was claiming was a picture of a past creation. And it took Etsy forever to ban her.

However, on the upside, she never used Katherine's photo after Katherine contacted her. So... maybe she'll just stick with the ones from people who didn't?

Hope this stops being a headache for you!
jennylafleur From: jennylafleur Date: September 29th, 2011 06:10 pm (UTC) (link)
Oh no I'm not really expecting the seller to get banned. Based on my experience so far I'd be shocked out of my mind. Even when this started, and I had some faith in Etsy, I looked on it as a "best case scenario". By going through the nit-picky hoops I'm giving Etsy the opportunity to do something but I honestly don't think they will act on this. All I'm hoping for is to add to the paper trail on this seller. It has to add up eventually.

In the meantime I'd just like my photo down. I don't know why that is so much to ask...
my_stitching From: my_stitching Date: September 29th, 2011 08:47 pm (UTC) (link)
Well, maybe take it as a compliment until it gets sorted? She only steals pictures of things that are pretty and well made. And you made a lovely bonnet. :)
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