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Before You Buy

Products

All Thumbsie® fabric guards are handmade and as such variations can occur although all our seamstresses work to a sizing template.  All efforts are made to represent colours accurately, but please note that colours may not match exactly on your computer monitor. We recommend replacing you Thumbsie® fabric guards every 8 -10 weeks.

The making of fabric guards

Thumbsie® finger and thumb guards are made from polycotton, cotton or poplin cotton and the inside branded fabric is cotton fine warp satin. The fabric is deliberately not washed before it is sewn into a guard. Thumbsie® finger and thumb guards are made in a smoke and pet free environment, we are also mindful of allergies and take care whilst making the guards however we strongly recommend washing all fabric guards before use, especially if the child has a known allergy.

Success

Whilst we have a great success record and great Google reviews, please note that some children do take longer to break the habit than others and there are no guarantees of success using these fabric guards. Please note that the guards are secured with velcro.

Suitability

We advise that a child under the age of 36 months is not left unsupervised wearing a Thumbsie® fabric guard. We do not recommend Thumbsie® fabric guards under the age of 3. Children are the responsibility of the parent or carer. If the guard strap is too loose and flapping then please get in touch as the Velcro® could scratch. If the fabric guard starts to fray after use it’s probably time to get a new one so that small pieces of fabric are not coming away. If in the unlikely situation the Velcro® stitching comes away, then it is recommended  that they are not worn and replaced. If its been less than 8 weeks since you purchased then please do get in touch.

Comfort and allergies

Please ensure that the velcro fits well and that there are no sharp edges when it is secured around the wrist. The guard should fit comfortably around the wrist. If you need to exchange please see below. If you are happy with your purchase then please wash the items before use.  We take great care whilst making your thumb and finger guards but we do recommend pre-washing especially if your child has known allergies.

Measuring

It is important to get a good fit, so please take care when measuring. There are no left and right, a Thumbsies® thumb guard can fit either hand, make sure you order enough guards for each hand that they suck. A Thumbsies® finger guard will fit either hand and will fit the middle two fingers (middle and ring or middle and index).

How Many to Buy

We strongly recommend that your child wears a Thumbsies® at all times.  They are made of cotton and can be washed at a low temperature. We recommend that you buy 2 or 3 Thumbsies® for each thumb that they suck. This way you can always have a clean one ready to put on when one is dirty.

Delivery outside the UK

If you purchase from our website for delivery outside the United Kingdom, your purchase may be subject to import duties and taxes applied by the destination country. You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes, we are not liable for any failure by you to pay them. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for more information.

For more information on delivery please refer to our Delivery page or our  Terms and Conditions.

Refunds

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

Before Use

Please try on your thumb or finger guard as soon as you can to ensure you are happy with the sizing and comfort. Please ensure that the velcro fits well and that there are no sharp edges when it is secured around the wrist. The guard should fit comfortably around the wrist. If you need to exchange please see below. If you are happy with your purchase then please wash the items before use. The guards are made from polycotton, cotton or poplin cotton and the inside branded fabric is cotton fine warp satin. We take great care whilst making your thumb and finger guards but we do recommend pre-washing especially if your child has known allergies. Wash on a 30-degree delicate setting or hand wash; use a low temperature if tumble drying and a standard iron setting.

Exchanges

If you have made a mistake and ordered the wrong size, don’t worry just drop us an email on hello@thumbsie.co.uk and we will happily send the correct size when we receive the other back. PLEASE DO NOT WEAR THE FABRIC GUARD as we will not be able to exchange it. Please return your order in its original packaging.  You will be responsible for the postage of the return and may well be charged for the correct order to be sent. Please note that Custom charges may apply if you are retuning them from outside the UK, and that you will be responsible for paying the charges. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

#LOVEMYTHUMBSIE

All entries submitted to our #lovemythumbsie photo gallery will be entered into a free draw to win a £25 Amazon voucher (or voucher of your chose provided we are able to purchase it in the UK). The deadline for each monthly draw will be midnight on the last day of the month. All photos may be used on social media and Thumbsie® websites. The winner will be notified by email.

Privacy Policy

Please see Thumbsie Ltd Privacy Policy.

UK Registered Design

The Thumb Guard sold under the THUMBSIE trademark is protected by UK Registered Design Number 4030257.

Trademarks Registry

Thumbsie® is a registered trademark for thumb and finger guards for children and protected by UK Registered Number UK00003016495.

Thumbsie Ltd is registered in England and Wales under Company Number 10439669 and our registered office address is 98 Aylesbury Road, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, HP226LX. Telephone number 07766836261. 

VAT number 285 9438 48

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Multi-award winning Thumbsie® was created from a real need when Jo Bates’s, founder Thumbsie Ltd, third daughter Isabel needed help to stop thumb sucking!

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