KIDS CLOTHING  

  • New & Gently Used Children's clothing in sizes preemie/newborn-Size 16. (Fall/Winter Clothing for our fall sale & Spring/Summer Clothing for spring sale). Clean, quality clothing in excellent condition - brands that sell well: Gap, Mini Boden, Land's End, Gymboree, llBean, Hanna Andersen, etc. No stains, tears, worn or nubby, and no pet hair. Walmart and other similar brands do not sell as well and need to be priced accordingly. Clothing does not have to be a name brand.
  • Coats/Snow Suits. Fall/Winter sale only.
  • Rain Coats accepted year-round.
  • Dance-wear and Gymnastics Leotards are accepted year-round.
  • Halloween Costumes (for Fall/Winter sale) and generic Dress-Up Costumes (Princess, Policeman, etc) are accepted anytime.
  • Winter gloves, scarves, winter hats, etc., are for the fall/winter sale only.
  • Hats:( Fall/Winter): winter hats, baseball caps, cowboy hats. (Spring/Summer): Large sun hats, baseball caps, cowboy hats, etc.
  • Shoes are in excellent condition, clean, clean, clean!
  • Clothing may be non-numerical sizing such as S, M, L, and XL
  • Handmade items for children or babies (as long as they are tagged with size and adhere to the current CPSC clothing guidelines)

TOYS

  • Toys (must be CLEAN, fully working, and have batteries if applicable). Wooden Toys, Games, Puzzles, Remote Control Toys, Kitchen Sets, Train Tables, Game Systems, Dollhouses, Bikes, Ride Toys, Outdoor Toys, and other toys.
  • Puzzles (complete sets only). Please include batteries where needed, or these items will not sell.
  • Stuffed animals that "DO" something- sing, play music, move, etc. Otherwise, NO STUFFIES, Please :)
  • Sports clothing & and equipment
  • Bath toys MUST be extremely clean and dry to be accepted.
  • LEGOS. They MUST come FULLY assembled in a bag if they are a set so we can verify that all necessary pieces are included. Include a printed picture or the original box so the buyer can see what set it is. Please include instructions, if possible. If not assembled for inspection at drop-off, the tag must read "Miscellaneous Legos" or something similar. You can say something like, "Pieces from Spiderman set, but not all pieces included." 
  • Kid Electronics such as Tablets, Video Game Consoles, Video Games, etc. NO rated M or A video games.
  • Backpacks & Kids' Luggage. 
  • Swim/pool items (goggles, floats, life jackets, etc.) are ONLY for the spring/summer sale; they are not accepted for fall/winter. 
  • Outdoor toys include motorized cars, bikes, scooters, and playhouses.
  • Costumes & and dress-up outfits - Halloween Costumes (for Fall/Winter sale)

FURNITURE

  • Kids' Tables & Chairs
  • Children's Furniture (must be fully assembled at drop-off unless new in box), including changing tables, gliders, rockers, bassinets, etc. 
  • Furniture for nursery/children's rooms - beds, dressers, toy boxes, bookshelves, etc. 

INFANT EQUIPMENT

  • Baby Gear (VERY CLEAN) such as Strollers, Bouncers, Exersaucers, Swings, Car Seats, High Chairs, Pack' n Plays, etc. (All gear must be fully assembled at Drop-Off).Baby equipment: bouncy seats, swings, high chairs, strollers, pack-n-plays, exersaucers, activity mats, walkers, bikes, outdoor toys, bumbos, etc.
  • Bottles & Cups: Glass, Stainless Steel, and silicone. Baby Bottles ONLY (NO plastic bottles) and Sippy Cups & Kid's Water Bottles  - NO plastic cups/water bottles. Alternative materials only. ONLY BRAND NEW plastic Sippy cups, bottles, and teethers (See unacceptable)

  • Baby Items such as Monitors, Bath Tubs, Boppy Pillows/SnuggleMe/Dockatots, Slings/Carriers, Diaper Bags, and Feeding Items (NO older model Owlet socks accepted. ONLY current Dream model accepted)
    Velcro, Zip, or Ollie-type Swaddles (NO receiving blankets, muslin blankets, etc). Swaddles must be hung on a hanger.
  • Baby Wearing Carriers (MUST be hung on a hanger)
  • Sleep Sacks (MUST be hung on a hanger).
  • Breast Pumps (ONLY brands accepted are Spectra, Willow, Motif Luna, Haakaa, MomCozy, and Elvie. Must be in NEW or LIKE NEW condition! Tubing can be removed if needed). Super Clean!
    Breast pump - Insurance companies pay for pumps, so most people are able to obtain them for free. Please keep prices very reasonable on the kinds you would get through insurance.
  • Bibs (ONLY silicone, oversized/apron, or waterproof bibs accepted if new or like new condition).
  • Diaper bags
  • Child-proofing equipment
  • Unopened, unexpired baby food, formula, and bath products
  • Only NEW training pants and cloth diapers
  • Crib mattresses and Cribs with no drop sides or handmade must be newer than 2011
  • Car Seats must have 6 MOS remaining before expiration!
  • Car seats - Check for recalls and updated safety guidelines – www.cpsc.gov. Check the manufacturer date stamped on the car seat. All seats must have a manufacture date less than five years old from the date of the sale AND cannot expire within six months of the sale. Please include the owner's manual/instructions. These can be downloaded and printed from the internet. Seats previously in an accident are dangerous to use and, therefore, CANNOT be resold.
  • Consignors MUST review the CPSC website within a week of the sale to ensure the consigned items are not recalled and still fully adhere to their safety guidelines. Consignors will be asked to sign a waiver at registration.


MEDIA

  • Books
  • DVDs that work rated G or PG in the original case/cover
  • ELECTRONICS
  • Computer and video games (rated "E" for everyone)
  • **EVERYTHING that requires batteries MUST HAVE BATTERIES and be working when inspected at Drop-Off**


Safety Guidelines
Please carefully read the important information below to ensure the items you consign meet our safety expectations.
Please refer to the following websites to be sure your items are not recalled and follow our safety guidelines:
www.cpsc.gov
www.anchorit.gov
www.kidsindanger.org
www.saferproducts.gov
When possible, please include owner's manuals and manufacturer-provided safety info.
Be sure packaging for items with small pieces is sealed and contained so young shoppers are not at risk for choking or ingestion hazards while on our sales floor.
Please, no straight pins


Thank you! Following these rules helps us $ell your things!!

What We Accept 

What We Don't Accept  

  • Recalled items* – Check here for recalled items.
    *Note: Recalled items may be sold ONLY if there has been an approved repair and the manufacturer’s repair kit was installed properly
  • Car seats older than the printed manufacturer expiration date OR, if no printed sticker, not older than five (5) years from the manufactured date OR a car seat within six (6) months of the sale date; also, no car seat liners without a car seat
  • Cribs manufactured on or before 6/2011 and any with an adjustable/drop side
  • Used battery-operated items without functional batteries*
    *Note: New Items, in boxes or original packaging, do not need to include batteries. Batteries that stop working at the sale will be charged a battery fee (paid by the consignor) if the item is found not working
  • Mouth guards, vampire teeth, kazoos, whistles, noise makers, and any items that would enter the mouth(unless new, in original packaging)
  • Stuffed animals or plush toys that don’t light up, play music/sound, vibrate, dance or rattle, etc.
  • Naked dolls (i.e., Barbies, baby dolls, etc. must have clothes
  • Broken, incomplete, or overly-used toys, games, and puzzles
  • Silly putty, slime, or playdough (unless new, in original packaging)
  • Video games rated “T” for Teen or “M” for mature
  • VHS tapes and cassettes (unless they accompany a toy or electronic item)
  • Liquid-filled teethers and used “closed” pacifiers (unless new, in original packaging)
  • Bath products (unless new, in original packaging, and not expired)
  • Nail polish (unless new, in original packaging)
  • Nasal aspirators (unless new, in original packaging)
  • Decorative room décor (i.e., statues/figurines, rugs, decorative or character pillows, pictures/wall hangings, used photo frames/albums, lamps, etc.)
  • Large mirrors or magnifying/makeup mirrors
  • Pillows or pillow pets that do not “DO” something (i.e. light up, vibrate, play music/sound, etc.)
  • Diaper holders made of cloth that hang, usually by a hook or hanger
  • Weighted blankets, quilts, comforters, multi-layer blankets
  • Crib bumpers that are not mesh/breathable
  • Sleep positioners, wedges, or Dock-A-Tot-like items
  • Crib mobiles
  • Masks or shields 

Women's Clothing Details

We are excited to revamp the Women's Clothing Department! We are adding fitting rooms and mirrors!

*NEW* Accepting Formal Wear!!

Common Threads would like to offer a Boutique women's sale with high-quality items. We are looking for high quality, excellent condition, and name-brand! Please limit consigned items to 50 NAME BRAND pieces total, which includes shoes, handbags, jewelry, accessories, and hanging clothing.


Common Threads accepts current (purchased within the last 3-4 years), new, and gently worn brand name items and boutique labels from Petite to Plus sizes and Maternity. Our shoppers prefer high-quality, trendy, and classic brand names and designer labels for all occasions.


We are trying to find ways to cut down on the length of time our sellers must wait at drop-off. Please take an extra few seconds to really look at your pieces and be sure they are free of armpit stains, tears, ring around the collar, pilling near the armpit (especially t-shirts and sweaters), and stretched-out pants.


We strive to offer current fashion and the highest quality to our shoppers. We believe it's why they continue to come back season after season and spend more of their shopping budget at Common Threads than other options. RECYCLE, REUSE, RENEW.:)

Common Threads is looking for name brand:

  • Teen fashion sizes 1-16, Women's Petite through Plus sizes (00-26+),
  • Maternity and Nursing clothing 
  • Shirts, sweaters, blouses, pants, shorts, skirts, jeans, capris and dresses
  • Professional Wear: suits (skirt and pant suits), jackets and blazers
  • Formal Wear: cocktail dresses, special occasion dresses, prom dresses, and mother-of-the-bride/groom dresses
  • Active Wear: tennis attire, yoga tops, pants, capris, shorts, skirts, jackets
  • Lounge Wear: PJ sets, nursing scrubs
  • NEW with tags: bathing suits
  • Accessories: handbags, belts, hats, and new makeup 
  • Jewelry - MUST BE IN ZIP LOCK BAGS OR attached to WHITE CARDSTOCK
  • Shoes accepted MUST BE NAME BRAND.

  • NO SCARVES OR LINGERIE
  • Common Threads holds final approval on all items in the sale.
  • Tips:
    All GAP, Old Navy, and Banana Republic clothing items have a white tag (placed under or near the garment label) with the year and season (08 Sum) the clothing items were released.


Example brands for WOMEN may include, but are not limited to: Loft, Ann Taylor, Anthropologie labels, Anne Klein, Banana Republic, BCBG, Bebe, Chico's, Citizens of Humanity, Coach, Coldwater Creek, Express, Gap, Guess, J Crew, Kate Spade, Lacoste, Louis Vuitton, Milly, Michael Stars, New York & Company, Ralph Lauren, Seven for all Mankind, Splendid, Chico, The Limited, Star, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, True Religion, Vera Bradley and lululemon, Nike, Under Armour MANY OTHERS.


Due to the limited variety of brand-name clothing for plus-sized women (Sized XL and larger), our acceptable brands are flexible in this category. Accepted brands include Venzia, Lane Bryant, Torrid, Silver, Hydraulic, Apt 9, and more. Please inquire if further questions arise regarding acceptable plus-sized brands.


Brands accepted from Target include Mossimo (current and VERY gently worn), Designer Series for Target Brands, Liz Lange Maternity, and other limited brands.


Brands accepted by Kohl's include Designer brands exclusive to Kohls, such as Daisy Fuentes, Dana Buchman, ELLE, LC Lauren Conrad, Simply Vera Vera Wang, and Oh Baby.

All other brands must be New With Tags (NWT)


Example brands for TEENS may include, but are not limited to: Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Billabong, Gap, Guess, H & M, Hollister, Justice, Roxy, Victoria's Secret Pink, Wet Seal, and MANY OTHERS.

Please note that we will also accept excellent quality, gently worn clothing with department store labels from Belk, Dillards, Macy, etc..Examples: Alfred Dunner, AGB, Caribbean Joe, Donna Morgan, Jones New York, Kasper, ND New Directions, RM Richards, Red Camel, Charter Club, Alfani, Style&Co and more.


All other brands must be New With Tags (NWT)


Shoppers are looking for season-appropriate items at our sales.

  • Spring Sales - Please, NO wool pants, heavy outerwear, or sweaters. Jeans and athletic pants are acceptable.
    Fall Sales - Please, NO sundresses, shorts, capris, linen bottoms and sandals (athletic shorts and tanks are acceptable).
    All other brands must be New With Tags (NWT)
  • Lilly Pulitzer is accepted year-round in all categories.
  • All other brands must be New With Tags (NWT)


Many of the brands listed below are inexpensive to buy brand new. Even in gently used condition, reselling them does not represent the quality we strive to achieve.

One exception: Brand New, With Tags, items from discount stores will be accepted IF they meet our overall requirements.

CLOTHING Brands NOT Accepted:
Walmart: Metro 7, Jaclyn Smith, Op, White Stag, George, Faded Glory, Catalina, Jordache
Target: Xhiliration, Cherokee (unless gently worn)
Koret
Body Central
Fashion Bug
JG Hook
Bice
Chadwicks
Sag Harbor
St Johns Bay
Lee
Riders



The following items will NOT be accepted or very selectively accepted at drop off:

  • Any clothing items from our Brands Not Accepted section.
  • Items purchased more than four years ago unless a classic "vintage" item
  • Items that smell of cigarette smoke or pet odor
  • Garments with pilling, fuzz, lint, and pet hair
  • Wedding gowns
  • Bathing suits, undergarments, and lingerie - unless NEW with tags (pajama sets are allowed)
  • Shrunken, faded, and wrinkled garments.