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Seattle Sundries Shop


Seattle Sundries is a proud Pacific Northwest maker of distinctive handcrafted soaps and skincare products. We produce in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle using all natural ingredients and reusable, recyclable packaging. Our products each have a unique personality and appeal to people with a wide range on interests, scent preferences and senses of humor. We have something for just about everyone.

Our company was founded in 2004 by Anne Sylte Bloom, a North Idaho native who moved to Seattle in 1992. The recipes and scent blends for all our products were created by her, in addition to the original label artwork and the stories that introduce each product. Her blog is a good window into the past and present of Seattle Sundries. As Anne explains on our website "

We started with soap. A long time ago we decided it would be an adventure to learn how to make something as important, useful, and necessary to everyday life as soap. We learned about the chemistry of the process, the character of the ingredients, and got hooked on the artistry of the outcome. In the beginning we made it for family and friends who loved our creations and wanted more.

It made us realize how much an item as unassuming as soap can bring joy to every person, every day. Like a great cup of coffee or the perfect playlist, soap is something that you don’t always stop to ponder but influences your day in significant ways. 

We create carefully, using simple, sustainable, natural ingredients that smell spectacular and work wonders on your skin. We pour our years of experience into refining our recipes and maximizing the performance of our products. Then we wrap all that goodness in the best package possible. Our original art and the character of our creations make them as unique as the people who use them. Lots of things in life should make you smile or spark a belly laugh. Making products that do that is part of our mission.

This mission is grounded in our home in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. All of our creations, from our hallmark soaps and lotions to our lighthearted coffee mugs and book bags, celebrate the people of Cascadia and the culture that we contribute to life in America.

Our shop in Ballard is where all of our products are made by hand, in small batches. We don't currently offer regular retail hours, but we hope to expand our space and be more available to shoppers in person, in the near future. 

We have customers in all 50 states, Canada, Europe and Asia. We started selling on Etsy in 2008, on our own website starting in 2009, and have been successful Amazon merchants since 2011. We offer wholesale to a number of retailers in the region and have created products for the Pike Brewery, Space Needle, and Luly Yang.

We look forward to connecting with more customers, creating new products, and representing the PNW the best we can! 




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  • We use the traditional cold process soapmaking method.
  • We make bath soaps, hand soaps, shave soaps, solid lotion bars, & lip balms; as well as magnets, shopping totes and t-shirts.
  • All ingredients are natural. We use 100% essential oils for scent, pure beeswax, and food-grade oils.
  • Our scent blends are unique and were created specifically for each product. They feature the nuanced smells of the plants that created them, without the overpowering aroma of synthetic fragrance.
  • We use as little plastic as possible, opting instead for reusable and recyclable tins and muslin gift bags.
  • Our original artwork is also available on cotton shopping totes, t-shirts, and sturdy magnets.
  • Our pricing ranges from $2.50 for magnets to $9.50 for soaps, and $58.00 for shave sets.
  • We also are available to create custom soaps for corporate clients or special events.
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Press Coverage

تجنب حساسية الأنف مع أفضل 5منتجات بدون رائحة - December 22, 2021 


Camping Gear Essentials for Your Next Trip - May 4, 2021

 Seattle Refined

Lie: Only Hippies Use Essential Oils - March 30, 2015

Seattle Met

"With vintage-inspired labels and names you’ll remember" Virtual Reality: Seattle Sundries - August 01, 2011

The Pioneer Woman

"Love the soap. But I also love the packaging." Seattle Sundries Soap - February 19, 2010




Customer Testimonials

Customer Letter

And here are some other reviews from happy customers!





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Logos & Images

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Visit our image gallery for more photos of our shop and team.
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For press inquiries, please contact Anne Sylte Bloom

8316 8th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 91887

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