Debbie Caton's Profile
I learned a love of crafting at an early age. My mom liked to say: "We can make . . ."(fill in the blank) and then we did, most often with recycled or natural materials. I learned to crochet during a rainy camping trip when I was a kid. My first project was a granny square pillow that I stuffed with recycled nylons and nylon stockings. I started making stuffed animals when I was given a box of scrap yarn and random patterns. I especially enjoy the challenge of using scrap or leftover yarn for my animals. Most of the yarn I use is given to me or is from yard sales, and some of it is vintage yarn. I'm reusing resources and creating unique treasures all at the same time! What a fun way to help save the planet.
I love making jewelry, too. One of my first projects as a kid included beads my grandmother gave me from one of her broken necklaces. As an adult, I love to use pieces of broken...
- Born on July 30
- Joined November 6, 2010