I have loved crafts all my life. When my children were very young, I became involved in making stained glass windows, crocheting, knitting, painting, and finally making antique reproduction porcelain dolls as a hobby and a way to relax when my babies were asleep. I had to go out into the business world to find a job and the dolls and other crafts were put on hold. Finally, I retired a couple of years ago and decided I would love to make dolls again. I discovered Etsy in February 2009, and I registered as a buyer under the user name lovetoknit2. Little did I know! I should have registered as lovetobead! One day I was searching for tiny mother of pearl buttons for doll dresses when I came across vintage German glass beads. A whole new world opened for me. I was hooked. I have been buying vintage and modern glass beads, semi-precious gemstones, components, etc., since I joined Etsy. I purchased dozens of...
- Born on April 15
- Joined April 26, 2011