SimoneSewsIt

Unique toys and wearables featuring recycled textiles

Nelson, British Columbia On Etsy since 2018

SimoneSewsIt

Unique toys and wearables featuring recycled textiles

Nelson, British Columbia | 12 Sales

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About SimoneSewsIt

Sales 12
On Etsy since 2018

Half a century of sewing and still going strong!

Thanks so much for spending a minute with me.

My very first sewing project was a pillow quilt I sewed by hand for a Brownie badge. I made it for my Barbie. I was 6. That same year each of my grandmothers infected me with crafting and it has stuck. My maternal grandmother taught me how to knit and my paternal grandmother taught me how to crochet. Then I found out how much fun sewing on a treadle sewing machine was and soon my Mom had a new apron and both my sisters had skirts. It has never stopped... and I am happy about that.

I live in a corner of paradise here in Nelson BC. The forest, the valley, the sweet clean river and the painted lady heritage houses inspire me every day. I call it the cleavage of heaven for good reason. I feel lucky to be here.

I work with my family at our thrift store.... 7 thousand square feet of stuff! Every day we are faced with what to do with hundreds items and we are dedicated recyclers. Bits of fabric, lace, odd balls of yarn, buttons, thread... it all comes through my hands and it gets my juices flowing.

Crafting and recycling is a family affair. My co-conspirator is my daughter who eggs me on, keeps me tec savvy and nurtures my entrepreneurial spirit. Her shop can be found at https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/AvivasDesignsCanada

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  • Simone Varey

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    Sewing, painting, cutting, stuffing, picking fabrics and generally enjoying the making!

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