Linda's Profile

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I am a remnant of a byegone era, hopelessly stuck in the '70s, and still believe in peace, love and rock and roll. Though I have a real job, writing about food, what I am passionate about is trying different crafts and treasure hunting -- browsing thrifts and antique stores and estate sales. I am not an artist, but enjoy sewing, needle crafts and beading. I started making market bags because I thought more people would forgo plastic if reusable shopping bags were pretty and comfy. I've run out of friends to gift them to, so decided to move beyond my circle! My latest passion is making standoutfromthecrowd luggage tags, passport covers, checkbook covers and business card holders. I use vintage upcycled silk ties and Hawaiian shirts and both treasured and new fabric as whimsy strikes.

I have another etsy shop featuring antiques and vintage treasures -- AmericanPieVintage I especially love estate…

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  • Born on September 29
  • Joined November 30, 2008

Favorite materials

Repurposed fabrics, whether remnants, vintage linens, drapes, upholstery rejects, abandoned prom dresses or the like and pop culture iconic fabrics

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AmericanPie
Eclectic handmade goods for discriminating...

About

I am a remnant of a byegone era, hopelessly stuck in the '70s, and still believe in peace, love and rock and roll. Though I have a real job, writing about food, what I am passionate about is trying different crafts and treasure hunting -- browsing thrifts and antique stores and estate sales. I am not an artist, but enjoy sewing, needle crafts and beading. I started making market bags because I thought more people would forgo plastic if reusable shopping bags were pretty and comfy. I've run out of friends to gift them to, so decided to move beyond my circle! My latest passion is making standoutfromthecrowd luggage tags, passport covers, checkbook covers and business card holders. I use vintage upcycled silk ties and Hawaiian shirts and both treasured and new fabric as whimsy strikes.

I have another etsy shop featuring antiques and vintage treasures -- AmericanPieVintage I especially love estate linens that need new uses and tender loving care, pop culture and mid-century.

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