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Hi there! My name is Colleen MacDonald. I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Washington State where I can enjoy year-'round gardening and daily walks outside. I am passionate about sustainable living practices, exercise, good coffee, and building strong communities.

Prior to my crafty life, I worked for many years as a marine biologist and did scientific illustration on the side for fun and extra cash. Knitting was my first three dimensional art form, which led to an interest in spinning my own yarn. I then discovered sewing as a way to get projects done in a more timely manner. I am a total color and texture fanatic, and am known to be found petting the skeins of wool in yarn stores.

My business regularly supports two local endevours: The first is Bronwyn's Wheelhouse, which is a non-profit organization working to help children…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 28
  • Joined February 5, 2007

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Cloth, yarn, buttons, paper, ribbon, string, littlebits, silk, leaves, flowers, sticks, sunshine

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About

Hi there! My name is Colleen MacDonald. I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Washington State where I can enjoy year-'round gardening and daily walks outside. I am passionate about sustainable living practices, exercise, good coffee, and building strong communities.

Prior to my crafty life, I worked for many years as a marine biologist and did scientific illustration on the side for fun and extra cash. Knitting was my first three dimensional art form, which led to an interest in spinning my own yarn. I then discovered sewing as a way to get projects done in a more timely manner. I am a total color and texture fanatic, and am known to be found petting the skeins of wool in yarn stores.

My business regularly supports two local endevours: The first is Bronwyn's Wheelhouse, which is a non-profit organization working to help children with special needs and their families by way of home renovation. You can learn more and read about their current project here: www.bronwynswheelhouse.blogspot.com I also support Left Foot Organics, a local farm whose mission is to provide meaningful work for people with disabilities and healthy food for their community. Visit them online here: www.leftfootorganics.org

I am a proud member of the Etsy Rain Street Team. You can learn more about me and my process by following my blog: http://www.bcharmer.blogspot.com

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