Betty Atkins' Profile

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I am also known on Etsy as stubbornwoman. I've been part of Etsy since 2008.

At this stage of my life, I realize that I have been on a journey. Yes, I have had lows and I have had highs. I have been in dark places, but many more bright places. Keeping in mind that valleys can be sunshiny places and the highest peaks can be stormy. As I reach the path towards the finish line, I need to share this. I have been blessed in being allowed to take the journey at all. I would not have missed it for all the gold in the world. The insights and lessons learned have come from every place I have been privileged to visit.

My Grandpa was the…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 23
  • Joined May 26, 2011

Favorite materials

Leather, raffia, wool, cotton, linen, vintage buttons, flowers, weddings, gemstones

About

If you want this sooner, choose US Priority Mail -- will be $8.00
If you want international, ask. I'll look up the shipping to where you are.

I am also known on Etsy as stubbornwoman. I've been part of Etsy since 2008.

At this stage of my life, I realize that I have been on a journey. Yes, I have had lows and I have had highs. I have been in dark places, but many more bright places. Keeping in mind that valleys can be sunshiny places and the highest peaks can be stormy. As I reach the path towards the finish line, I need to share this. I have been blessed in being allowed to take the journey at all. I would not have missed it for all the gold in the world. The insights and lessons learned have come from every place I have been privileged to visit.

My Grandpa was the craft person in our family. He taught me many techniques, but, though he was a wonderful leather crafter, he didn't teach me to sculpt leather. He would have loved doing it I bet.

I only make things I like. I've noticed though, that sometimes what I make this year sells like crazy next year! Maybe people just have to get used to my stuff. ;-)

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