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I have been sewing since I was a little girl. My first project was a muslin mallard duck stuffed animal with cut lines and dots where each stitch was supposed to go. I have since done everything from pillows and blankets to prom dresses and costumes for theatre productions. Repairing horse turnout blankets was a frequent activity when I still owned a horse, and my equestrian buddies often put my skills to good use. I am frequently the repair-lady for my friends and coworkers who rip buttons off or break zippers; many of them are hopeless with a needle and thread.

I can wield both power drill and circular saw with ease, and get a kick out of doing the projects the stereotypical woman abhors. I enjoy being a jack-of-all trades, but I wish I had more time to be creative.

I have not picked up a piece of charcoal or a paintbrush in a long time. I fear I…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 21
  • Joined January 18, 2011

Favorite materials

satin, chiffon, brocade, lace, taffeta, canvas, oil, acrylic, glass, wood

About

I have been sewing since I was a little girl. My first project was a muslin mallard duck stuffed animal with cut lines and dots where each stitch was supposed to go. I have since done everything from pillows and blankets to prom dresses and costumes for theatre productions. Repairing horse turnout blankets was a frequent activity when I still owned a horse, and my equestrian buddies often put my skills to good use. I am frequently the repair-lady for my friends and coworkers who rip buttons off or break zippers; many of them are hopeless with a needle and thread.

I can wield both power drill and circular saw with ease, and get a kick out of doing the projects the stereotypical woman abhors. I enjoy being a jack-of-all trades, but I wish I had more time to be creative.

I have not picked up a piece of charcoal or a paintbrush in a long time. I fear I have lost the skill that drawing takes, so Etsy allows me to indulge my need for original artwork and jewelry without the frustration of doing it myself. I don't like to have just anything - each piece must be special :)

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