Aimeelyn Potts' Profile

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My Blog: peanutbuttertoastandcactus.blogspot.com

Howdee! I'm a Stay-At-Home Mom of 4 who has always loved making things. From the shoebox houses and tissue dolls of my childhood to the jewelry, wearables, and playthings I make today...I have always looked to the things I already have for inspiration. I like to repurpose and reuse as much material as possible in the things I make. I fall in love with each of my pieces as I create, and hope this love continues to be felt as you or those you love enjoy using them.

The supplies I list on my site are all vintage or refugees from someone's stash or collection. I like to know that my customers will not be using new materials or patterns, which use up our resources. There is so much out there we already have, we need to use that up first! I also try to stock sewing patterns that can be played with a…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 17
  • Joined June 15, 2009

Favorite materials

Silver, Copper, Glass, Wool, Cotton, Linen, Bamboo, and anything that has been given a new purpose

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About

My Blog: peanutbuttertoastandcactus.blogspot.com

Howdee! I'm a Stay-At-Home Mom of 4 who has always loved making things. From the shoebox houses and tissue dolls of my childhood to the jewelry, wearables, and playthings I make today...I have always looked to the things I already have for inspiration. I like to repurpose and reuse as much material as possible in the things I make. I fall in love with each of my pieces as I create, and hope this love continues to be felt as you or those you love enjoy using them.

The supplies I list on my site are all vintage or refugees from someone's stash or collection. I like to know that my customers will not be using new materials or patterns, which use up our resources. There is so much out there we already have, we need to use that up first! I also try to stock sewing patterns that can be played with a bit, changed around to reflect our times and the maker's personality. One of my favorite things to do with a sewing project is "play Frankenstein", use ideas from or even parts of other patterns with the one I am currently working with. It's just another way to express myself.

If you do end up making something with anything from my shop, I would LOVE to see photos! Show off your creativity!

My Blog: peanutbuttertoastandcactus.blogspot.com

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