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I am a senior who likes to keep busy. I am the mother of five and grandmother of seven. I enjoy doing all kinds of crafts. I learned crocheting and embroidery from my grandmother as a girl. She was one who always kept busy. Her hands were never empty in the evening when she watched TV. I am the same. A friend taught me to knit. I always have sewn but I felt I couldn't make a quilt, it was too hard. My aunt's mother had started a Wedding Ring quilt and couldn't finish it because of her eyes (she was in her eighties). She asked me if I would finish it if she showed me how. I have been making quilts ever since. I like to make quilts out of old neckties. I like beading but I do it differently than most. I don't like to use a board, I use a old folded towel so the beads don't roll around. I don't plan my piece, I just start and see what happens. I made wedding cakes for over twenty-five years until Mr. Arthritis messed up my hands. I enjoy…

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  • Born on April 24
  • Joined February 25, 2009

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Beads, Yarn, Quilting material, Lace, Buttons, etc

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I am a senior who likes to keep busy. I am the mother of five and grandmother of seven. I enjoy doing all kinds of crafts. I learned crocheting and embroidery from my grandmother as a girl. She was one who always kept busy. Her hands were never empty in the evening when she watched TV. I am the same. A friend taught me to knit. I always have sewn but I felt I couldn't make a quilt, it was too hard. My aunt's mother had started a Wedding Ring quilt and couldn't finish it because of her eyes (she was in her eighties). She asked me if I would finish it if she showed me how. I have been making quilts ever since. I like to make quilts out of old neckties. I like beading but I do it differently than most. I don't like to use a board, I use a old folded towel so the beads don't roll around. I don't plan my piece, I just start and see what happens. I made wedding cakes for over twenty-five years until Mr. Arthritis messed up my hands. I enjoy making things for babies and children. I am just an antique little girl. I hope you like my things and I would really like your opinion of my work so I can better myself.

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