From the time I was knee high to a grasshopper, I have been curious about how things were made and have been inspired to create and craft. I have wonderful memories of going to craft classes at the recreation center as a very young girl in the summer and making a tile mosaic trivet inside the lid of a coffee can, my first stitchery sampler tote bag out of burlap, which was pink and green and were popular colors then, a mixed media collage of an owl, I created from objects picked up from a nature walk of pine cones, pebbles, leaves and tiny branches from a tree.
So, be it, I was hooked on crafting. From paint by number, to spray painting dresser drawers to sewing prom dresses, I was on my way.
I was sewing by hand and on a sewing machine at the early age of eight which was inspired by my mother. I purchased my first sewing machine, by…
- Joined May 4, 2011
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