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I grew up in a small West Texas town where my parents taught me the skill of frugality. My mother was a stay-at-home mom and my dad worked in the field repairing turbines (and no, I still don't know what a turbine is...) I went to college and studied Elementary Education and taught kindergarten before having my first little girl. We decided I would stay at home with our girl which left me with some spare time on my hands. Idle hands and a shallow wallet led me to teach myself how to sew. As time went on and we added another little girl to our family I began sewing more and more clothes for them. With closets overflowing and a desire to still create more (there's only so many skirts a girl can wear in a period of 6 months apparently) my husband finally said "Good God Woman stop making stuff or sell it," so here we are. I began selling by word of mouth and craft fairs but as the orders began to flow in, my organized (ok, I admit I…

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I grew up in a small West Texas town where my parents taught me the skill of frugality. My mother was a stay-at-home mom and my dad worked in the field repairing turbines (and no, I still don't know what a turbine is...) I went to college and studied Elementary Education and taught kindergarten before having my first little girl. We decided I would stay at home with our girl which left me with some spare time on my hands. Idle hands and a shallow wallet led me to teach myself how to sew. As time went on and we added another little girl to our family I began sewing more and more clothes for them. With closets overflowing and a desire to still create more (there's only so many skirts a girl can wear in a period of 6 months apparently) my husband finally said "Good God Woman stop making stuff or sell it," so here we are. I began selling by word of mouth and craft fairs but as the orders began to flow in, my organized (ok, I admit I am an organization freak) mind decided that Etsy was the place for me. I have a secret passion for bold, bright colors and vintage inspired florals and am known to go gaga over some gray and turquoise, just ask my 3 months old as she stares helplessly out of her crib.

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