Molly A. Cahill's Profile

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As a little girl I spent hours watching my mother sew on her 1973 Sears Kenmore sewing machine. One afternoon she graciously taught me how to stitch and the fabricaholic emerged. I created something with every thread or piece of fabric I could get my hands on.

MollyauContraire is built on the love of finding quality materials that have been discarded or outworn their usefulness and reincarnating them into something beautiful, well made and useful again.

I enjoy sewing, knitting, collecting buttons, trims and vintage fabrics. I have a degree in Interior Design and a day job as a Visual Merchandiser for a fair trade retailer which provides lots of opportunities to be inspired by international artisans as well as travel the country.

I live happily along with my husband, my sweet little…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 29
  • Joined February 3, 2009

Favorite materials

Cotton Yarn, linen, natural fibers of any kind, old pattern paper, zippers, fabric samples, vintage buttons, vintage dresser scarves, sheets, trims

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MollyauContraire
Handmade treasures from upcycled materials

About

As a little girl I spent hours watching my mother sew on her 1973 Sears Kenmore sewing machine. One afternoon she graciously taught me how to stitch and the fabricaholic emerged. I created something with every thread or piece of fabric I could get my hands on.

MollyauContraire is built on the love of finding quality materials that have been discarded or outworn their usefulness and reincarnating them into something beautiful, well made and useful again.

I enjoy sewing, knitting, collecting buttons, trims and vintage fabrics. I have a degree in Interior Design and a day job as a Visual Merchandiser for a fair trade retailer which provides lots of opportunities to be inspired by international artisans as well as travel the country.

I live happily along with my husband, my sweet little fella and piles of fabric nestled in the quaint town of Mount Joy, a town that frequently smells of freshly baked brownies.

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