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Sewing for my kids and grandchildren is a passion of mine. I learned to sew in 7th grade and have been wearing out machines for 40 years now.
I love the art of designing from just a photo or drawing of a period piece of clothing. I love the challenge and mathematics involved in creating a historical piece of clothing to fit an Ag doll.
Most of my original designs do end up for sale, but I give many away when I hear of someone that has a doll but can not quite afford the expensive clothes offered from stores. There is a great joy in seeing the smile and tears of a little girl when she receives a new outfit for her doll.

I have a great passion for history and most of my reading material is non-fiction, but I also love morally sound fiction. My favorite authors are Alexander McCall Smith, Jane Austen and nearly anyone who writes a…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 22
  • Joined December 2, 2010

Favorite materials

Cotton, Cotton Blends, Satin, Velvet, Muslin, Tweeds, Satin Ribbons, Lace

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About

Sewing for my kids and grandchildren is a passion of mine. I learned to sew in 7th grade and have been wearing out machines for 40 years now.
I love the art of designing from just a photo or drawing of a period piece of clothing. I love the challenge and mathematics involved in creating a historical piece of clothing to fit an Ag doll.
Most of my original designs do end up for sale, but I give many away when I hear of someone that has a doll but can not quite afford the expensive clothes offered from stores. There is a great joy in seeing the smile and tears of a little girl when she receives a new outfit for her doll.

I have a great passion for history and most of my reading material is non-fiction, but I also love morally sound fiction. My favorite authors are Alexander McCall Smith, Jane Austen and nearly anyone who writes a good biography!

Love my 9 kids and the 15 grandkids, home cooking, puttering in the yard, walking the dogs (as well as their constant adoration), playing piano, board and card games, warm weather and the smell of Spring and Fall.

I love meeting people from all over the globe and appreciate that my shop has given that opportunity to me.
You can e-mail me at diane.ethington [!at] gmail.com.

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