When I was so little that I can't clearly remember it, my mother taught me how to sew. I fairly immediately embarked on a mission to sew clothes for all of my stuffed animals and dolls. When I was just a little older, my mother noticed that I was collecting little tufts of wool at the fair, spinning them together between my fingers, and coiling the resultant yarn around a stick. She purchased me a drop spindle, and spinning lessons. When I was just a little older yet, I discovered I had lots of yarn, and learned to knit and weave in self defense. Eventually, and unsurprisingly, I followed in my mother's footsteps and went to school for fashion design. There I discovered that quilting was a brilliant way to get away with using fiber as a medium in my design and color classes.
Now I work part time at a local quilt shop, teach, work on commission, and cram as much sewing, spinning, and…
- Born on July 23
- Joined March 22, 2009