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One of my greatest loves is embroidery! Hand, or machine, I never tire of it!

As a young girl, a sweet neighbor gave me a book and some material and floss, and set me up to embroider. I think I was 8 years old, and I have been forever hooked!

My mother is the one that first introduced me to machine embroidery. At first I thought nothing could replace hand work (and nothing does) but I have learned the beauty of creating embroideries through computer programs, and watching them come alive under my machine. I guess this is where my father's computer analyst's genes come in to play! Creating a new design, and playing with the embroidery program is amazing!

Please don't ask me when I find the time to do all this...I'm not quite sure! :D I am a mother to 9 wonderful…

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  • Born on December 3
  • Joined November 25, 2008

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One of my greatest loves is embroidery! Hand, or machine, I never tire of it!

As a young girl, a sweet neighbor gave me a book and some material and floss, and set me up to embroider. I think I was 8 years old, and I have been forever hooked!

My mother is the one that first introduced me to machine embroidery. At first I thought nothing could replace hand work (and nothing does) but I have learned the beauty of creating embroideries through computer programs, and watching them come alive under my machine. I guess this is where my father's computer analyst's genes come in to play! Creating a new design, and playing with the embroidery program is amazing!

Please don't ask me when I find the time to do all this...I'm not quite sure! :D I am a mother to 9 wonderful children, and I try to pass along my crafts to all of them (boys and girls alike!) Some love crocheting, some like knitting. I think I may even have a budding seamstress in the mix. I'm just happy to pass along my little bit of knowledge when it comes to creating with fabric, thread and yarn.

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