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I love to sew solutions to problems. I have been sewing since the day I first managed to thread a needle, and needle and thread are where I go when a need arises.

Annie Blue Studio represents two solutions to two very different challenges that have come my way at different times in my life. One originated about ten years ago, when I wanted my young girls to have decent, fun, quality swimsuits. I had to make them, had to learn about designing swimwear patterns, and master sewing ornery, slippery, stretchy spandex. I did it, and I loved it.

The second challenge is more recent, and relates to the needs that arose with my breast cancer diagnosis a few years ago. I had to make breast forms that I liked and found comfortable. Along the way I realized there were some other solutions that would have made my journey a little easier, if I had known…

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  • Joined June 21, 2011

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AnnieBlueStudio
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About

I love to sew solutions to problems. I have been sewing since the day I first managed to thread a needle, and needle and thread are where I go when a need arises.

Annie Blue Studio represents two solutions to two very different challenges that have come my way at different times in my life. One originated about ten years ago, when I wanted my young girls to have decent, fun, quality swimsuits. I had to make them, had to learn about designing swimwear patterns, and master sewing ornery, slippery, stretchy spandex. I did it, and I loved it.

The second challenge is more recent, and relates to the needs that arose with my breast cancer diagnosis a few years ago. I had to make breast forms that I liked and found comfortable. Along the way I realized there were some other solutions that would have made my journey a little easier, if I had known the problem existed beforehand; hence, the comfort pillows.

Two very divergent needs, requiring focused attention and extensive, ongoing problem solving, but both finding their answer in that same needle and thread that I grew up with.

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