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I was 10 years old when I first discovered that I loved making things. My vigorously loved baby doll, with a cloth body, was falling apart. I traced her body onto a baby blanket, cut it out and hand stitched the new cloth over the old body. I'm sure It wasn't pretty to anyone else, but in my eyes it was a work of art! I've had the sewing bug ever since.

Fast forward to now: Imagine a quiet, picturesque New Hampshire town. In the midst of this serene setting lies a home filled with loud, giggling, fun-loving, teenagers, a mom with way to many hobbies (me), an engineer dad, a frisky dog and one silly cat. Pure bliss. That's Our Picket Fence.

I started off with a sewing blog called Sew Determined. One thing led to another and I started selling my creations to friends and family. This eventually led to my opening an Etsy…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 24
  • Joined March 31, 2011

Favorite materials

linen, cotton, cotton blends, wool, felted wool, burlap, lace

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I was 10 years old when I first discovered that I loved making things. My vigorously loved baby doll, with a cloth body, was falling apart. I traced her body onto a baby blanket, cut it out and hand stitched the new cloth over the old body. I'm sure It wasn't pretty to anyone else, but in my eyes it was a work of art! I've had the sewing bug ever since.

Fast forward to now: Imagine a quiet, picturesque New Hampshire town. In the midst of this serene setting lies a home filled with loud, giggling, fun-loving, teenagers, a mom with way to many hobbies (me), an engineer dad, a frisky dog and one silly cat. Pure bliss. That's Our Picket Fence.

I started off with a sewing blog called Sew Determined. One thing led to another and I started selling my creations to friends and family. This eventually led to my opening an Etsy shop. My shop has made gradual changes over time and with that came my shop name change from Sew Determined to Our Picket Fence.

Want to see what crazy adventure my family is up to? Stop in for a visit at my blog: http://ourpicketfenceblog.blogspot.com/ I love it when visitors stop in for a peek.


Blessings,
Karen

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