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I remember sitting on my grandma's lap behind an old Singer, the hum of the machine, her hands on mine guiding the fabric along. Today I still sew on a vintage machine - a Singer 401. I don't have a lot of time for sewing, but when I do I find it to be relaxing. Something I can lose myself in for just a little while. Over the years I've sewn formal dresses, bicycle seat covers, figure skating costumes, curtains, you name it. I opened my etsy shop in 2008 and focused on cloth diapers and diaper covers. Then I got a bit burned out by it all. Life with small children, a major home reno and the birth of our 4th child took an enormous amount of energy. Now my oldest is about the age I was when I first started sewing and I've started to teach her. Life comes full circle.

I'm also taking local orders. If you live in the Denver area, bring me a sweater and I'll convert it into some one-of-…

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  • Born on November 11
  • Joined August 3, 2008

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I remember sitting on my grandma's lap behind an old Singer, the hum of the machine, her hands on mine guiding the fabric along. Today I still sew on a vintage machine - a Singer 401. I don't have a lot of time for sewing, but when I do I find it to be relaxing. Something I can lose myself in for just a little while. Over the years I've sewn formal dresses, bicycle seat covers, figure skating costumes, curtains, you name it. I opened my etsy shop in 2008 and focused on cloth diapers and diaper covers. Then I got a bit burned out by it all. Life with small children, a major home reno and the birth of our 4th child took an enormous amount of energy. Now my oldest is about the age I was when I first started sewing and I've started to teach her. Life comes full circle.

I'm also taking local orders. If you live in the Denver area, bring me a sweater and I'll convert it into some one-of-a-kind longies or shorties for just $20.

Thanks for visiting my etsy shop.
Mary

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