Cathy McGovern's Profile
Small Town Traditions is a family run shop. My mother hand crafts all of the crochet items. She is over 90 and is still going strong. Working with my dad, she maintains a large vegetable garden and makes her own jellies from the black berries they grow. Over the last two years she has managed to make over $1000 each year selling her crochet and jelly to friends and family to raise money for her church’s renovation. She has always been hard working, raising two girls while working full time as a bookkeeper and then as a shop owner. She and my dad still live in our small town in the home that he built.
Although my profession has been in computer system development and design, my passion has always been around the arts. Growing up I was surrounded by a family strong in tradition and one that enjoyed making things by hand. My grandmother was a wonderful seamstress and we…
- Born on March 3
- Joined August 4, 2010