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I am a self taught quilter, who has also dabbled in cross stitch, embroidery, rug hooking & applique. I am a textile junkie & wool socks make me giddy! Longing for "outside-of -the-box" creativity, my sock monsters have enabled me to create whimsical & odd creatures who have their own personalities. I love taking a pair of socks with no specific outcome in mind when I start, and letting it morph into a character. I guess it is like the stone mason who chips away & lets the image interred inside finally make its way out! I love writing the bios - all quirky, all a little weird & probably a good indication of my strange thoughts! There is a nugget of truth in every story - it is your job to find the nugget! Please love these monsters as much as I do. Loved monsters are quite friendly & non-intrusive. Poorly treated monsters will hide under the bed among the dust bunnies & chew on your favorite items of clothing. I am proud…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 26
  • Joined February 10, 2009

Favorite materials

wool socks, beautifully patterned silk ties, big colorful buttons, beads, feathers, recycled and upcycled materials, wool sweaters, found items, and giving new life to used treasures

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About

I am a self taught quilter, who has also dabbled in cross stitch, embroidery, rug hooking & applique. I am a textile junkie & wool socks make me giddy! Longing for "outside-of -the-box" creativity, my sock monsters have enabled me to create whimsical & odd creatures who have their own personalities. I love taking a pair of socks with no specific outcome in mind when I start, and letting it morph into a character. I guess it is like the stone mason who chips away & lets the image interred inside finally make its way out! I love writing the bios - all quirky, all a little weird & probably a good indication of my strange thoughts! There is a nugget of truth in every story - it is your job to find the nugget! Please love these monsters as much as I do. Loved monsters are quite friendly & non-intrusive. Poorly treated monsters will hide under the bed among the dust bunnies & chew on your favorite items of clothing. I am proud that each monster is one-of-a-kind creation, as unique & individual as you, & hope that you will love having an original work of art in your home.

"If you want your children to be intelligent read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales."
-Albert Einstein-

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