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I am the fourth generation in my family to learn sewing and crafting. I am passionate about hand-made objects and preserving the human touch in objects used in daily life. Quality, including the intrinsic quality of handmade items, is important to experience in today's throw-away society.
I have been very fortunate in that I am married to my true love and we are blessed with three wonderful, creative and rambuctious children. Having children close together and more than one with special needs has increased my passion about tangible quality that survives unintended play or can be easily mended! They are also my testers for any child-related item. My children love to participate in giving suggestions and watching their ideas materialize.
The quality of spending time with family is an integral part of everything I create. The quality of handiwork is, for me, a connection to my family…

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  • Female
  • Joined April 20, 2012

Favorite materials

Fabric, yarn, beads, ribbon, love

About

I am the fourth generation in my family to learn sewing and crafting. I am passionate about hand-made objects and preserving the human touch in objects used in daily life. Quality, including the intrinsic quality of handmade items, is important to experience in today's throw-away society.
I have been very fortunate in that I am married to my true love and we are blessed with three wonderful, creative and rambuctious children. Having children close together and more than one with special needs has increased my passion about tangible quality that survives unintended play or can be easily mended! They are also my testers for any child-related item. My children love to participate in giving suggestions and watching their ideas materialize.
The quality of spending time with family is an integral part of everything I create. The quality of handiwork is, for me, a connection to my family and tradition, but also therapeutic for myself and also a means of connecting with others, such as you, the dear reader.

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