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I started making my own needlework designs when I was about 10. I started out stitching in plastic canvas and paper and shifted into needlepoint and cross stitch. I’ve also made quilts, done some scrapbooking, and created jewelry, but quite simply, I am happiest when I have a needle and thread in hand. Other things about me:

- I have an engineering degree and worked for a large international engineering and construction company for 15 years.
- My husband and I travel quite a bit, mostly in Western Europe and the U.S.
- I’m one of those people who can watch movies over and over again. I love the good ones like “American Beauty”, the funny ones like “Airplane”, and the stupid ones like “Commando”.
- I can recite most of George Carlin’s 1972 “AM & FM” album from memory.
- I think there’s very little you NEED in order to liv…

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  • Joined October 19, 2011

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DMC 6 strand floss, needlepoint canvas, John James gold plated tapestry needles, aida cloth, stretcher bars

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About

I started making my own needlework designs when I was about 10. I started out stitching in plastic canvas and paper and shifted into needlepoint and cross stitch. I’ve also made quilts, done some scrapbooking, and created jewelry, but quite simply, I am happiest when I have a needle and thread in hand. Other things about me:

- I have an engineering degree and worked for a large international engineering and construction company for 15 years.
- My husband and I travel quite a bit, mostly in Western Europe and the U.S.
- I’m one of those people who can watch movies over and over again. I love the good ones like “American Beauty”, the funny ones like “Airplane”, and the stupid ones like “Commando”.
- I can recite most of George Carlin’s 1972 “AM & FM” album from memory.
- I think there’s very little you NEED in order to live and be happy. Most of this stuff is just icing on the cake!

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