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I grew up on our family farm in rural Central Illinois the youngest and only girl of 8 kids. In what little spare time she had my mother always had a ripple or granny afghan in the works and the sewing machine ready to patch or work on a 4-H project.

After graduating from college I moved to Panama, Central America where I lived in the small town of Chitre on the Azuero Peninsula for 3 years. This was probably one of the most eye opening, life enriching times of my life. I learned that you absolutely can not compare people from different cultures but allow yourself to seek the beauty each has to offer.

Now, after working professionally for 15 years, I'm happy to be a stay at home mom to two beautiful teenage girls. The tragic loss of my brother was the pivotal moment that led me to focus on my family and create a business that brought…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 19
  • Joined November 27, 2011

Favorite materials

Caron Simply Soft, Bernat, Lion Brand, I Love This Yarn, wool of any kind, interesting novelty yarn, fresh and colorful cotton calico blends, suede, felt, lovely charms, interesting jewels and buttons

About

I grew up on our family farm in rural Central Illinois the youngest and only girl of 8 kids. In what little spare time she had my mother always had a ripple or granny afghan in the works and the sewing machine ready to patch or work on a 4-H project.

After graduating from college I moved to Panama, Central America where I lived in the small town of Chitre on the Azuero Peninsula for 3 years. This was probably one of the most eye opening, life enriching times of my life. I learned that you absolutely can not compare people from different cultures but allow yourself to seek the beauty each has to offer.

Now, after working professionally for 15 years, I'm happy to be a stay at home mom to two beautiful teenage girls. The tragic loss of my brother was the pivotal moment that led me to focus on my family and create a business that brought happiness to not only myself but to those who order my handcrafted items.

Etsy has given me and so many others the opportunity to share with the world beautiful, handcrafted items that inspire and touch our hearts. So thank you for stopping in and sharing a moment with me and remember to always, always, live your life fully in the moment and to appreciate the people and things that are important to you. Celebrate life!

Annie K

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