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{All of my items are 100% lead/phthalate free.}

I am also at: http://www.auntiejillshop.com &
http://twitter.com/auntiejill

I received a degree in Art from UW Madison in 2002 and my focus was on oil painting. You can see my original oil paintings at: http://www.MSeefeltGallery.etsy.com

However, I come from a long line of women who found their voices in creating quilts, costumes, and clothing for their families and have always tried to respect this heritage. I began by sewing on my oil paintings and eventually evolved into my fabric paintings that leave the paint behind.

Then I became an Auntie and found a whole new kind of inspiration in the laughter and silliness of my nieces and nephews. For them, I began to…

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  • Born on November 24
  • Joined January 1, 2008

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About

{All of my items are 100% lead/phthalate free.}

I am also at: http://www.auntiejillshop.com &
http://twitter.com/auntiejill

I received a degree in Art from UW Madison in 2002 and my focus was on oil painting. You can see my original oil paintings at: http://www.MSeefeltGallery.etsy.com

However, I come from a long line of women who found their voices in creating quilts, costumes, and clothing for their families and have always tried to respect this heritage. I began by sewing on my oil paintings and eventually evolved into my fabric paintings that leave the paint behind.

Then I became an Auntie and found a whole new kind of inspiration in the laughter and silliness of my nieces and nephews. For them, I began to create snuggly little toys with happy faces that would bring laughter and joy from me to them wherever they went in the world. I hope they bring you just as much joy.

I have worked with infants and children in a variety of settings over the years and have really studied what makes them laugh, what makes them cry, and how they are able to soothe themselves and see the world. I design every toy with these lessons in mind.

*Check out these reviews:
http://www.kidazy.com/plush-toys/large-snuggle-bunny/
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art14083.asp

Items I have made: Snuggle Bunny, Snuggle Kitty, Snuggle Bear, Sleepy Bunny (large & medium sizes), realistic bunny (Oreo), Flop the Bunny, Bing the Bunny, 3 types of Goats, Sheep, large Bear, Hobbes with whiskers, Hobbes doll version, Puppy Dog, Long Legged Kitty, Pterodactyl (dinosaur), Pleisiosaurus (dinosaur), Airplane, Giraffe, Lion, Zebras, Moose, Deer, Squirrel, Bird, Unicorn, Butterfly, numerous reproductions of favorite toys, "memory items" from clothing from a loved one or beloved pet who has passed away, and several life size dolls for store displays.

(All items come from a smoke free home and are my original designs and protected by copyright.)

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