Lori-Ann Claerhout's Profile

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It all started on my sixth birthday, when my insightful parents presented me with a Holly Hobbie sewing machine. It was love at first stitch! Once all of my dolls had new clothes, and the house was overflowing with all variety of “blankets,” I moved on to sell doll clothes to people my mom worked with. I have since progressed from Holly Hobbie (the old machine hit the road on a garage sale years ago), but still love the whir of the machine over beautiful cloth, and the perfection of a good stitch.

Hi. I’m Lori-Ann. Welcome to Boreal Modern!
I live in the boreal forest of Alberta, Canada, after having travelled around most of the English-speaking world (and a few other countries too), working at various garden-related jobs, and spending a number of years in school. Travel informs what I do, as does the forest around where I live, and my partner and dog—-who often accompany me…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 31
  • Joined October 6, 2010

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fabric, wool, paper

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About

It all started on my sixth birthday, when my insightful parents presented me with a Holly Hobbie sewing machine. It was love at first stitch! Once all of my dolls had new clothes, and the house was overflowing with all variety of “blankets,” I moved on to sell doll clothes to people my mom worked with. I have since progressed from Holly Hobbie (the old machine hit the road on a garage sale years ago), but still love the whir of the machine over beautiful cloth, and the perfection of a good stitch.

Hi. I’m Lori-Ann. Welcome to Boreal Modern!
I live in the boreal forest of Alberta, Canada, after having travelled around most of the English-speaking world (and a few other countries too), working at various garden-related jobs, and spending a number of years in school. Travel informs what I do, as does the forest around where I live, and my partner and dog—-who often accompany me on my wanderings in the woods.

I am a proud member of the Alberta Street Team - find us all by searching "Alberta Team"

Check out my friend Sarah’s shop at http://www.etsy.com/shop/modernrepeat

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