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...you're a sky full of stars.... rest in peace... my beloved Athena...
=^..^= August 29th, 1999 - January 13th, 2016.
She was my little Etsy "helper" until the end...

I have been involved in arts and crafts for all of my life. My Mother encouraged it! She made all of my clothing all the way up until my senior year of high school. For some reason I could never get the knack of using a sewing machine, like she did. So, I had to learn to sew by hand and continue to do so, to this day. I took an interest in embellishing and altering clothing in my teenage years. I have done so on and off, since then.

In the late 1980's and early 90's I put sequins on everything I could get my hands on. Then, I lost interest in altering clothing. Last year I volunteered at a charity-run thrift store. I couldn't believe…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 23
  • Joined September 6, 2007

Favorite materials

fabric, lace, doilies, sequins, fibers, beads, paint, fringe, tassels, crystals, appliques, junk, stuff

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About

...you're a sky full of stars.... rest in peace... my beloved Athena...
=^..^= August 29th, 1999 - January 13th, 2016.
She was my little Etsy "helper" until the end...

I have been involved in arts and crafts for all of my life. My Mother encouraged it! She made all of my clothing all the way up until my senior year of high school. For some reason I could never get the knack of using a sewing machine, like she did. So, I had to learn to sew by hand and continue to do so, to this day. I took an interest in embellishing and altering clothing in my teenage years. I have done so on and off, since then.

In the late 1980's and early 90's I put sequins on everything I could get my hands on. Then, I lost interest in altering clothing. Last year I volunteered at a charity-run thrift store. I couldn't believe how many clothing items got tossed for shredding, after their shelf-life time was up. Voila! My renewed interest in altering clothing began. Recycling clothing is popular now and I hope my creations make someone feel special. Some pieces are more decorated than others. Some pieces just need a few little accoutrements. At any rate, I am trying to save our landfills, one clothing piece, at a time...






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