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After years of jobs that couldn't live up to the joys of running and the freedom of creating, I'm letting my passions take front and center.

Like many whose grandmothers taught them hand skills, I find I retreat to my world of texture and color for a sense of relaxation and fulfillment. I'm grateful to know how to work with so many mediums because once my imagination and hands join forces - I can't hold myself back.

Ginny doll clothes made on a hand crank sewing machine were my first project as a kid. Saturdays were spent at fabric stores; as a result, I knew what words like herringbone, gabardine and houndstooth meant before I knew how to spell them.

My creativity is always finding a new way of expressing itself and there is always a new project brewing. All it takes is a paint color, shape or…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 25
  • Joined September 15, 2011

Favorite materials

Fabric, yarn, wood, paint, clay

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About

After years of jobs that couldn't live up to the joys of running and the freedom of creating, I'm letting my passions take front and center.

Like many whose grandmothers taught them hand skills, I find I retreat to my world of texture and color for a sense of relaxation and fulfillment. I'm grateful to know how to work with so many mediums because once my imagination and hands join forces - I can't hold myself back.

Ginny doll clothes made on a hand crank sewing machine were my first project as a kid. Saturdays were spent at fabric stores; as a result, I knew what words like herringbone, gabardine and houndstooth meant before I knew how to spell them.

My creativity is always finding a new way of expressing itself and there is always a new project brewing. All it takes is a paint color, shape or fabric to get my mind churning.

I'm starting with aprons because there are so many great new vintage fabric prints on the market. It's so hard to choose! But there are lots of 'old' useful items that make sense to revive. Do you remember hanger dust covers, huck toweling and continuous roll toweling? I'm thinking of custom pillow cases and painted children's furniture, too.

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