hello and welcome to dear birthday's home away from home on etsy!
dear birthday is run exclusively by me, valerie soles. i design, dye, print, cut and sew just about everything you see here and if it's not a sewn sort of thing (such as the valerian cards) then i co-designed and printed it up with my lovely and amazing boyfriend ian.
i've been sewing for a good, long time. how long? let's see, i'm THIRTY now and my grandma handed me down her awesome husqvarna viking when i was about 15, so that makes half of my life at the sewing table! and before that i was a hand sewer of doll clothes and thrift find re-creater. in tenth grade i did the most horribly embarrassing thing and hand sewed a full length dress from bright floral thrifted sheets, which i then trimmed in baby pink faux fur and WORE FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! let's…
- Born on March 15
- Joined August 30, 2005