Mary Ellen Shaw's Profile

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I've loved crafting for the 50+ years I've lived. Can't remember a time when I wasn't creating something. I have a daughter(19) and a son(25) and a wonderful, understanding husband. I am an avid knitter and quilter and love to sew as well. I have been knitting and sewing for 40+ years and quilting for 30+ years. My grandmother taught me to knit as a girl and it brings back such happy memories of her each time I pick up my knitting needles. I had a several wonderful home economics teachers in high school that fostered my love for sewing. I have always loved dolls! To combine all the things I love is wonderful. I create all my items here in our log cabin, nestled on 7+ acres of woods, the perfect work shop! I do have a loving, golden retriever and a happy fat black & white cat at my side most of the time and a wood stove to heat my work space during the cold New England winters. I also teach sewing, quilting and knitting and hope to…

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  • Joined January 14, 2010

Favorite materials

100 percent Wool Yarn, wooden buttons, ribbon, 100 percent cotton fabric, 100 percent cotton flannel fabric, 100 percent cotton denim, cotton knits, sheeps wool stuffing, 100 percent wool felt, other materials as well

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Handmade Doll Clothes, Toys & More

About

I've loved crafting for the 50+ years I've lived. Can't remember a time when I wasn't creating something. I have a daughter(19) and a son(25) and a wonderful, understanding husband. I am an avid knitter and quilter and love to sew as well. I have been knitting and sewing for 40+ years and quilting for 30+ years. My grandmother taught me to knit as a girl and it brings back such happy memories of her each time I pick up my knitting needles. I had a several wonderful home economics teachers in high school that fostered my love for sewing. I have always loved dolls! To combine all the things I love is wonderful. I create all my items here in our log cabin, nestled on 7+ acres of woods, the perfect work shop! I do have a loving, golden retriever and a happy fat black & white cat at my side most of the time and a wood stove to heat my work space during the cold New England winters. I also teach sewing, quilting and knitting and hope to inspire my students by sharing the crafts I love. I'm excited to share my creations with you! I would also like to turn your ideas into something you will love. Please don't hesitate to ask about a custom order!!! Thank you for visiting my shop!

I am a proud member of the Ocean State Artisans www.oceanstateartisans.com founded in 1988 to provide opportunities for local artisans to network with fellow artisans, to provide education for the community about the arts and crafts industry, and to provide its members with opportunities to showcase their work. Our annual fair is always held the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving at the CCRI (Community College of Rhode Island) campus in Warwick, RI.


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