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Born and raised in Europe in a family or artisans I learned very early on that hands were meant to create and build. My father instilled in me a love of nature and a profound passion for horticulture which I pursued professionally for many years in England. My mother taught me how to knit and sew and upon moving to the States I embarked on a career in design specializing in custom window treatments, spanning the course of 20 years. When I discovered beading it quickly became an obsession. The ability to create mini pieces of artwork out of a handful of beads is a constant source of wonder to me. My work tends to grow organically, usually starting with a focal stone, a fossil or perhaps a twig!. My tools are a needle and thread. My inspiration, the beauty that abounds in nature. I hope you enjoy my creations as much as I have enjoyed creating them for you. Always looking to expand my skills I have recently started felting and here I am…

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  • Born on January 19
  • Joined February 21, 2009

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About

Born and raised in Europe in a family or artisans I learned very early on that hands were meant to create and build. My father instilled in me a love of nature and a profound passion for horticulture which I pursued professionally for many years in England. My mother taught me how to knit and sew and upon moving to the States I embarked on a career in design specializing in custom window treatments, spanning the course of 20 years. When I discovered beading it quickly became an obsession. The ability to create mini pieces of artwork out of a handful of beads is a constant source of wonder to me. My work tends to grow organically, usually starting with a focal stone, a fossil or perhaps a twig!. My tools are a needle and thread. My inspiration, the beauty that abounds in nature. I hope you enjoy my creations as much as I have enjoyed creating them for you. Always looking to expand my skills I have recently started felting and here I am on another journey. What Fun! So many possibilities.

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