I'm a retired elementary school teacher longing for an outlet to express my creative side. My daughter introduced me to Etsy, and the rest is history! I love to quilt, knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and do lots of other handcrafting projects. When I'm not working on projects for my Etsy shop, I love to read historical fiction, take walks, and spend time with family and friends. I'm married, have three grown children (all of them married), two granddaughters, two grandsons, a cute little terrier named Oliver and three "grand-puppies".
I have tried nearly every kind of needlecraft from tatting to rug-braiding. I welcome the challenge of custom orders. I have made an "authentic" 1860s men's longcoat for an Abraham Lincoln historical interpreter. I created custom bags to protect video and lighting equipment for a production company. I have designed an original crocheted afghan pattern. My quilting frame…
- Born on August 21
- Joined November 15, 2008
acrylic and cotton yarn, crochet cotton, embroidery floss, denim, cotton and cotton blended fabric, felted wool, vintage fabrics and buttons, reclaimed materials such as clothing, place mats, napkins, sheets, and vintage linens