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Gracie Leigh is about my love of textiles, found things, and my daughters. Sewing is my creative outlet and being able to create, alter, and design at home with my daughters has been a dream come true! I love everything I make and if I don’t, I usually take it out and start from the beginning. My hope is that others will see the care that I take in creating each bag and item and they will want to share them with a friend or loved one.

Along with my love of sewing, I find that I love to search for vintage things in the most unlikely of places. Nothing beats running across a random shop that is filled to the brim with antiques and vintage items. These are things that people have forgotten and they are just waiting to be reinvented in someone’s house or workspace. I usually buy what I like and find that what was popular then has evolved into décor that we can find in any of our favorite stores…

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  • Joined November 10, 2009

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vintage fabric, pottery, buttons, trims, glassware, embroidery or anything that catches my eye

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About

Gracie Leigh is about my love of textiles, found things, and my daughters. Sewing is my creative outlet and being able to create, alter, and design at home with my daughters has been a dream come true! I love everything I make and if I don’t, I usually take it out and start from the beginning. My hope is that others will see the care that I take in creating each bag and item and they will want to share them with a friend or loved one.

Along with my love of sewing, I find that I love to search for vintage things in the most unlikely of places. Nothing beats running across a random shop that is filled to the brim with antiques and vintage items. These are things that people have forgotten and they are just waiting to be reinvented in someone’s house or workspace. I usually buy what I like and find that what was popular then has evolved into décor that we can find in any of our favorite stores today. Any scratch, chip, or faded color makes an item that much more appealing.

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