Hi - I'm originally from Southern California where I grew up during the 50's and 60's -way before 50's style was ever called 'retro'! I don't remember a time when I didn't love yarn and fabric. My mom taught me to knit when I was eight and I was hooked. I think my skills have improved a lot since then!
She also taught me to embroider and it wasn't long before I used my new needle skills to hand stitch doll clothes. But my love of fabric developed when I took seventh grade home economics and learned to use a sewing machine. My first project? A sundress made from white pique fabric with neon colored flowers (it was the 60's and everything was neon!) I cut out one of the flowers, appliqued it to the yellow pocket and got an 'A' on the project and an 'A' in the class. I have loved fabric ever since - so many endless possibilities! Plus it was a real bonus that my mom would always buy me a…
- Born on July 15
- Joined September 4, 2007