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Originally from Michigan, I've lived in Maine for the last 30+ years.
My mother taught me to knit and crochet before I started school. Soon after, I learned to sew. Learning early the appreciation for using my hands to create beautiful and functional items.
I think sewing mostly came naturally to me. Both my mother and grandmother were seamstresses but I don’t really think anyone taught me. I just sat down and did it. I always made my own clothing.
In my early twenties my passion was counted cross stitch then I started my first quilting project and never looked back. I’ve been quilting now for about 30 years. Teaching both basic and advanced quilting techniques. Working in the various quilt and fabric shops through out the area. I guess the saying “Will work for fabric or yarn” applies to me as much of my paycheck went to satisfy my fiber addiction.
As for inspiration,…

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  • Joined July 7, 2009

About

Originally from Michigan, I've lived in Maine for the last 30+ years.
My mother taught me to knit and crochet before I started school. Soon after, I learned to sew. Learning early the appreciation for using my hands to create beautiful and functional items.
I think sewing mostly came naturally to me. Both my mother and grandmother were seamstresses but I don’t really think anyone taught me. I just sat down and did it. I always made my own clothing.
In my early twenties my passion was counted cross stitch then I started my first quilting project and never looked back. I’ve been quilting now for about 30 years. Teaching both basic and advanced quilting techniques. Working in the various quilt and fabric shops through out the area. I guess the saying “Will work for fabric or yarn” applies to me as much of my paycheck went to satisfy my fiber addiction.
As for inspiration, the beauty of the land around me inspires my creativity on most days.
On other days, I just create the ideas as they pour out of my head like some crazy woman.
I really enjoy custom orders. It challenges me to create what others dream up.

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