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I'm glad you found your way to my shop! I am the mother of six amazing children, and grandmother to three great kids. All of my life I knew I wanted to be an artist, because creating and designing has always been a part of my life...as a young child in the 1950's I made Barbie doll clothes from scraps and paper doll clothes for the ladies my mother would draw for me. I learned to embroider along with my mother and grandmother sitting on the couch on Saturday afternoons while my father and grandfather watched the Detroit Tigers play baseball. My mother taught me to crochet, and a friend taught us both how to knit. My mother taught me how to sew, and I made baby clothes for my kids and dresses and sailor suits as they got older. I worked at an alterations shop for a while which showed me the importance of having the correct machines for the correct job. After I lost my job in 2005, I went back to school to learn how to be a graphic…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 10
  • Joined June 21, 2010

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I love knitting with wool, sewing with cotton, drawing with pastels and pencils, painting with watercolours and acrylics, making my own paper and using the computer for everything else

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About

I'm glad you found your way to my shop! I am the mother of six amazing children, and grandmother to three great kids. All of my life I knew I wanted to be an artist, because creating and designing has always been a part of my life...as a young child in the 1950's I made Barbie doll clothes from scraps and paper doll clothes for the ladies my mother would draw for me. I learned to embroider along with my mother and grandmother sitting on the couch on Saturday afternoons while my father and grandfather watched the Detroit Tigers play baseball. My mother taught me to crochet, and a friend taught us both how to knit. My mother taught me how to sew, and I made baby clothes for my kids and dresses and sailor suits as they got older. I worked at an alterations shop for a while which showed me the importance of having the correct machines for the correct job. After I lost my job in 2005, I went back to school to learn how to be a graphic designer and use all the design tools on the computer. Still learning that, but learned more about my love of drawing and painting. I will create custom designs if you need something other than what you see in my store, just email me a request!

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