Mary Stephenson's Profile
I was raised on a farm in northwestern Kansas. I attended a one room country school, with a small group of very active friends. I had two sisters, and a mother and aunts with great dress up clothes. We quickly fell in love with fabric and fashion. During this time, there was no TV, so the family sat around the radio at night and did needlework. We were taught about every form and tried to perfect it all.
I learned to knit in the early 1960s and did that along with needlepoint. In the early 1980s I fell in love with counted cross-stitch. This lasted for twenty years. My sister-in-law and I designed and published three cross-stitch books under the name of “Stitched and Stuffed with Love”. After “dragging” my husband to many craft shows from Kansas to Kentucky and then to Germany, we decided to quit publishing the books.
A few years ago I…
- Born on September 2
- Joined February 2, 2009