Melanie Baron's Profile
Museum planner by day...crafter by birth.
Some of my earliest memories are of falling asleep to the sound of my mother's sewing machine buzzing on the other side of my bedroom wall. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been making things - dollhouses and furniture, toys, then clothes, puppets, costumes, curtains, bedding, and finally children’s museum exhibits. My mother was very crafty, and a combination of joy and frugality led her (and me, her greatest fan and tagalong) to figure out how to make almost anything we needed or wanted. We are those customers that storekeepers hate – the ones who look at an item, study it, and then leave without buying it because instead we’re inspired to make it ourselves.
I love everything about making things - the practical challenge of figuring out how to do it, the boundless…
- Born on January 27
- Joined November 15, 2011