I am a 63 year old woman who was brought up on a farm in rural Ontario. My grandparents lived right next door and since they didn't have electricity, Grandma had many vintage items in her house. I loved the look of all the old things and so my love of vintage and antique items was born.
Both my mother and grandmother were sewers. I learned to sew on my grandmother's treadle sewing machine. I learned to iron with flatirons, heated on Grandma's woodstove. I have churned butter, carried water to heat in the copper boiler in order to do laundry and done that laundry by scrubbing it on a washboard.
Mom loved creating things and instilled in me a love of crafting. I do ceramics, paper crafting, needlepoint and many other hobbies.
In 1979, I began working for an auction house. I bought and sold vintage items for…
- Born on October 12
- Joined February 7, 2008