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I have always been an artist and craftsman. I can't remember a time when I wasn't working on some sort of project in either fine arts or crafts.

I graduated college with a degree in art, and went on to paint needlepoint patterns for Kappie's Originals. When that wasn't giving me enough variety, I began a career as a visual merchandiser for a major department store. I also designed and sold custom counted cross stitch patterns from photos (in the days before computers were commonly used).

I have been designing cross stitch patterns by hand since my teens. In recent years I have used the computer to speed the process and enable me to share my work with others.

One of my goals is to move cross stitch into new areas, such as three dimensional objects. After all, we all have a limited amount of wall space and…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 31
  • Joined July 15, 2009

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aida, dmc floss, poly fill

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About

I have always been an artist and craftsman. I can't remember a time when I wasn't working on some sort of project in either fine arts or crafts.

I graduated college with a degree in art, and went on to paint needlepoint patterns for Kappie's Originals. When that wasn't giving me enough variety, I began a career as a visual merchandiser for a major department store. I also designed and sold custom counted cross stitch patterns from photos (in the days before computers were commonly used).

I have been designing cross stitch patterns by hand since my teens. In recent years I have used the computer to speed the process and enable me to share my work with others.

One of my goals is to move cross stitch into new areas, such as three dimensional objects. After all, we all have a limited amount of wall space and the sofa can take a limited amount of pillows. I plan to fill your shelves with cross stitch as well.

I am also selling old sewing patterns (some vintage, some not) as Past Patterns. My store is:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/pastpatterns?ref=pr_shop

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