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I have been in the world of fabric since 1964 and continue to teach and design. It all started when I was 6 and Santa gave me a Singer Sew Handy ... I made lots of clothes for my Tiny Tears and then later on for Barbie. I have used sewing and quilting as my medium all through high school, college, Motherhood and now I am following my dreams to create from home.
I have done sewing for Detroit bands in the 1960's, costumes for plays, bridal industry, and more .... I think the most unusal item I ever made was a tailored purple burlap suit (fully lined of course) for a lead singer in a popular band in the late 1960's - she is no longer with us now. I have taught many different kinds of classes from beginning sewing, Heirloom sewing, quilting and weaving. I admire art quilts and anything relating to textiles and fiber. I love anything old .. paper, fabric (duh), prints and anything that…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 29
  • Joined May 6, 2007

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cotton, linen, vintage, buttons, silk, paper, string, thread

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About

BRIEF HISTORY:
I have been in the world of fabric since 1964 and continue to teach and design. It all started when I was 6 and Santa gave me a Singer Sew Handy ... I made lots of clothes for my Tiny Tears and then later on for Barbie. I have used sewing and quilting as my medium all through high school, college, Motherhood and now I am following my dreams to create from home.
I have done sewing for Detroit bands in the 1960's, costumes for plays, bridal industry, and more .... I think the most unusal item I ever made was a tailored purple burlap suit (fully lined of course) for a lead singer in a popular band in the late 1960's - she is no longer with us now. I have taught many different kinds of classes from beginning sewing, Heirloom sewing, quilting and weaving. I admire art quilts and anything relating to textiles and fiber. I love anything old .. paper, fabric (duh), prints and anything that my grandmother might have used. I find something special about a once cherished item and try to include them in my work.
I am just starting to blog at http://seamstogether.blogspot.com Please come visit to see what I have been up to.

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