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I have been sewing since high school and love to make clothes, crafts and bags. One day when I was picking up my son from school a teacher asked me where I got my bag. I told her I had made it myself. She was so excited and asked if I would make one for her as a holiday gift. Since then I have made "Teacher Totes" and hand bags and clutches for our amazing teachers every year. I always attempt to create something special to suit each teacher's personal style and color preferences. At the end of 2012, through a collective effort on their part, they convinced me to try to begin to sell them, rather then just give them as gifts. I finally added some items to my esty shop - KSDS - and started a website - karenshearer.com. We'll see if they were right:) Either way, that perfectly pressed seam in a final project just makes me smile.

I love to sew, work in the garden, with paper, wood…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 21
  • Joined June 22, 2012

Favorite materials

Fabric, felted wool and leather

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About

I have been sewing since high school and love to make clothes, crafts and bags. One day when I was picking up my son from school a teacher asked me where I got my bag. I told her I had made it myself. She was so excited and asked if I would make one for her as a holiday gift. Since then I have made "Teacher Totes" and hand bags and clutches for our amazing teachers every year. I always attempt to create something special to suit each teacher's personal style and color preferences. At the end of 2012, through a collective effort on their part, they convinced me to try to begin to sell them, rather then just give them as gifts. I finally added some items to my esty shop - KSDS - and started a website - karenshearer.com. We'll see if they were right:) Either way, that perfectly pressed seam in a final project just makes me smile.

I love to sew, work in the garden, with paper, wood and cement, but I just enjoy making beautiful creations.

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