Elizabeth R's Profile

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I was taught to do handwork at a very young age and I thank my Mother & Paternal Grandmother for the effort and patients they showed during my learning process. I have been doing different types of handwork for more years than I usually care to remember, usually making items for family and friends for all those special occasions.

However, I found Crazy Quilting over twenty years ago and it was like coming home. I found a place for my Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, Beading, Brazilian Embroidery and Tatting abilities to land and combine with my quilting and sewing skills. They all seem to get along together so well here.

I love to hand stitch and prefer to use stitching rather than adhesives to secure items to my work. There is always a way to secure any item with a decorative stitch. Sometimes I have to really think about it,…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 2
  • Joined November 21, 2011

Favorite materials

Beads, Silk, Velvet, Charms, Venise Lace, Old photos and postcards, Irish Crochet, tatted motifs, fancy fabrics, Silk threads, decorative yarns

About

I was taught to do handwork at a very young age and I thank my Mother & Paternal Grandmother for the effort and patients they showed during my learning process. I have been doing different types of handwork for more years than I usually care to remember, usually making items for family and friends for all those special occasions.

However, I found Crazy Quilting over twenty years ago and it was like coming home. I found a place for my Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, Beading, Brazilian Embroidery and Tatting abilities to land and combine with my quilting and sewing skills. They all seem to get along together so well here.

I love to hand stitch and prefer to use stitching rather than adhesives to secure items to my work. There is always a way to secure any item with a decorative stitch. Sometimes I have to really think about it, but it usually comes to me in some of the most peculiar ways, and odd times, which, is the reason I carry a notepad in my purse at all times.

Beading is a second love for me. Of course, my wonderful DH comes first! However, I must admit that beading is a real close second. I just can’t resist adding beads to any project.

Elizabeth R.

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