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I love creating things by hand. My hands never seem to be idle. Even if I am watching tv, I always have some sort of project in front of me, whether it be knitting, bookbinding or many other things.

My mom told me that at the age of four, I said to her I wanted to own a little shop of my own one day. At that age it began as a penny candy store, because what child wouldn't want to pay a nickel for a candy bar? It soon evolved into a bakery...knit shop...book binding...printing...and thus was born The Needle Press.

I enjoy creating so many things, I don't ever want to be tied down to one specific item. I go through phases where all I want to do is make books, and then a couple months later it will be printing, and so on. I feel that The Needle Press gives me freedom to change my mind each month, or even week, if I…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 1
  • Joined October 4, 2007

Favorite materials

oilcloth, fabric, yarn, buttons, paper

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TheNeedlePress
The Needle Press

About

I love creating things by hand. My hands never seem to be idle. Even if I am watching tv, I always have some sort of project in front of me, whether it be knitting, bookbinding or many other things.

My mom told me that at the age of four, I said to her I wanted to own a little shop of my own one day. At that age it began as a penny candy store, because what child wouldn't want to pay a nickel for a candy bar? It soon evolved into a bakery...knit shop...book binding...printing...and thus was born The Needle Press.

I enjoy creating so many things, I don't ever want to be tied down to one specific item. I go through phases where all I want to do is make books, and then a couple months later it will be printing, and so on. I feel that The Needle Press gives me freedom to change my mind each month, or even week, if I decide.

Right now, I just enjoy making items, in hopes that others will enjoy them as much as I do. I hope one day that my business will grow so much that it will be my only source of income.

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