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I can't remember a time when I wasn't making something with my hands. I don't know which I loved more--my mother's jewelry box or her button tin. Both seemed to behold unfathomable treasures. I recall my mother's patient efforts to teach my sister and I to knit while we were down with the chicken pox. And later she worked hard to help me understand the simplest of sewing instructions. I am blessed to come from a family that made and exchanged handmade gifts for special occasions.

In 2000 I began my own line of quilt patterns under the company name of Off Your Rocker Designs. Because I live in the southwest, many of my patterns reflect the beauty of the canyons, animals, and petroglyphs found close to my home. A few years ago I began a new line of quilts--"Rock My Soul" which convey the truth and beauty of God's inerrant word through either screen printed panels (included in…

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  • Joined March 25, 2012

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quilts, crystals, gems, vintage earrings and brooches

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I can't remember a time when I wasn't making something with my hands. I don't know which I loved more--my mother's jewelry box or her button tin. Both seemed to behold unfathomable treasures. I recall my mother's patient efforts to teach my sister and I to knit while we were down with the chicken pox. And later she worked hard to help me understand the simplest of sewing instructions. I am blessed to come from a family that made and exchanged handmade gifts for special occasions.

In 2000 I began my own line of quilt patterns under the company name of Off Your Rocker Designs. Because I live in the southwest, many of my patterns reflect the beauty of the canyons, animals, and petroglyphs found close to my home. A few years ago I began a new line of quilts--"Rock My Soul" which convey the truth and beauty of God's inerrant word through either screen printed panels (included in the patterns) or hand embroidered words.

Recently I began the Etsy adventure. I am thrilled to have an outlet for my jewelry designs ( especially those originating from the vintage jewelry box and button tin) and look forward to providing my customers with unique and personal creations.

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