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My name is Shannon and I live with my husband and 2 kids on an island in Maine.

Growing up in Georgia, my mom always had a sewing project on the dining room table, crochet needles in a basket beside the couch, and a cross-stitch project in her pocketbook. My daughter, Haley, reminds me of my mom in her innate creative spirit and vision. She once knit a bathing suit for Kira-the-shih-tzu and used a furry fleece to design a mock-braid when she grew weary of her too-short bob hairstyle.

I can only dream of ever being so talented....but I do love to sew. When my son, who has autism, needs to ask me the same three questions for two hours in a row, I sew. This way, we can talk about the topics of his choice for hours, literally, and I can be a good mom while keeping my sanity at the same time. Sewing has saved me. Sweet cotton prints falling over each…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 4
  • Joined December 17, 2009

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Vintage fabrics, antique buttons, old denim, gingham, linen, designer cotton fabrics, polka dots, stripes, gray

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About

My name is Shannon and I live with my husband and 2 kids on an island in Maine.

Growing up in Georgia, my mom always had a sewing project on the dining room table, crochet needles in a basket beside the couch, and a cross-stitch project in her pocketbook. My daughter, Haley, reminds me of my mom in her innate creative spirit and vision. She once knit a bathing suit for Kira-the-shih-tzu and used a furry fleece to design a mock-braid when she grew weary of her too-short bob hairstyle.

I can only dream of ever being so talented....but I do love to sew. When my son, who has autism, needs to ask me the same three questions for two hours in a row, I sew. This way, we can talk about the topics of his choice for hours, literally, and I can be a good mom while keeping my sanity at the same time. Sewing has saved me. Sweet cotton prints falling over each other in a pile make me happy. Really sharp scissors and too many spools of thread complete me.

I hope you enjoy the what comes together with what I have to give.

I am a proud member of the Etsy Maine Team and the Etsy Recyclers Guild.

Peace-
Shannon

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