Shannon Johnson's Profile
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…
- Born on August 4
- Joined December 17, 2009