Toni Sylvia's Profile

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I started sewing when I was pretty young and for much of my life made my own, and my daughter's, clothing. It wasn't until I made my daughter's wedding dress, however, that I finally believed I'm pretty darned good at what I do and - since then - designed and made my daughter-in-law's wedding dress last year. By the way, I still make my own clothing and now include my grandchildren in my list of "clients."

When we moved to New Mexico about 15 years ago my interests expanded to beading and try to incorporate bead work into my clothing designs. I started crocheting when I found out I was going to be a grandma and haven't stopped since.

My favorite thing is to incorporate the things I love to do- sewing, design work, beading, crochet and even a little bit of polymer clay work. Recently I've discovered a love for making handbags so you'll be…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 17
  • Joined April 18, 2012

Favorite materials

yarn, polymer clay, fabric, beads, metals, rocks, paint, paper, and whatever catches my fancy at the time

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About

I started sewing when I was pretty young and for much of my life made my own, and my daughter's, clothing. It wasn't until I made my daughter's wedding dress, however, that I finally believed I'm pretty darned good at what I do and - since then - designed and made my daughter-in-law's wedding dress last year. By the way, I still make my own clothing and now include my grandchildren in my list of "clients."

When we moved to New Mexico about 15 years ago my interests expanded to beading and try to incorporate bead work into my clothing designs. I started crocheting when I found out I was going to be a grandma and haven't stopped since.

My favorite thing is to incorporate the things I love to do- sewing, design work, beading, crochet and even a little bit of polymer clay work. Recently I've discovered a love for making handbags so you'll be seeing a lot in my shop along with some of my recent crochet work.

I've retired since opening my shop and am now a certified Craft Yarn Council crochet instructor. In addition to creating items for my shop, I teach crochet at the local Michael's.

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