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twirling betty was born shortly after the birth of my second human child and lets me indulge my love for making stuff from fabric and crafting up a storm.

I live in Melbourne, Australia with my often bemused but wonderfully supportive husband and two little girls who twirl constantly.

Once upon a time I was a corporate lawyer but now I'm happily ensconsed in a world of creativity and family.

twirling betty takes its name from Betty, my maternal grandmother. The name came to me one evening when I was sitting in St Kilda's iconic Palais Theatre in Melbourne. Built in 1914, in the 1940s this historic building had a well-known dance hall attached to it. Betty used to tell me thrilling and romantic tales of my grandfather, Edgar, twirling her around the dance floor there on a Saturday night…

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  • Born on March 3
  • Joined August 31, 2009

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Fabric, felt, sparkly notions, ribbon, buttons

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About

twirling betty was born shortly after the birth of my second human child and lets me indulge my love for making stuff from fabric and crafting up a storm.

I live in Melbourne, Australia with my often bemused but wonderfully supportive husband and two little girls who twirl constantly.

Once upon a time I was a corporate lawyer but now I'm happily ensconsed in a world of creativity and family.

twirling betty takes its name from Betty, my maternal grandmother. The name came to me one evening when I was sitting in St Kilda's iconic Palais Theatre in Melbourne. Built in 1914, in the 1940s this historic building had a well-known dance hall attached to it. Betty used to tell me thrilling and romantic tales of my grandfather, Edgar, twirling her around the dance floor there on a Saturday night. I could virtually see the nylon stockings and smell the face powder.

If you would like to know more about me or discover some of my crafty tutorials that have been featured on blogs like CRAFT, How About Orange, Oh Dee Doh and One Pretty Thing, just cut and paste this URL into your browser: http://twirlingbetty.wordpress.com

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