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It all started when I was 4 years old. My mom was sewing something with a bight purple cotton fabric. I knew instantly that I wanted to make a doll bedspread out of it. My mom was afraid I would hurt my fingers but finally gave in. Then my grandmother started teaching to knit when I was seven years old. It took a lot of practice but I just loved working with my hands even at such a young age. I have been creating ever since and still have all of my fingers.

When my children and then grandchildren were born I started sewing, knitting and crocheting for them. This has now evolved in making twirl skirts, embroidering on t-shirts dresses, and blouses; and knitting legwarmers for my youngest granddaughter. They are all so adorable that I could not stop making them, hence TwirlingMonkies was born.

TwirlingMonkies gives me an outlet for continuing to…

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  • Born on January 1
  • Joined July 29, 2012

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Fabric, yarn, glass

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About

It all started when I was 4 years old. My mom was sewing something with a bight purple cotton fabric. I knew instantly that I wanted to make a doll bedspread out of it. My mom was afraid I would hurt my fingers but finally gave in. Then my grandmother started teaching to knit when I was seven years old. It took a lot of practice but I just loved working with my hands even at such a young age. I have been creating ever since and still have all of my fingers.

When my children and then grandchildren were born I started sewing, knitting and crocheting for them. This has now evolved in making twirl skirts, embroidering on t-shirts dresses, and blouses; and knitting legwarmers for my youngest granddaughter. They are all so adorable that I could not stop making them, hence TwirlingMonkies was born.

TwirlingMonkies gives me an outlet for continuing to create, which is my passion.

I also help my daughter with another Etsy account "JewelryByAmyT" which focuses on creating glass pieces to be used for magnetic badge holders. I am the mom part of AmyT and mom.

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