PersimonDreams

Quilt Patterns, Heirloom Quilts, Ornaments, Fiber Art

Madison, Wisconsin On Etsy since 2008

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This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

PersimonDreams

Quilt Patterns, Heirloom Quilts, Ornaments, Fiber Art

Madison, Wisconsin | 2,788 Sales

Announcement    Quilting patterns, unique handmade heirloom quality quilts, textile wall art, patchwork quilted throw pillows, fashionable bags, wearable fabric art and jewelry, patchwork belts and whatever else fulfills my creative drive at this etsy shop!

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Last updated on Dec 6, 2019

Quilting patterns, unique handmade heirloom quality quilts, textile wall art, patchwork quilted throw pillows, fashionable bags, wearable fabric art and jewelry, patchwork belts and whatever else fulfills my creative drive at this etsy shop!

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About PersimonDreams

Sales 2,788
On Etsy since 2008

Fiber Arts, Quilts and More - inspired by my dreams.

I have been creating as long as I can remember. When I was five I hand stitched a quilt for my brother using the fabrics from my mother's rag bin - including the toilet seat cover! I continued to create whenever the opportunity and inspiration struck.

In sixth grade my art teacher told my parents to buy me whatever art supplies I asked for because I wouldn't waste them. My parents listened.

I went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison and got a degree in Civil Engineering. I worked in the field for a few years until I realized I wanted to see my children grow up. Soon after that realization I 'retired' and became a SAHM. Although children are a lot of work - it did free up my creating time a bit and I started to really work at what I love - making things that make people smile.

Just five days after my second daughter was born I decided to open my etsy shop. It was definitely slow going at first but I decided to really try to make a go of it. Now - things are moving along nicely. I sell my items on etsy, at my apple orchard in the fall, and at various craft shows in my area. My kids are getting bigger and I can see their love for creating blooming and I can't wait to see how it progresses!

When I was 20 I met my birth mother and discovered that creating is in my blood. You can read our story here: http://www.etsy.com/storque/handmade-life/etsy-loves-moms-a-daughter-mother-reunion-7954/

I am also proud to sell a few items made by mother-in-law, Diane. I lucked out when I married into an extremely talented family!

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  • Kim Lapacek

    Owner, Artist

    Artist & Dreamer

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