San Antonio, TX, US

Im a SAHM and self-taught craftster and chef. While pregnant with my second son, I spent three months on bed rest with very, very, very restricted activity. Only being allowed to sit or stand for 30 minutes a day total (including meals and showering), I needed something to do to pass the time. I went online, ordered Stitch N Bitch and some basic supplies and taught myself to knit.

In January (09!), I taught myself to sew, armed with the instruction manual that came with my hand-me-down Bernina and some scraps of fabric.

I believe that anyone can learn to do anything, given the determination and willpower! And, Ive also learned that its OK to make mistakes - thats why we have seam rippers! (Mine's named Jack the Ripper, BTW!)

craft interests: fashion, gifts, holidays, home decorating, knitting, memory making, paper crafts, quilting, sewing, Cooking

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Gender: Female

Birthday: 07/24/1978

Member Since: 05/03/2009

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Gina's Apron

My girlfriend Gina asked me to make her an apron.  Her only requests were that it be brown and pink and that it have pockets.  She loved the vintage-inspired style of the very first apron I...

Bohemian Bag

Here's my finished "Bohemian Bag" using Lila Tueller's Soiree fabrics.  (It's also a Lila Tueller bag pattern - I'm kinda a stalker, er, fan!)  This was my very first quilting project...

Bramble Scarf

This is an easy-to-follow knitting pattern that produces spectacular results!  I used a merino wool blend yarn and a size 9 needle.  It's a gorgeous rusty orange-ish red-ish in real life...

recent comments

Re: My first quilted bag

How adorable!

Re: More recycled fun!

She's fantastic! I keep thinking I'll make a doll. I have one in my sewing room that my great-great-aunt made, complete with bedding and a miniquilt. Her hubby made the furniture, which she painted pale yellow and blue. I love it!

Re: Book Giveaway: Backcountry Betty Crafting with Style

Oh how fun! I love the cover and can't wait to dive inside!

Re: Place Mat Cafe Apron

Adorable! I'm an apronista and I really love this!!!

Re: How to Make Flowers Using a Vintage Flower Loom

Ooohhh! I can't wait to get my loom set in the mail (that I ordered from Cathy's etsy shop on Friday). I'm busily collecting ideas!!!