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Cat Maessen

Hello, my  name is Cat Maessen. I’m 44 years of age, married with 1 daughter who lives in New Zealand, English Cocker Spaniel Toto completes our little family, I run a sandwich shop and catering business with husband Paul, & I spend all my free time making bears and dolls, drawing and quilting. Visit Ivana’s […] Read more…

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Ivana Lanciotti

Hello to all…. my name is Ivana, Ivy for friends. I live in Parma, a beautiful city in humid valley padana that has little to country … but the love for all that you can make hand made in the heart I have for many years. “Learn the art and put it by” … can […] Read more…

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Halee Shlangen

Hello! My name is Halee  Schlangen and I’ve been sewing and making patterns since I was a child. Creating has always been my passion and I’ve always wanted to make it my work. I am a stay at home mom in Duluth, MN to a three year old boy and an 18 month old girl; […] Read more…

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Sherri Noel

Hi, I’m Sherri Noel! I come from a long line of crafts men and women. My great grandfather was a pioneer of log home construction. He built one of the first log homes recorded with the National Register of Historic Places… and we still enjoy this cabin in Maine every summer! My family history lends […] Read more…

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Kathryn Hecker

I have had an ongoing love affair with sewing since I was in elementary school. Over the years I’ve tried almost every craft out there, especially needle crafts. Knitting, crocheting, and embroidery are among my passions, but more than anything I love hand stitching. My desire to find something that I could turn into a […] Read more…

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Deanna Grant

I have always enjoyed the process of designing and creating art. Influenced by my mother who loved designing, sewing, tailoring, crocheting, and embroidering, I have gained a keen love and appreciation for all things handmade. I learned to sew at an early age and by the age of 12 was sewing my own summer clothing. […] Read more…