1. Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I am a mamma of 6 and the wife of Mr Awesome. I love to cook, sew, garden, design, and snuggle up with my man in the evenings when the kids are in bed.
2. What are your favorite projects to design?
I like designing anything…but I especially like anything to do with diapers. It’s how my business got started, and since I simply love putting fluff on my baby’s rear, I am always up for a new diapering design.
3. What is your favorite thing you have made for yourself? For someone else?
My most recent favorite thing that I made was a set of bows/flowers that I gave as a gift for a baby shower. People always expect me to give snazzy sewn gifts since I’m the “design lady”. However, this shower had multiple crafty people going, so I decided to make something that no one else would – baby headbands! The mamma was thrilled and I had so much fun making them.
4. What is your favorite season/holiday to decorate for?
I love decorating for fall. The warm colors match my house decor anyway, but it give me a chance to play it up a bit. I bring pumpkins and squash in from the garden and put them on every surface. The other day I had each of my children take a mason jar out into the woods (we live in the boonies) and fill it with “treasures”. They came back with red berries, orange and yellow leaves, pine branches, pine cones, dried grasses and fall flowers. They are beautiful center pieces!
5. What DIY tips or tricks would you like to share with customers?
My number one downfall when I am following a tutorial or pattern is that I don’t always read the directions. I figure that I can wing it. Sometimes I can, but other times, I find that I’m sorry for winging it. For all of my customers who are like me, I recommend always reading through directions carefully before starting a project. MUCH less time and fabric wasted that way.
6. Any other interests or hobbies?
People are my interest. My family’s life goal is to minister to others via hospitality. We hope to adopt more children someday and take in families who need a temporary home. I love teaching young moms the ropes, so we work closely with pregnant and young moms and teenagers who are having a hard time.
7. Do you have a favorite quote?
My life verse (or chapter) in the bible is Proverbs 31. There is so much about the Proverbs 31 woman that is inspiring to me. What a kind, loving, hardworking, generous, creative, profitable and wise woman she is. Inspiring.
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