I was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK, but transplanted to the 'burgh in July 2005 with my family. My husband William, son Elijah and I live on the Northside, in Brighton Heights, on a little dead end street, with our two cats, Lain and Grey.
When I found out I was pregnant with our son, I decided to buy a sewing machine and make some baby clothes and cloth diapers. I was going to be so productive and not need to buy all of that stuff. I set out with the best of intentions, but realized that it was going to take a whole lot more patience and time than I might be willing to give the project. I did manage to make some stuff, but nothing too impressive and we bought plenty more than expected. Once Elijah was a little older, I set back down at my machine and began to sew. I'd stay up late to sew and get early to sew. I'd try to encourage Elijah to take extra naps and longer naps so I could sew. I became a pro at sewing while balancing a nursing baby on my lap. As I kept sewing, I started to remember what all those wise women had taught me. I began to really make things and to find a certain Peace or Zen in the process.
I have a sporadically updated blog and when I'm not flea-ing, I sell stuff online.