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Waterbury,, CT, United States

Quick Blurb

One of a kind creations for women who prefer unique, rather than ordinary!


Collecting fabric, costume design, period clothing, research of historical costumes, sewing, reading mystery and sci-fi novels, musical comedy, theatre, my 3 cats, animals of all kinds, playing Gin and Mah Jong on Pogo.

Skills and Techniques

Expert designer, seamstress, costumer and tailor. Rubber stamper, one-of-a-kind jewelry maker, collage artist, handbag creator, and general all-around 'Jill of all trades'. Have owned a stained glass business, made and sold hand built and wheel thrown pottery, as well as fabricated metalsmith type jewelry, and cast sterling pieces.

Get to Know

Retired high school art and theatre teacher. A crafter, quilter, designer, costumer and seamstress for over 50 years. Learned to sew at the age of 7, and with a degree in Fashion Design from the early 60's, I have continued to be a fanatical seamstress through all the years since. I both acted in and costumed local theatre groups for 30 years, and have recently started doing some costuming for Renaissance Faire devotees. I love all things 4 footed and furry, as well as our feathered friends. Live with 1 cat and feed all the neighborhood homeless, and I also helped pay for spaying and neutering of over 20 of them. There are at least 15 regulars who stop by daily, and of those, 6 or 7 have taken up permanent residency in my garage. My interests and skills are varied, thus the eclectic nature of my studio and the handmade items therein.

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