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East Atlanta Strut 2010

I've been sewin' my fingers off tryin' to get ready for the East Atlanta Strut. It was the first show I had ever done and it was a BLAST! Bein' used to your standard kinda craft shows, you know the ones.....wood cut into silly stuff, marsh mellow guns, lace and potpourri, you can imagine my excitement when I was accepted to do the Strut, which ain't your mama's craft show.

After three years, I've decided to give it a go again. I've really focused on my bears since that's what I really enjoy makin' and it's what everyone seemed to like best. You definitely won't find anything else like 'em out there! They're all sad lookin' and junk.....and people wanna hug 'em when they see 'em.

I started sewin' these guys three years ago and after readin' an article in a magazine about a man that went to war, was burned badly while there and came home to his finance, married her and made babies with her despite all his scars, I was inspired to make the Battle Scarred. Most of 'em are missin' limbs and are just beggin' to be loved.

"We all have scars. Some are in the inside, some are on the outside, but no matter what, we all still need to be loved!"

This year, I'll have some of my aprons made outta vintage pillow cases.....

Some Christmas stockings.....

and rings made outta vintage buttons......

Life has definitely been crazy lately, so I hope to really do well at the show! Can't freakin' wait! See y'all the 18th!


You are way too cool, momma! Can't wait! xo
Lori said…
I have that blue floral pattern that the apron s made from. i just have a sheet but i am sure its the same thing!
Sally Darling said…
Where can I buy one of your darling "get well" bears? I MUST have one. My cousin who's pretty darn young has cancer, and I want to give her one of these darling bears? Can you tell me how to get one?

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