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A Bit About Me
That Place in the Country has been in business since 2009. At that time, I was doing industrial sewing and attempting to sell a few items on Ebay or Etsy. My website is being developed in support of and to facilitate the growth of my physical store which is located at 170 S 3rd St. in Harrisburg, OR 97446.
Currently, all quilts for sale have been designed, pieced and/or appliqued by me and quilted on my longarm. I have been quilting since 1996 when a good friend convinced me that I would love quilting as much as she did. My longarm venture started in 2004 when I decided that I would never quilt another quilt on my domestic sewing machine.
Before I started to quilt, I made clothing and home decor items. As fabric became more expensive, buying yardage to sew clothing was more expensive than purchasing ready-made clothing. Crafting filled in for awhile, but when I was introduced to quilting, that became my go to as a creative outlet.
I become very involved in the design and planning of each quilt. I occasionally use a pattern, but generally just take an idea and a technique and go from there. If I did use a pattern, I will try to include the pattern name to the best of my knowledge. If anyone reading this notices that I failed to do so, please let me know so I can give credit to the designer.
Prior to that, I was a seamstress in all respects including:
Custom Sewing of gowns for quartets, fraternal organizations, church groups and for individuals.
Retail store management
Industrial manufacturing of sport training equipment
Garment construction including leather, polyester, silk, cotton, knits
Garment design and modeling
Alterations and repairs
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