I grew up with a mom who sews, (mostly quilting) so I picked up the basics as a kid but didn’t ever get into it seriously. Once my first child was born I felt a strong need to do something creative, and picked up sewing. My first project was one of those shopping cart covers, with a pattern I got on Etsy. I moved on to bags, then kids clothes, and finally clothes for myself (and even sewed a quilt along the way, for my mom). It has been such a great source of expression for me, and something I enjoy immensely.