About me/contact me

 Thanks for visiting my blog.
 Feel free to email me at hennessyorama at gmail dot com 
or you can find me on Instagram 

Here's a bit about me!

I am Kathy! I live in the Pacific Northwestern, USA, near the Pacific Ocean. I grew up in a beach town in California called San Clemente and love being near the ocean.  There are not all that many pictures of me to show to you but I think this one says a lot about me.  I love peacocks and that was my favorite shirt for years. Sadly, it is no longer with us but I do still love peacocks. I am not sure why I love them so, but male peacocks are just about the most beautiful textile decoration I can think of and I have a large horde of peacock fabric to prove it.  This pictures also shows that I love to go tent camping and have been doing it since I was three months old.


My sewing room! Read more here.

 Here are my munchkins. I had them rather late in life so I feel very blessed that I get to stay at home with them and sew for them.  They are Paulina and Eliza, in order, and both girls are wearing mama-made items.

  I have always loved to be crafty and creative. Before I was born, my mother sewed all her own clothing. After I came along, she continued to sew for us both for years and the sewing seed was planted in me.  In the 1980s, I gave up sewing for me but returned it in the 1990s and then again in 2000s when I had my own children. I love sewing pretty things for them and they appreciate my work.  I have also begun to sew accessories for us all and dresses and other clothing for me. I find great satisfaction in creating something and enjoy spending time with the lovely colors and prints. I choose fabrics that bring me pleasure. So, you won't see a lot of utilitarian sewing on this blog. I consider my sewing an extension of my love for flowers and gardening and all things with colors. 

And sometimes I sell my sewing at Betsy Button. 
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  1. May I also add that Kathy is extremely creative, smart, and a good friend!

  2. Love your about me! Very personable and warm feeling.