Last night I did something that I've wanted to do for a long time now - I went to Brooklyn. Not only that.. I went to Etsy Labs in Brooklyn. How hip is that?! I've lived in Connecticut my whole life, but it took moving clear across the country and coming home for a holiday visit (I'm back East for a whole month!) to get out of my comfort zone and into my car. My friend Julie and I took the looong drive to Brooklyn (long meaning a mere 30 miles away) and entered the magical land of Etsy. There, Cindy Steiler of marysgranddaughter taught us how to embroider pet portraits! I embroidered my cat, Coly. It's been less than a week and I'm totally covered in cat hair.. it's official - I'm home.
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