Carol Barringer

Santa Barbara, CA

My mother was an accomplished seamstress -- and I wanted nothing to do with my mother! So I stayed away from any crafts -- until I got married. The enculturation kicked in then, and I felt I "had" to learn how to cook, sew, decorate, etc. I bought a used sewing machine and taught myself to sew. I didn't try other crafts, though-- thought I was "not creative" (!!) until I saw a friend quilting. She taught me how (by hand, with templates); later ... Read Full Bio »