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Yours Truly in Paris

Yours Truly

Hello! My name is Emily. I am a software engineer by day, hobby seamstress at night. I also have a knack for photography, though I don’t operate as a business any longer (you can throw a rock and hit a “photographer” these days anyway…). I decided to start blogging about my crafting, since I’ve feel I have a lot to offer the sewing and photography communities. I’ve been sewing for a little under 12 years now and primarily work with Husqvarna Viking machines. While I use patterns from the Big4 and indie pattern companies, I will oftentimes feature my own patterns that I’ve made for my children, of which I have two (little girls — I live in a glass house of drama).

If you’ve reached this blog via an old clothing tag, welcome! I used to run an Etsy shop for handmade handbags; however, my time shifted over to my children and less on sewing. Thankfully, they’re old enough now to afford me a little bit of free time to devote to my craft. The Etsy store still exists; however, it is locked for the time-being as I desperately try to stop myself from re-opening its doors.

Equipment

Sewing:

  • Husqvarna Viking Ruby Royale (primary machine for sewing & embroidery)
  • Husqvarna Viking Huskylock 200s Serger
  • Arrow¬†Cabinet (can’t live without it)

Photography:

  • Canon 5D3 (primary)
  • 70-200mm f/2.8 L Mark II
  • 50mm f/1.4
  • 35mm f/1.4 L
  • 16-35mm f/2.8 L
  • Fuji x100s (quick photos, travel, kids at play)

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