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About me

Industry Education
Occupation Teacher/Artist
Location West Sayville, NY, United States
Introduction Some folks call me Mary Susan Noll and I make stuff. Lots of stuff. All the time. With whatever I can get my hands on. Everything you see on this blog is for sale in either my Etsy site or some other great Etsian's site!
Interests What do you have?, indeed anything and everything, sewing, felting, reading, gardening, trying to make as little carbon as possible in my daily life, painting, costume, 18th century life skills
Favorite Movies Anything directed by Guillermo Del Toro, Tim Burton or worked on by Judd Apatow in any context.
Favorite Music The White Stripes, The Magnetic Fields, Tom Waits, Amy Winehouse, Jonathan Coulton, Beck, Radiohead, Decemberists, Death Cab, PJ Harvey, Bjork on her less indulgent days
Favorite Books Elizabeth Peters, Hanz Zinzer, Neil Gaiman, all manner of 19th century ladies "manuals", I can read surgical manuals for hours

Which do you prefer and why: whittling with soap or whistling with wood?

Whistling with wood. My great uncle used to make all the kids whistles from green branches when I was a little girl up at the homestead. They always tasted like spring