Introduction ~ Jessie

on June 8 | in Contributors | by | with 52 Comments

Jessie Keating has lived in Seattle and Boston, studied in Guadalajara, and traveled all over the US. She has a degree in art, speaks a bit of Spanish, and has been a waitress, receptionist, assistant, book keeper, tutor, and nanny. Now she’s a picture-taking, sewing, painting, drawing, knitting, quilting, card-making, thrift store shopping, stay at home mama to one little boy.

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52 Responses to Introduction ~ Jessie

  1. angel says:

    Love the little flower and lady bug necklace! So adorable.

  2. Helz says:

    Hello There Jessie… Crayon Rolls are my thing @ the moment.. Off to Google Guadalajara… tis somewhere I know but have no idea where… Lol Forever learning in Blogland !

  3. kern says:

    I like the owl pin I saw on you blog. V. cute.

  4. jenn hill says:

    A friendly welcome to you!

  5. Carla Melton says:

    What gorgeous work! I love the crayon rolls…You’ve inspired me . Thankyou.

  6. Julie GM says:

    Hi Jessie! Love the owl necklace, also the sewing machine cover (I want to make one this wkend!) I will add your blog & etsy site to my faves! Thx for sharing! =)

  7. Jessica T says:

    Cool blog, I’m favoriting it. Just moved to the midwest from the NW and we miss it a lot!

  8. Mary E. Hubbard (retirednana2008) says:

    Hi Jessie,

    Read your blog and also ckd out your flickr photos. Quite a talented young lady!!! Also, thanks for the tutorial…

  9. Madrona Tree says:

    Welcome, Jessie, from another Seattlite!

  10. Tonya says:

    I checked out your shop and your blog, and they both look awesome. I am on my way to read the cover tutorial. It looks great.

  11. Ellen Ban says:

    Enjoyed seeing your blog and thanks for the cover tutorial!

  12. KathyB says:

    Welcome! Lovely blog.

  13. Joan says:

    Hello Jessie!

    Absolutely LUV the mushroom necklace!!! I’m in Washington State too and love it. Good luck with the B & B idea! Sounds wonderful.

  14. Sarah K. says:

    I stopped by your blog and love all the neat stuff & I appreciate the variety in posts!

  15. Stacy says:

    Love the toadstool necklace!

  16. Pamela Orra says:

    Hi Jessie, I like your new toadstool necklace design. Good luck with your dream to open up a
    B & B. in Puget Sound.

  17. Deb V says:

    I stopped by your Etsy shop. You have a lot of cute things there.

  18. Kara says:

    Thanks for the introduction – I absolutely adore the bird broche in her etsy shop!

  19. Kimberly Fennie says:

    Took a quick trip to your blog….cute crafts & delightful dog!I My childhood dog was a pug (Sniffles)…she lived 23 years! They are FUNNY dogs!

    Thanks for the nice tutorial!

  20. Jenny says:

    I am mostly jealous that you find time to sit at your sewing machine for multiple hours EVERYDAY!

  21. susan says:

    another great blog to stop by and visit

  22. Debbie O says:

    Welcome!! your blog is fun!! Thank you so much for sharing the sewing machine cover. I am going to make one for my sis. She needs more color!! 🙂

  23. nhmama says:

    I have the same machine as you! I just recieved it this year but do really love it. Good practical machine!

  24. Laura says:

    I like the thread header on your blog! Thanks for the tutorial.

  25. Kristin says:

    Thank You for the tutorial! I have added this to my list of projects to make.

  26. Catherine says:

    The brooches especially are just beautiful! Lovely work!!

  27. Enjoyed checking out your blog – Your one busy gal!

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  29. Kim D. says:

    Thanks for the machine cover tutorial, I need to make one..

  30. Nicole says:

    Welcome!! I checked out your blog and think you have lots of cute stuff! I see you have a pug too! We love pugs around here! 🙂

  31. Margie says:

    Welcome Jessie. I too read your blog. You are so talented. Your little one is so adorable!

  32. janet says:

    wow, both coasts and Guadalajara? what a colorful life! Your etsy shop is very sweet! I love all the prints you use in your products!

  33. Nicole says:

    Wow, SO love all the stuff in Jessie’s etsy store – especially that tiny elephant zipper pouch! SO CUTE! Thanks for sharing the links! I will be shopping! 🙂

  34. Jen V says:

    Your blog looks great. Thanks for sharing the tute & your inspirations!

  35. Georgia says:

    Such cute and simple items!! I love her products. I enjoyed the blog as well!

  36. Amanda says:

    Wow! Talented woman!

  37. shannon says:

    Welcome Jessie! I just love your cards in your shop!!!

  38. Renee E says:

    Beautiful blog I want to make that sewing machine cover!!!
    I made strawberry jam too!

  39. Yaneth says:

    THanks for the tutorial! I can’t wait to try my hand at patchworking!

  40. Mary on Lake Pulaski says:

    Welcome Jesse!

  41. Jeannie Crockett says:

    Hi, Jessie. You have such cute stuff—love the little pins over at your blog. I look forward to seeing more projects from you.

  42. By LuLu says:

    Welcome! After getting lost in your blog for almost an hour I’m back to say – Glad to have you here!!

  43. Helena says:


  44. Danielle says:

    Beautiful blog! I’m jealous of anyone living in the NW. (my family and my DH’s family are all up there.

  45. Katie says:

    Wow! Glad you’re on here. You obviously have lots you can share!

  46. Bethany says:

    Wow! Jessie sounds like a well-rounded and talented woman! Get wait to hear more from her!

  47. alisha says:

    Welcome Jessie! I can’t wait to see your contributions to SMS.

  48. Mrs. JP says:

    Hi Jessie, thanks for the machine cover tutorial.

  49. Jane says:

    Thanks for the quick and easy sewing machine cover.

  50. brenbren says:


  51. Carol says:

    Sounds like Jessie is having a lot more fun now! 🙂

  52. Jena says:

    Welcome. I stopped by your blog and you have lots of neat stuff. Thanks for creating the upcoming post.

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