Hello and thanks for visiting my site. My name is Theresa and I am the little bird making things here on a property in rural New South Wales, just outside Canberra, in Australia.

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I design and sew and crochet all sorts of accessories for you and your home.  My initial designs were all about bags, purses, wallets, and pouches for adults and children, bibs, blankets, change mats and other baby accessories, and all sorts of other creations that are requested or dreamed up.  But after a break in creating I have returned with a new focus – tea paraphernalia!   Why?  In part because I have a fabric and yarn addiction that needs a justification, but really because making things is good for my soul, as is a good cup of tea.  The two just naturally go together!

I have lived all over Australia, and in a few other places, and was previously employed as a lawyer.  These days I am fully employed raising my 3 children, running this little business, and being a farmer on a very small scale.  One of my children has special needs, so I often write about the challenges and victories that we have there, and the impact it has on my mental health, as well as that of the rest of the family.  I am a strong believer that sharing information is the best way to remove the mystery and stigma around mental health, so that those suffering might seek support and assistance.

I hope that you enjoy the musings of this little bird as I move through the various adventures in my nest.

If you would like to contact me drop me a line at Theresa@alittlebirdmademe.com


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