by Colleen Conrad of Conrad Designs

Introducing Lynn Caldwell of Got U Covered
Lynn is hosting a giveaway.  The winner will receive a glasses case, pictured. To be entered to win, visit Lynn's shop and then come back HERE and leave a comment with your favorite item in her shop.  Please include your email so we can contact you if you are the winner. The winner will be announced on next Wednesday's Featured Artist post.

Introduction:  
 I am a 50 year old mother of 2 daughters, ages 7 and 21.  I love to create using different materials.  I was born and raised in Maryland and now live on 6 acres in the country in western North Carolina.  I am very active in our church.

How did you get started on Etsy?
My sister-in-law told me about Etsy.  I started Caldwell Creations and now have started Got U Covered to sell aprons, handbags and other items I like to sew.



How did you choose your shop name
Got U Covered came out of a desire to create a line of clothes for smaller women who are too "mature" for the teen look but cannot find clothes to fit in the women's section.  

What does a typical day look like for you?  I am up at 5:30 am to let out our 4 small dogs.  Then I pack lunch for my 7 year old, get her ready and drive her to school.  Back at home I do housework and sewing and on Wednesday and Thursday I work for 2 hours a day as a secretary for a Methodist Church.  I pick up my daughter in the afternoon and it's soon time to start the evening meal for the family.  Evenings are spent helping with homework or sewing or other projects and on Monday and Wednesday evenings we are at Church.  Then it's time to go to bed and start all over again the next day!
 
Where would you like to be for a day?
Lying on a beach in Destin, Florida.


What is your favorite bible verse? 
John 14:3 - to think, Jesus has gone to prepare a place for me!


What is your favorite Etsy item listing to feature?  
Olive Bag, I love the vintage material.

  
Thanks so much to Lynn for sharing with us.  Please take a moment to visit her shop. Be sure to return to this blog post to leave a comment about your favorite item for a chance to win the glasses case.

WINNER!!
The winner of the Guitar Pick Cross Necklace from Carrie's Custom Designs, chosen by random.org, is Art and Sew Forth . . . two weeks in a row.   Congratulations!  Enjoy the beautiful necklace.  Thanks Carrie for giving away such a beautiful piece.

Comments (6)

On April 6, 2011 at 10:02 AM , Christie Cottage said...

Great feature!


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Here's my current blog giveaway
http://christiecottage.blogspot.com/2011/04/win-it-wednesday-new-giveaway-and.html

 
On April 6, 2011 at 4:11 PM , Art and Sew Forth said...

What a beautiful shop. So many lively colors and such variety. I do love the cat glasses case the best BUT I am NOT entering since I won two weeks in a row!

 
On April 6, 2011 at 11:10 PM , pfd said...

Lynn - so nice meeting you and discovering your store. I love your hobo bags... my favorite part is that you have an outside pocket on them!

Colleen - great job on the feature!

 
On April 7, 2011 at 8:42 PM , MYSAVIOR said...

Congratulations to ArtanddSewForth!!

So nice to meet you Lynn♥


This apron is just adorable! Love it!
http://www.etsy.com/listing/27977977/just-peachy-floral-half-apron

♥♥♥
Sue

 
On April 7, 2011 at 8:50 PM , myeuropeantouch said...

Wonderful to meet you Lynn, I love your jackets....
Monika ♥

 
On April 11, 2011 at 2:39 PM , CarriesCustomDesigns said...

Congratulations on the lovely article! I love your aprons!! Such a pretty way to stay tidy in the kitchen!