pal•in•drome. noun. A word, verse, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward

Hello there! My name is Hannah Arose. I'm a northern California native who currently resides in Auburn, California, with my husband, my daughter, and a cat named Opie. In addition to Palindrome Dry Goods, I also co-own a fabric & fiber arts store named The Tin Thimble with my mother and my sister. I have a bachelor of science degree in agriculture with an option in crop science and horticulture from California State University, Chico and, one day, I have big dreams of marrying my love for handcrafts and my love of plants. I am also a freelance writer and photographer and love contributing to other's creative work.

When I started this blog while I was in college in 2010, it was a way for me to share my handmade garments and experiments in sewing with my friends and family. It has since grown into a place for me to share my knowledge with my readers and share all my favorite products and tips. I never could have imagined how this blog would evolve over the years. I am very proud of this little nook of the internet! I have been an avid sewist for a full decade now, and I am so thrilled to be able to share my enthusiasm, and love, for sewing with my readers. Sewing can seem daunting, but I am here to help ease you into it. It's a fantastic skill to have and I'm proud to be part of your learning process!

You can find me on Pinterest, Etsy, Facebook, and Instagram. If you would like to contact me about blog content, collaborations, products, or with sewing questions you may do so at

I love sharing as much free content as I possibly can with my readers, but please note that this site does contain affiliate links in order to ensure I can take the time to maintain it. Posts containing affiliate links will always be noted as such, and I would never promote anything I hadn't personally tried, loved and in many cases, purchased myself.


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