About Me

    Hello, lovelies! My name is Mary Danielson Perry and I'm a writer, women's health specialist, and recent transplant to the small city of Waco, TX. There, I live with my adorably bearded academic husband (Sam), an overgrown German Shepherd puppy (Seamus), and the biggest stash of floral fabrics west of the Mississippi. After learning to sew from my grandmother, I picked up the craft again in graduate school. It turns out, sewing pretty dresses is an excellent procrastination technique, when working on a dissertation! If you're looking for fitting tutorials, snazzy dresses, or chatter about the larger implications of this hobby, I'm your girl. 

Featured in: Threads, Vogue Patterns Magazine, Making, and Sew Today
Also blogging at: Curvy Sewing Collective (plus size sewing) and A Confederacy of Spinsters (feminist drabbles)

 Contact: AnIdleFancy (at) gmail.com
Do send an e-mail. The only thing better than a shirtdress is a new friend. (And, perhaps, macarons.)


In 2016, Mary's first novels will be published under the pseudonym Eve Marie Perry! If you'd like to stay up-to-date on Mary's publishing activities and news, please sign up for the newsletter below. 

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