We can report that after spending almost a week at Anna Maria’s house, we still don’t know how she manages to remain so serene and content while sporting the cutest braided pigtails you have ever seen – and running a business and a big, happy family.

The end of her trailer is one of my favorite moments from our shoot. After a long hot day of shooting, we sat on her brick porch with cold beers in the lovely dusk of a Nashville summer’s evening.

We’re not telling whose idea it was to add gunpowder to the equation.

You can see her trailer for yourself. And her first two classes are live so you can make a feather applique maxi skirt or a modern cross stitch pendant…All while taking in those dang cute pigtails.