Ethan and Cheryl Allen's Profile
Hi! We're Ethan and Cheryl. We're married, and we have a cat. Sometimes we work as educational consultants. Sometimes we make Christmas stockings. Ethan also folds complex origami. Cheryl also runs long distances.
Wool felt is our favorite material to work with. Natural fibers really make a difference in how an item feels and functions. Our specialty is Christmas stockings, which we put together in a way that makes them useful (fill them up with gifts -- yay!) and long lasting. We make our own patterns, then cut out each piece with sissors, and sew on each button by hand. Then we use the sewing machine to secure it all together. We think a stocking is a special thing that must reflect one's individuality, represent one's love of family and tradition, and capture the spirit of our time. Stockings hold a lot of meaning, so we take their design and construction rather seriously. And we sort…
- Born on August 8
- Joined January 17, 2011