Colleen Cary's Profile

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Hi there! My name is Colleen Cary. I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Washington State where I can enjoy year-'round gardening and daily runs outside. I am passionate about sustainable living practices, exercise, good coffee, and building strong communities.

Prior to my crafty life, I worked for many years as a marine biologist and did scientific illustration on the side for fun and extra cash. Knitting was my first three dimensional art form, which led to an interest in spinning my own yarn. I then discovered sewing as a way to get projects done in a more timely manner. I am a total color and texture fanatic, and am known to be found petting the skeins of wool in yarn stores.

My business operates out of a studio in an Historic building in downtown Olympia and is part of a collective of 6 other women artists, who also…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 28
  • Joined February 5, 2007

Favorite materials

Cloth, yarn, buttons, paper, ribbon, string, littlebits, silk, leaves, flowers, sticks, sunshine

Shop

  • BCharmer
    Handmade accessories for the stylishTomboy.

About

Hi there! My name is Colleen Cary. I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Washington State where I can enjoy year-'round gardening and daily runs outside. I am passionate about sustainable living practices, exercise, good coffee, and building strong communities.

Prior to my crafty life, I worked for many years as a marine biologist and did scientific illustration on the side for fun and extra cash. Knitting was my first three dimensional art form, which led to an interest in spinning my own yarn. I then discovered sewing as a way to get projects done in a more timely manner. I am a total color and texture fanatic, and am known to be found petting the skeins of wool in yarn stores.

My business operates out of a studio in an Historic building in downtown Olympia and is part of a collective of 6 other women artists, who also operate out of studios there. Our mission is to support each other as well as other artists and creators. You can follow our gallery and studio work on our facebook page: Olympia Knitting Mills Artist Collective, and you can also follow my business Facebook page: BCharmer Designs.

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