Matthew Monthei's Profile
Hi! I'm a 37ish year old beardy fellow with the soul of some random old dude and the sense of humor of a drunk 12 year old boy.
I've always been a bit crafty...heck, at age 7 I was constructing AT-ATs out of condensed juice containers, pot pie boxes and pieces of string. That's pretty rad, right? Totally. I'm pretty awesome.
I didn't learn to cross stitch until 2009, after four long and frustrating years of convincing myself that I could knit. Mostly self-taught, with the exception of a few Youtube videos and text message advice from my friend flamgirlant (who also has a shop on Etsy and makes amazing patterns). Several of my pieces have been featured on MrXStitch and Subversive Cross Stitch - word up to my homies there - as well as Craftzine.com (the online version of Craft Magazine) and Thrillist.
All pieces are designed by me (a few of the fonts…
- Born on September 29
- Joined August 14, 2011