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Double Stitch is the brainchild of the multi-talented twin designers Erika and Monika Simmons. Over the past 9 years, Double Stitch has evolved from a collection of show stopping handmade crochet apparel, to The Double Stitch Twins, a brand that influences the rapid pulse of fashion for past, present and future crochet artists and admirers.
The Double Stitch Twins, have been featured on numerous television media outlets, including, The Balancing Act on LifeTime TV, Knitting Daily and 190 North on ABC. Crochet Today, Interweave Press and The Crafts Report magazines, have also found the twins fun crochet designs and business savvy craft endeavors, quite news worthy.

The Double Stitch Twins have cherished their hometown partnership with Macy’s, since the Macy's Chicago Designer Shop in 2006. So much so, that The Double Stitch Twins continue to remain a staple, on the scene…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 1
  • Joined October 27, 2007

Favorite materials

yarn, feathers, sequins, beads, wooden buttons, embossed polymer clay buttons

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About

Double Stitch is the brainchild of the multi-talented twin designers Erika and Monika Simmons. Over the past 9 years, Double Stitch has evolved from a collection of show stopping handmade crochet apparel, to The Double Stitch Twins, a brand that influences the rapid pulse of fashion for past, present and future crochet artists and admirers.
The Double Stitch Twins, have been featured on numerous television media outlets, including, The Balancing Act on LifeTime TV, Knitting Daily and 190 North on ABC. Crochet Today, Interweave Press and The Crafts Report magazines, have also found the twins fun crochet designs and business savvy craft endeavors, quite news worthy.

The Double Stitch Twins have cherished their hometown partnership with Macy’s, since the Macy's Chicago Designer Shop in 2006. So much so, that The Double Stitch Twins continue to remain a staple, on the scene at the Macy’s, State Street and River Oaks locations selling their wares, during fun filled Macy’s Woman, Fashion’s Night Out, and Glamorama shopping events.

Since 2008, The Double Stitch Twins have authored 2 crochet pattern books entitled, Double Stitch: Designs for the Crochet Fashionista with Interweave Press, and Fashion Forward with Red Heart Yarn. The unique style of the Double Stitch Twins is also featured in “Signature Styles”, 20 Stitchers Craft their look, from Cresendoh Publishing.

The Double Stitch Twins were recently pleased to win the Crochet Liberation Front’s coveted, 2011 Flamie Award for Best Crochet Designers Accessories. The award further motivates the two fashionable crochet designers turned “Craft Celebrities”, to keep pushing the fashion envelope as Crochet Designers & Spokespersons for Industry leader, Red Heart Yarn by inspiring Craft Consumers with free fashion forward crochet projects in the only way The Double Stitch Twins know how. With lots of style, tons of color and some sisterly banter along the way!

Learn more about the Double Stitch Twins by visiting us on the web at www.doublestitchtwins.com.

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