Nancy Giere's Profile
Most toddlers carry around a well loved baby blanket, stuffed animal or doll. I carried around a tangled rainbow of yarn that I pulled from my mother's knitting basket. When I was old enough to manage a crochet hook my mother taught me to use a knitting spool.
This little tool could create endless coils of yarn. I had visions of turning my mother’s leftover yarn into a room-size braided rug.
After I completed a chair pad I moved into my summer arts and crafts period, dedicated to Popsicle stick art, lanyards, macramé and needlepoint.
As a teenager my desire to live life like a Pepsi commercial was expressed through a series of collages and assorted decoupage boxes.
I've knit, stitched, woven, and beaded my way through…
- Joined January 26, 2008
- Nancy Giere
- Williamsburg, VA, United States