Carrie Schaffner's Profile
I have loved making things since I was young. As a child, I'd wander dreamily through craft store aisles and pore over how-to books from the library. I suppose that hasn't changed much. I have never settled on one single craft, acquiring new skills and projects at every opportunity, always adding to the heap of projects and ideas. I am always working on something, and whether it is knitting or sewing or bookbinding, I always prefer to work with natural, and often found or recycled, materials, and to create items that are practical as well as beautiful.
I travel frequently and am constantly picking up bits and pieces to incorporate into my work. You will find many of my travel stories stitched into books in the form of fabrics, buttons, and assorted papers.
I recently returned from my seventh season working in the Antarctic, and am happy to…
- Born on February 25
- Joined July 9, 2008