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A traditional herbalist and craftsperson, I have been crocheting and making herbal medicines and beauty products since I was a small child, many years ago. I knew how to knit as well; however, I'd forgotten this skill until only recently. In addition, I cross-stitch, paint, and make nature crafts, and am always looking for new skills to learn.

I thoroughly enjoy growing and harvesting my herbs. The wondrous fragrances that fill my gardens remind me to live and be happy; and the sensuous combinations of herbs and oils during processing reminds me that beauty belongs in every day.

To knit or crochet an item is only one step in my creative process when working with fibers. The variety of fabrics that can be created with just a few stitches, so different in each method, is awe inspiring. Choosing the fiber for each piece is such a fun part of the project…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 28
  • Joined November 25, 2011

Favorite materials

lavender, patchouli, roses, hemp, cotton

About

A traditional herbalist and craftsperson, I have been crocheting and making herbal medicines and beauty products since I was a small child, many years ago. I knew how to knit as well; however, I'd forgotten this skill until only recently. In addition, I cross-stitch, paint, and make nature crafts, and am always looking for new skills to learn.

I thoroughly enjoy growing and harvesting my herbs. The wondrous fragrances that fill my gardens remind me to live and be happy; and the sensuous combinations of herbs and oils during processing reminds me that beauty belongs in every day.

To knit or crochet an item is only one step in my creative process when working with fibers. The variety of fabrics that can be created with just a few stitches, so different in each method, is awe inspiring. Choosing the fiber for each piece is such a fun part of the project for me.

I was struck with Multiple Sclerosis in 2012. This was unbelievable given the fact that I have spent over 20 years caring for my husband who suffers from Scleroderma. Though life is now financially cruel, I am free to be the artist I always was and relish in every day of freedom - which always comes at some cost.

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