I have always loved to make things, even as a small child. I have especially loved working with fibers and textiles.
For many years, cross-stitch was a pastime that I enjoyed. When I moved to NYC, my students learned how to crochet in an after school program and I became fascinated by the range of fibers that were available. I am just learning how to crochet now. At the time, I had chosen to take up knitting rather than crochet and was able to teach many of those same students the art of knitting. That process took on a entirely new perspective when a couple of the students wished to learn how to sew. It renewed my passion for sewing that I had originally inherited from my mother, the quilter.
The tissue cozies began as graduation gifts for my students to take to college. Something that I had handmade with a specific meaningful image for…
- Born on February 26
- Joined March 7, 2007