Meredith Tilley's Profile
Once I thought I wanted to rule the world but I got distracted by something sparkly...
Many of my childhood weekends were spent traveling with my mother, a basket weaver, to craft shows. A lot of them were historical festivals where everyone dresses in period costumes. I always wanted to be Scarlett O'Hara--I ended up as Laura Ingalls.
I've been involved with the local artists' guild since fourth grade, both taking and teaching classes. In grade school my best friend learned to crochet and I was creating tiny seed bead accessories--we had the best dressed Barbies in town. From painting to papermaking to pottery, I've experimented with almost every medium available but beads always somehow seemed to be involved. Since 1997 I've worked almost exclusively with beads and wire, but all of those past techniques play a huge part in the way I create…
- Born on April 18
- Joined February 28, 2006
- Meredith Tilley
- Mt. Vernon, IL, United States