I have always loved the arts of all kinds. When I was young my Mom chose day care and summer camps that had my 2 loves: crafts and horses. I learned to ride when I was 3 years old (purchased my own horses at 20) and began exploring more advanced fiber arts and enameling in the 4th & 5th grades.
Since then I have pursued a degree in metals & jewelry design at the Cleveland Institute of Art. I began dyeing fabric, wool and yarn for a minor in fiber. I used the elements of those processes, and discovered techniques to apply them to metal, creating a unique style that I then had to opportunity to teach to others. For more of my background information, see my linkedin profile.
I am currently dabbling as an engineer wannabe using industrial equipment to make knitting tools and accessories. Part of the focus for my creative energy has been dyeing yarn and fiber for knitting, custom colorways of wool batts, as well as custom crafted colorways for skeins of yarn. In the future I will be adding exotic fibers for spinning & felting, hand-dyed fabrics for quilting, new designs for quilting templates and sewing related projects.
I have an online shop at etsy.com with my designs for knitting & spinning tools and accessories as well as one of a kind lamp worked beads. If you are looking for roving, yak blends, Angelina, blending nylons, knitting needles, blockers, yarns, and more please stop by.
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