Meet Our June CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? Chantia Singleton (now, Olusoga) and I’m from Newark, NJ. 2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I went “natural” in my early-mid twenties. I transitioned from significant heat and…

Meet Our June FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Natalia McHayle, however, family and friends all know me as Talia. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a 95% self taught crocheter.  I’ve been crocheting since 2014, however I thought I…

Meet Our May FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Constance. I am originally from Tuskegee, Alabama; however, I reside in Columbia, South Carolina as I pursue my PhD in Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And…

Instagram Giveaway

✨❤️ GIVEAWAY TIME ❤️✨ ✨ I’m really excited to say that I have been featured in the Happily Hooked Magazine Which is out today! . But even better than that, who would like to win a 1-year digital subscription to Happily Hooked Magazine? I have 3 x 1-year digital subscription up for grabs – Thanks…

Mocha Books

1. What is your name and where are you from?  Shionka McGlory residing in Oklahoma. 2. What is your preferred art form? And when did you start?  I love crafting and doing DIY projects but this last year or so I’ve grown closer to reading and writing. I’ve penned and won a few pieces in…

Meet Our April CurlFriend

1.    What’s your name and where are you from? Hi, I’m Scarlett Rocourt and I am a Haitian-born Jersey Girl! 2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I went natural back in 1998, right after graduating from college. I…

Relley’s Crafting Tips: Repairing a Beloved Blanket

Normally I tend to stay away from repairs to knit/crochet items that I did not make. This is especially true when the item is very old and beloved. I would hate to ruin someone’s treasured token, not to mention it’s not easy to match yarn for something older than me. But recently, my coworker asked…

Meet Our March FiberFriend: RemedyFibers

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Jillian Padilla and I am originally from the Bronx, NYC. I moved to New Jersey in 2010 and have been here for about 8 years. My family is Puerto Rican and Cuban! 2. What is your craft? How long have you been…

Meet Our February CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Derecka McCants and I’m from Baton Rouge, La.  2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I’ve been natural for 5 years. I decided to begin my…

Meet Our February FiberFriend: Raging Purlwind

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, Everyone! My name is Rebecca McKenzie and I live in Gainesville, Virginia. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? The craft that I am most passionate about is knitting. I have been knitting for about…

Meet Our January CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Chloé and  I’m from London but my family is from St. Lucia and Jamaica. When I was choosing my Instagram handle, I just wanted to keep it simple so people would know who I am. Chloe was taken so CurlyGalChlo was my next…

Meet Our January FiberFriend: Tiffany Banks

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hey there! My Name is Tiffany Banks I am the owner and creator of Wood Antler & Bloom.  I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD where I still reside.    2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did…