Meet Our August FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from?  Hi! I’m Tamy Gore, born and raised in Jamaica, went to college in Germany and lived there for around 10 years until I moved to the US where I now live in NJ. Goodness, that reads like a long answer!  2. What is your craft?…

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…

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 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 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…

Meet Our December FiberFriend: Yolanda Jordan

1. What is your name and where are you from? Yolonda Jordan from North Carolina. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a crochet artist. I specifically design crochet brown dolls. I have been crocheting since I was seven years old and learned from my…

Meet Our November FiberFriend: Angela Mayhoe

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Angela Mayhoe and I’m based in Los Feliz, CA. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a knitter!  I started knitting 10 years ago after a friend invited me to attend one…

Meet Our October FiberFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi there! I’m Vanessa Smith, and I’m based in Olympia, Washington. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? Knitting since September 2005! I’m mostly self taught, but I was introduced to the craft while I was…

Meet Our September FiberFriend: AlexCreates

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Alexander Reynoso but call me Alex. Born and raised in Harlem from Dominican and Puerto Rican parents. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I’m a fiber artist, I knit, crochet, spin yarn,…

Meet Our August FiberFriend CreativeCeci

1. What is your name and where are you from? Cecilia Nelson-Hurt from Queens, New York   2.  What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I was introduced to my now life long love of fiber, by my maternal grandmother as a child. She taught me how to…

Meet Our July FiberFriend Poisongrrls

1. What is your name and where are you from? Amy, from New York!   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I have been knitting, sewing, and making art for most of my life. My grandmom taught me to knit at her kitchen table. I have…