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 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 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…

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 December CurlFriend: Amanda Alcime

1. What’s your name and where are you from? Hi I’m Amanda, close friends and family call me Meme and I’m from the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut.     2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition?  …

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 November CurlFriend: Flawless Hairstyle

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, my name is Cher and I live in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I’m originally from Suriname, that’s a country in South America.   2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big…

Rest in Peace Queen: Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange passed away in her sleep yesterday (October 27,2018) at the age of 70. She was a renowned playwright, poet, and novelist. Aside from the fact that she was born in my hometown Trenton, NJ, I remember Ntozake Shange most for her award-winning play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow…

Meet Our October CurlFriend: ItsReallyRelle

October flew by and somehow I didn’t get the chance to share the story of my newest CurlFriend. So, this month I’m the CurlFriend you will meet. Continue below to read all about my hair journey 🙂

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…