Interview with Embroidery Artist Jessica Merle

material and process art by Jessica Merle

Typically this blog focuses only on crochet but occasionally there is an artist working in another area of fiber arts that has so much talent that I just have to share. That’s the case with embroidery artist Jessica Merle. Much of what she shares in this interview will resonate with readers who have turned to crafting to get through a tough time, foster a sense of connection with previous generations and express themselves creatively. Her work touches on important themes of trauma but what she offers is a place not only for discussion but also for inspiring hope and recovery.

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Create A Healthy Relationship With Your Body Through Journaling

This is a guest post by Mari McCarthy who has written a book called Journaling Power: How To Create the Happy, Healthy, Life You Want to Live. Anche se non specifico all'uncinetto, it relates to many of the issues I care about in terms of using creative self-expression to heal yourself and improve your life. In my book, Gancio per guarire, I share tips for keeping a crochet journal and exploringyarn for thoughtquestions that are an aspect of journaling to heal. This dovetails nicely with what Mari shares here today.

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Share Your Crochet Story! Accepting New Interviews.

I had a backlog of crochet interviews for the longest time that I have finally almost completed. It is very important to me to give each interview my complete attention, even if that means it takes awhile to get it published. I firmly believe each story is important and that there is value in sharing it. And I’m ready to share more!

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