Catarina Pereira is a crochet fiber artist who makes exquisite colorful jewelry along with other whimsical items. I first found the Portugal-based artist on Instagram and later had fun exploring her blog, Facebook and Pinterest accounts. Learn more about her beautiful work from this artist interview.
Lisa Anderson Shaffer is a textile artist who creates crochet art pieces and also has a line of fiber art jewelry called Zelma Rose. I was thrilled to get the opportunity to interview her about her work, her history with crochet and how crafting has offered benefits in her life as well as the life of her grandmother.
Beth Currie fell in love with crochet after moving to Scotland. She began working with thread, making unique and beautiful crochet jewelry, and ultimately opened up Red Squirrel Crafts to share her work with others. In this interview we learn more about her work, how it balances with the rest of her life and how it all goes to help red squirrels.
Crochet artist Abinocoe makes great sculptural crochet pieces and sells patterns for them on Etsy.
This contribution to Mandalas for Marinke comes from Jane (@gigididthis) who also makes pocket prayer shawls for charity.
Madelyn Zimmerman, aka MadWhimsy sends in these terrific mini mandalas, each with its own uplifting message on it to inspire the person who will eventually receive it.
These mini mandalas are from Karen who writes, “An appropriate remembrance of Wink and hopeful a reminder that there is help and hope for those suffering from depression.”