Haak geneest: Interview with Andrea about Cancer and Crochet

crochet heals andrea - wips

Andrea Crocco-Varela is unable to have children after her battle with cancer, and so, she poignantly writes, “I use crochet to create something that may live after I’ve gone.” Learn more about this amazing woman from this interview, which was originally published in my monthly column (Haak geneest) in Happily Hooked digital magazine, in the July 2016 probleem.

Lees verder

Interview with Jewelry Artist Lisa Anderson Shaffer of Zelma Rose

aerial crochet art piece

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.

Lees verder

Interview with Crochet Jewelry Artist Beth of Red Squirrel Crafts

crochet leaf necklace by red squirrel crafts

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.

Lees verder