Thursday craft goals update, week 9
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 30, 2011 | Short Link

This week, summer has truly arrived in New York City, and working in largely un-air conditioned environments definitely has made me a bit lazy.  Nonetheless, I’ve made some progress on my crafting goals! Professional crafting goals 3. Publish at least five patterns. Last week, I mentioned that a proposal was accepted for an upcoming publication.  […]

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Interview with Margaret Hubert, book review, and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 25, 2011 | Short Link

This must be my lucky week!  Just four days ago, I posted an interview with Ellen Gormley (check it out by July 1 for a chance to enter a giveaway for her new book, Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook).  Today, I’m excited to post an interview with Margaret Hubert.  If you have been crocheting or […]

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Thursday craft goals update, week 8
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 23, 2011 | Short Link

This week, I’ve actually done a lot of work behind the scenes! Professional crafting goals 3. Publish at least five patterns. I found out on Sunday that one of my designs was accepted for an upcoming publication.  I guess this means I will have more top secret things to post about in the next few […]

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Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook: Interview with Ellen Gormley, book review, and giveaway
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 21, 2011 | Short Link

I’m thrilled to post an interview with designer and author Ellen Gormley.  I love crocheting afghans (in fact, at one point, I made nothing else for about 3 years straight!) and recently heard about her new book, Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook, on the Getting Loopy podcast.  I then read more about it through Ellen’s […]

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Interview with Creativity Coach, Carlota Zimmerman
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 19, 2011 | Short Link

Today’s interview is with Carlota Zimmerman, a Creativity Coach in New York City.  Carlota and I actually went to high school together, and we have since kept in touch as her journey brought her to Wellesley College (class of ’96), working and traveling in Russia, a career in network news, and then a J.D. from […]

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World Wide Knit in Public Day hosted by the Brooklyn Fiber Arts Guild
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 19, 2011 | Short Link

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of teaching beginners for the Brooklyn Fiber Arts Guild‘s World Wide Knit in Public Day event at the Grand Army Plaza Library in Brooklyn.  I had a great time but thank goodness I brought water with me! I’m letting the pictures tell the story for this event! How did you […]

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Thursday craft goals update, Week 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 16, 2011 | Short Link

Since my last update on my crafting goals, I have made some progress on two of my professional crafting goals: 4. Blog at least twice a week. This week, I’ve been pretty active with five posts since last Thursday.  My favorite post of the week was my interview with Kelly from Aperture Agog.  11. Become […]

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Goodbye Jean
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 16, 2011 | Short Link

I was surprised to read today on the CGOA blog that Jean Leinhauser passed away.  Although I never met her, I had the great pleasure of reading and learning from many of the great crochet books she produced alone or with Rita Weiss.  Rita and Jean were the Creative Partners, LLC, and they brought many […]

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WIP Wednesday – Hexagon Baby Blanket (Week 3)
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 15, 2011 | Short Link

For today’s WIP Wednesday with Tami’s Amis, I’m back to my hexagon baby blanket.  I took about two weeks off from working on it since my last post to work on my top secret project for publication.  Yesterday, I happened to read a Facebook status update that said the baby is due on June 26.  (For some […]

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Creativity – An interview with Kelly Titus of Aperture Agog
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Posted by Underground Crafter on June 15, 2011 | Short Link

Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing Kelly Titus from Aperture Agog.  Kelly and I are members of The {NewNew} Team, a group of Etsy sellers in the New York metro area.  I recently discovered Kelly’s blog, subtitled Street Photography, Embroidery & Mischief.  Kelly is a transplant to my birthplace/homeland of Brooklyn, New York.  […]

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