You can read my casual self-description here, on my first post of this blog.
As for the formal stuff…
Marie Segares, Proprietress of the Underground Crafter, has been crocheting for over 27 years. She learned to crochet during summers spent with her maternal grandmother. Marie finally learned to knit in 2010 and has never looked back. Marie is also a quilter, embroiderer, and soapmaker.
Marie is a Craft Yarn Council Certified Crochet and Knitting Instructor (Level I) and Certified Crochet and Knitting Teacher (Level II). She specializes in teaching individual and small group crochet lessons for beginner through advanced intermediate students, and knitting classes for beginner and intermediate students. In addition to private lessons, Marie teaches at the DC 37 Saturday Activity Program. You can view her current and upcoming class schedule here. She has also taught through the Adult School of Montclair, Barnard College Mini Course Program, the Brooklyn Workshop Gallery, the Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival, Michaels Manhattan, the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum, the North Jersey Fiber Arts Festival, and the Queens Public Library.
In addition to teaching, Marie designs her own patterns and makes handmade items for sale by commission, at New York area craft fairs, and on Etsy. Her published patterns can be found on her Ravelry designer page.
Marie is an Professional member of the Crochet Guild of America and a Designer/Teacher member of The Knitting Guild Association. Marie is also a member of the New York City Crochet Guild and Blogs by Latinas. You can also learn more about her in this interview with S2designs for her Women Entrepreneur Series.
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