Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 Interview Series: Daniela Montelongo from Pompon’s Party
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Posted by Underground Crafter on September 26, 2013 | Short Link

Today, I’m pleased to interview Daniela Montelongo.  She’s an architect and crafter that lives between Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Her company, Pompon’s Party, is now her full time job.  Daniela sells crochet and knit accessories and kits for a variety of craft projects through her Etsy shop, and also teaches classes. You […]

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Interview with Virginia Scholomiti from Yellowfarm
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Posted by Underground Crafter on August 13, 2013 | Short Link

While at Vogue Knitting Live in January, I was introduced to a local, New York State Capital region yarn vendor, Yellowfarm.  The Yellowfarm booth had an interesting display featuring “long locks” art yarns.  The display really highlighted the beautiful fiber from Yellowfarm’s longwool Wensleydale and Teeswater sheep. Today, I’m interviewing Virginia Scholomiti from Yellowfarm.  You can find […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 Interview Series: Charles Voth a.k.a. Stitch Stud
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Posted by Underground Crafter on October 11, 2012 | Short Link

This post is part of my 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month interview series. I’m really excited to interview Charles Voth, also known as Stitch Stud, today.  Charles is a crochet and knitting designer and tech editor.  (If you’re not sure what a tech editor is, you may want to check out this interview with Juanita Quinones.  And if you get really excited […]

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Interview with Vivian Osborne from Arctic Qiviut Yarns
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Posted by Underground Crafter on May 14, 2012 | Short Link

Way back in January, I had the pleasure of meeting Vivian Osborne  in real life at Vogue Knitting Live.  As the President of Arctic Qiviut Yarns, she was busy selling in the marketplace, so I contacted her for an email interview later.  (And if you’re new to qiviut, as I was, Vivian’s website tell us […]

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Credentials, or do I really need that certification? (Part 2: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)
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Posted by Underground Crafter on April 20, 2011 | Short Link

Now you’ve asked yourself some basic questions and you’ve decided you want to teach needlecrafts.  You may be wondering if you should get some sort of certification. FULL DISCLOSURE ALERT!  I am a Craft Yarn Council (CYC) certified crochet instructor (level I) and certified crochet teacher (level II) and I’m in the process of getting […]

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