Los Angeles based fiber artist and owner behind WKNDLA (pronounced as "Weekend L.A."), Cindy Hsu Zell, creates sculptural wall hangings and accessories that are a modern version of a good luck talisman.
Inspired by cities she have visited in her younger days, different cultures and memories of her home country, Portland-based fiber artist Laura Rosado Virues's works give us that feeling of goosebumps when we first caught eyes on them.
"Reversing the roles is such a huge weight off my shoulders, and if not now then when?" Having to quit her job might not have been a choice for New Orleans based weaver, Kat King, but we love her "not now then when?" mentality to jump straight into realising her crafting dream.
"If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life." Having worked in the advertising and public relations industry for 15 years, New Jersey based macramé artist, Cindy Bokser never quite felt the sense of euphoria from her day job as compared to making things with her own hands.
"You have to start somewhere to make it anywhere." To many, the first step will seem like a huge (and often terrifying) hurdle to cross. And it's no exception for Canadian based weaver Lucy Poskitt when she was asked by a curator to teach a workshop at an exhibition where her works were showcased.
By just looking at the thousands of small knots that make up Gabrielle Diamantis's macramé works, we can assuredly say that she's in a different league from the rest.
We always have a soft spot for products that are born out of a collaboration with different artists. So when we heard about the concept behind GUR, we were immediately sold on.
We always have great respect for mums, and more so, mums that juggle between caring for their family and pursuing their passion in crafting.
From creating macramé pieces as a form of stress relief to building a business around it, Swedish artist Fanny Zedenius sure has found her dream job through a craft she believes chose her instead of the contrary. Converting her addiction of crafting into a professional job...
"If you don't like where you are, then change it." That's what Monika Kalinowska did, leaving behind her full time job and dive right into a passion that makes her feel alive.
We were first captivated by Belinda’s take on quality living: a slow and simple life filled with natural, sustainable materials, which then led us to wanting to discover more about her and her obsession with the natural world.
Ana Teresa Barboza may have wanted to be a magician when she was 5, but we think her works prove that she’s so much more than that. With a deep understanding and appreciation for nature, Ana Teresa’s embroideries are truly stunning works of art.
As a child, Emilie Roter was always exposed to different types of yarn, and though her grandmother tried to teach her knitting and needlework, back then she was more interested in playing (she was still a kid, after all!).