UK Indie Designer Miranda Jollie…..

Throughout the 2014 Indie Design Gift A-long I’ve been introduced to new designs and new designers. Each designer has an interesting story and history. Miranda Jollie is special since she’s a “criminal barrister” (attorney) by day and a designer by night ~ two very different worlds. Having not interviewed a barrister/designer before, I knew you’d […]

An Interview with Nina Machlin Dayton….

Behind the scenes of any successful venture are a few folks who are dedicated, hard-working and superb organizers….Nina Machlin Dayton is not only one of the folks behind the scenes for the 2014 Indie Design Gift A-long, she is also a very talented designer. During the organizing phase of the GAL I had a few conversations with […]

Meet Linda Choo ~ Indie Designer

One of the fun aspects of the annual Indie Designer Gift A-long promotion is the designer interviews we get to do. Last year I met several wonderful designers, and this year I am meeting more. One is Linda Choo, who designs under her Garden Canadensis label. She also maintains the “fiber” side of her family’s […]

Designer Interview ~ Cowtownknits

Kate Bostwick is our second Ravelry Indie Design Gift A-long designer to be interviewed for my designer interview series. On Ravelry we know her as Cowtownknits, where she has been very active in the GAL. Let’s meet Kate…….. Tell us a bit about yourself –   I’m a stay at home mom of two preschool aged […]

Designer Interview ~ Midnightsky Fibers

One of the wonderful benefits of participating in the Indie Design Gift A-Long on Ravelry is that I’ve have the opportunity to ‘meet’ several of the other participating designers. While the internet has opened up a greater world for us and our work, many of us are physically isolated from each other and our customers. […]