Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Slothmuffin


Slothmuffin


This sweet lady is the next zibbeter to be featured. I ordered  Flambe the Octopus from her, because he reminded me of an Octopus I received the night  I dislocated my elbow when I was a little girl.  The candy stripers brought me a yarn Octopus, when I had to stay overnight. My daughter loves to play with it,  but it stays at my mom's house,  so when I came across the cute little guy I just had to have him for my daughter's Christmas Stocking!
I just know she will love him!

Ms. Kathleen is from Long Island and here is what she has to say about herself and her love of crocheting really cute things!



"For a long time, the most visually creative thing I did was doodle in the margins of my notebooks, but over the past few years I've fallen in love with making tangible objects. It's like magic! (Especially when you're making an animal/object with a face, then when you're done it can look back at you.) I do a little bit of a lot of things---I write, I take photographs, I make artist trading cards---but crochet is one of my favourite creative mediums so far.
I think I took the amazingness of handmade items for granted as a kid, because I was always surrounded by them---my mom is an excellent seamstress/knitter/crocheter/weaver (I'm trying to get her to set up shop on Zibbet, too...) and was always making something. The only craft she's managed to teach me successfuly so far is crocheting. She taught me the basics when I was eight or nine, and when I learned about amigurumi on the internet, I couldn't resist its cuteness and picked my hooks back up. I'm always trying to learn new things and improve my skills and combine different techniques and media to make interesting pieces." 




 I LOVE that she named her Shop after her two 
favorite things....Sloths.....and muffins!! Too cute! 

Here's where you can find her:



http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/slothmuffin/   


Final thoughts from Kathleen of Slothmuffin:

"Things I love (besides handmade stuff and Zibbet, which is the most amazing community to be a part of!) include: music, stories in all their forms (books, TV, movies...), my crazy little grey and white cat Baby, cooking, Halloween, wearing giant earrings, and the ocean. "


4 comments:

LeeAnne said...

Great post, love her shop! Can't wait to read what other shops you have in store for us Zibbeters! :)
LeeAnne from Lucys Bead Studio
http://www.zibbet.com/lucysbeadstudio

Barbra said...

Great to get to know other Zibbeters. The octopus is just adorable.

Leta Porter said...

I love her little owlets~~

Kathleen said...

Thanks so much for this amazing, sweet feature, Becky. <3 I really love the pictures you took of the stuff I sent you, especially the one with my shop on your computer screen in the background, that's such a clever idea! I hope your daughter will love Flambé. :)