I design in crochet and plastic canvas but I also knit, do needlepoint and latch hook. I have been crocheting and knitting since I was 7 years old.
Benetta Strydom is from Pretoria, South Africa. By day, she is a Remedial therapist at a local high school, and by night she is an avid crafter. She enjoys experimenting with different craft media, and has also taken art classes for a few years.
A craft industry expert for over two decades, contributing editor Maria Nerius brings her talent, knowledge and creativity to Favecrafts. Maria will share various tips, projects for every skill level and reviews of products and crafting books.
Calley Pate is a 30-something wife and mom of 2 with a love for the environment. Her love of the environment led her to cloth diapering and all things related to natural parenting.
Heidi Borchers was born into the crafting industry. As the daughter of Aleene Jackson, America's beloved "Mother of Crafting" and the inventor of Aleene's Tacky Glue, Heidi spent many of her childhood leisure hours in her mother's shop.
Upcycling artist, Cristin Frank has revived curbside trash into interior design treasures. This graphic designer and mom has a creative reuse for anything from old t-shirts to a dismantled dresser.
Born into an artistic, entrepreneurial family, it is no surprise that Tiffany Windsor has found success expressing her talents in many different arenas.
Savannah Starr hails from the first family of crafting. As great-grand daughter of craft industry pioneer, Aleene Jackson, Savannah grew up in a super-charged creative environment.
Kathy Cano-Murillo is a writer and artist. Since 1990, she has sold her handmade "Chicano Pop Art" crafts to hundreds of retailers including Bloomingdales, Target, and Hallmark.
Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She is the craft expert for FamilyCorner.com and Kaboose.com.