Angela Boone, owner of Angelique Collections, always knew she wanted to make purses, but never seemed to have time until she experienced an unfortunate turn of events.
Franchelle Jackson is a Detroiter with a strong will to succeed. Take, for instance, when she came up with the idea for using a boomerang as the handle for what would be her very first purse-making project.
Earlier this year, Lynette Halalay reached beyond the art of hand-knitting when she embraced what's probably the hottest trend among knitters today: arm-knitting.
When Sue Kolb of Ortonville spends time up north, she sometimes takes a break from fun activities to hunt for twigs in ditches. She uses the branches to construct the twig furniture she makes and sells under the name Red Pine Pottery & Twigs.
Dreams do come true — just ask longtime fiber artist Sheila M. Palmer, owner of Quetarshe Textiles Boutique & Studio.
Fourteen years ago, a broken necklace and an adult education brochure prompted Claireta Thomas to pursue jewelry-making as a hobby, but shortly thereafter, it became a small business venture.
Kelly Darke is an art therapist by day and a fiber artist by night. The busy Westland resident creates one-of-a-kind wearable and decorative art made with scraps of fabric, yarn, embroidery thread and pieces of metal.
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