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Gwen Blakley Kinsler
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New Year, New Life
I rarely go so long without blogging and I don't like to use the excuse "Life got in the way." So suffice it to say, I am back! My goal on this blog has always been to express the connection of crochet to my everyday life. It is such an important part of my...
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Book Review: Poetic Crochet ~ 20 Shawls Inspired by Classic Poems by Sara Kay Hartmann
Poetic Crochet I often say about
crochet, “There is nothing new under the sun,” because I’ve been at it for over
forty years!  Theme books like
this book's title intrigue me because again, it is difficult for me to find books that
offer truly new and creati...
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Art to Wear Exhibit: WomanMade Gallery, Chicago
WomanMade Gallery: 685 N. Milwaukee, Chicago Yes, my specialty is crochet, and yes I am the author of the  Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works from Twenty Contemporary Artists.  However, I love fiber in all of its forms and Art-To-Wear is no exception. Th...
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Book Review: Customize Your Crochet by Margaret Hubert
Customize Your Crochet Prolific
author of popular crochet books, Margaret Hubert , has once again produced a “sure
to please” book that will be used over and over by readers as a reference for
achieving form-fitting fashions! Margaret’s description in the i...
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Book Review: Crochet Refresher ~ Brush Up on Your Skills with Baby gifts! by Sharon H. Silverman
Crochet Refresher ~ Brush Up on Your Skills with Baby Gifts! If you are a
former crocheter with a special baby on its way into your life, it is only
logical that you have become inspired to make a lasting treasure for that baby.
This book has everything you...
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Make some quick yet fashionable accessories. My reveiw: http://bit.ly/1PjtMrP
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Art to Wear Exhibit: Will you see crochet?
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Read my book review of this must-have for crocheters: http://bit.ly/1P0Ty72
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Crochet is Hanging Over My Head!
Crochet is my life; it is how I define myself. I am a Gemini, okay, so do give me credit for having a "life." I really hate to admit that there could be anything negative about the crochet about which I am so passionate. I am not stranger to having 3 or 4 p...
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Book Review: Quick Crocheted Accessories: 3 Skeins or Less
Quick Crocheted Accessories: 3 Skeins or  Less Sharon, also the author of It Girl Crochet   which I reviewed , has
assembled a stellar group of crochet fashionistas who have designed accessories
that are not only quick but they also underscore the praises o...
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writer, blogger, crochet promoter
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Queen of all things Crochet!
Introduction
As Founder of the Crochet Guild of America, I share my passion for crochet wherever and whenever: teaching, writing, crocheting in public! I'm proud to introduce my third book, The Fine Art of Crochet (published in June 2013 by Author House).
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Author of The Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works from 20 Contemporary Artists; blogger: http://bit.ly/1eMVxXt
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Chicago, IL
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Rolling Meadows, IL - Ft. Wayne, IN - Honduras, Cenral A,merica - Mexico City, Mexico - Quito, Ecuador, South America - Mt. Vernon, IL - Massillon, OH - Des Moines, IA - Coral Springs, FL
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In crochet arts, it’s best to follow instructions - Point Pleasant Daily...
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Your love, effort and time have gone into your crocheted projects, so, naturally you expect them to look their best.As much as possib...

Guest Blogger: Marie Segares - Vintage Crochet Art
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 I'm pleased to announce my guest blogger for this week, Marie Segares whose blog is The Underground Crafter. I firs

Book Review: The Fine Art of Crochet
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Title: The Fine Art of Crochet Author: Gwen Blakley Kinsler Book Review by Jennifer J. Cirka (www.jaybirddesigns.com) First, let me tell you

Skull Dress
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Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) tweets, "Abby's awesome #NCIS dress today"

7th Annual Crochet Buffet
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View a slideshow of ‘7th Annual Crochet Buffet’ and other Chicago crocheting pictures.

Crocheters hold their hooks high at Vogue Knitting Live: Chicago
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Celebrating thirty years as the world’s style leader, Vogue Knitting Live comes to Chicago for the first time from October 26-28, 2012. A we

For the Love of Libraries
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Monday, October 22, 2012 Maybe it is because I live in a suburb of the huge metropolis of Chicago or maybe it is because I have more time to

Large convergence of crocheters to be in Reno September 14-16
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Has the heat gotten to you? Do you need a change of scenery? There’s no better way to treat yourself than to get-away with other crocheters