Going for my B.A. in college, yarn dyeing was not exactly a part of the career path I was going for. But now I am a full time yarn dyer using crock pots to created variegated colorways. That's right, crock pots. Different, unique, and tons of fun!
Black Purl Magic is a BIPOC woman-owned business that creates items that are useful to crafters. It is our goal to create craft inclusive items, including but not limited to, project bags, stitch markers, enamel pins, etc. that bring an eclectic and diverse feel to the fiber community.
Backyard Fiberworks produces inspired colorways pulled right out of the backyard. Our work is grounded in rich and complex color, luxurious and hardworking fibers, and an attention to detail that creates extraordinary yarns. We are located in Maryland and specialize in hand-dyed yarn, offering extraordinary colorways in wonderful bases that provide knitters with an opportunity to select uncommon materials to create exceptional and unique projects.
AT Haynes House Yarns, owned by Terri J. Haynes, offers vibrant yarn, functional, fun project bags and other notions. Our passions are community and color, translating into a warm welcome and rich colorways. We have something for every color palate and strive to make everyone feel like they've come home.
I fuse glass to make one-of-a-kind buttons, magnetic shawl pins, magnetic needle threader/minders, stitch markers, cuff links, and assorted jewelry. My buttons are a nice way to finish your sweater or woven garment to really make a statement. I do all my own fusing in my home studio.