Suzann Thompson was taught to knit in elementary school by her mother, who also tried to teach her to crochet, but at that time it didn’t take. In seventh grade, she found a pattern in a magazine for a crochet bag which she began to make and sell at school! She feels that because she learned so early, she now can’t imagine life without yarn, crochet hooks or knitting needles. Her designing probably started in late teens and early 20’s which progressed into publishing. She attended a trade
show of designers and publishers, learned about polymer clay there, too, and wrote her first books on that subject. In fact, she still teaches workshops on making polymer clay buttons! She will be teaching this at the Taos Wool Festival this fall. For more information visit her website http://www.textilefusion.com/
While in the mall, she noticed garments with flower embellishments, and after searching for and not finding books on the subject, wrote her first crochet books, Crochet Bouquet and Crochet Garden. She teaches this at Crochet Guilds…
She also creates wall hangings which combine quiting, knitting and crochet for lots of textural elements. In fact, one of Suzann’s creations are hanging in the Lion Brand Studio in New York! Creativity extends to her very house, as she and her husband have built their Adobe Home, in Texas, completed in 2013.
Her latest book, Cute Crochet world has many little creations of just everyday life, from home furnishings to animals and food.
Find Suzann Thompson on Ravelry, her designs are listed in her designer page at http://www.ravelry.com/designers/suzann-thompson
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