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Akua Lezli Hope
  • 9, Female
  • New York
  • United States

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Making Small Boxes

Started Oct 10, 2008

 

Akua Lezli Hope

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Your company's name
Akua Lezli Hope
City and Province/Parish/State
Corning
Country
United States
Specific crafting I do (NOT what people do in my company) -- a LIST of what I make, decorate, or artistically alter with my hands, and/or other part of my body.
flameworking, wire working, papermaking (from scratch, that is I grow and gather plants, and from cloth), clay work, crocheting, knitting, sewing, fusing,casting, drawing, painting to make ornaments, dolls, earrings, necklaces, bookmarks, books, cards, hats, bracelets, vessels
About Me:
I create jewelry, sculpture, ornaments, and wearables, using glass,fiber,handmade paper,wire/metal, and other materials. I flamework, fuse and cast glass.
I felt, freeform crochet and knit fiber and wire; I make paper from scratch, often growing or gathering the plants then cooked and processed, mixing materials and media to create objects…
Words and sound inspire. I am an awarding winning poet and writer. There is great joy in creating. Thank you for listening.
My webstore (do NOT type anything here if you don't have a site or page displaying your products!)
http://akuadesigns.etsy.com
My webstore (do NOT type anything here if you don't have a site or page displaying your products!)
http://akua.artfire.com
Favourite supplies website (do NOT type anything here if you don't have the link)
http://metalliferous.com
Favourite crafters' resource website (do NOT type anything here if you don't have the link)
http://craftstylish.com
Favourite crafting books and videos
depends on the craft
see my website for papermaking bibliography
www.artfarm.com/papier.html

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Christmas Creations

I'm no longer a big celebrater of Christmas: it was deepest and strongest when my parents were alive and we gathered together with joy, happy for each other's company and the grace that allowed us to be together.

But this year something clicked.



I've designed a pattern for making trees, made some trees and have a little black elf.



'The pattern is on Etsy

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=18278884

and I'm selling the first… Continue

Posted on December 6, 2008 at 0:18

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