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Straight From Today's Designers: Raw, Uncensored Designs

I am delighted to be a part of this fabulous group of friends who are also designers. We not only know how to design great patterns, but know how to have fun while doing it too! We put our "fingers" together again and have just released our second self-published, downloadable book, "Strapped for Bags"! Vol. 1 Last month we released "Crochet Belts from the Hip" with new belt designs for crocheters. With the help of the most knowlegeable and computer-savvy members of our group, the books are self-published and the belt book was the FIRST downloadable pattern book offered by Ravelry. We are proud and we are independent and we don't need editors and publishers to tell us how to choose our materials and how to write our instructions! Besides me, here are the designers who particpated in both books: Angela Best, Vashti Braha, Robyn Chachula, Doris Chan, Noreen Crone Findlay, Lisa Gentry, Pam Gillette, Kim Guzman, Mary Jane Hall, Tammy Hildebrand, Amy O'Neill Houck, Margaret Hubert, Dora Ohrenstein, Christy McMahon, Marty Miller, Diane Moyer, Carrie Sullivan and Mary Beth Temple.

Both books are available also on our website: www.SFTDOnline.com
At Ravelry, they can be found on the homepage, on the right side, by clicking on patterns and entering a search for either title. www.ravelry.com
Be on the lookout for Vol. @ of the bag book and meanwhile enjoy our patterns!

Here's a picture of my purse which is in the bag book: DIY Art Crochet Purse: and my belt from the belt book, Yummy Licorice Belt.

Comments

sruof said…
Congratulations! Online publishing is such a good idea. I'm a huge fan of downloadable publications, and online classes, too. With travel getting more problematic and more costly to the earth, building a community of learners online is definitely the way to go.

Sheila

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