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Friends at Camp

bootcamp collaboration interview MATS

As a member of 2015's MATS Bootcamp, I've met lots of lovely people.  Some of them wanted to do a blog-share type thing as many of them are just starting blogs, re-booting their careers, and/or starting new careers.  I'm re-booting my illustration work, and thought it would be a nice thing to do.  I was nominated by Melissa Iwai for a Liebster Award which functions as a kind of internet chain letter, but with the intention of spreading the word on small blogs and the people behind them.  The Liebster Award asks that the recipient share 11 random facts about...

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Indie Gift-Along Interview 2 of 2: Ambah O'Brien

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As part of Ravelry's Indie Design Gift-Along, I'm interviewing two knitwear designers. In the first interview we met Sarah Jordan (PAKnitWit).  In today's interview we meet Ambah, ambahobrien on Ravelry. Mirri Collection, Ambah O'Brien Hello, Ambah!  Welcome to my blog.  Just in case people don't know who you are... Who are you? Where are you?  Hello I'm Ambah, and I design under my own name. I am an Australian and live in regional Victoria - about an hour away from Melbourne, in a vibrant artistic community. Sounds lovely to live in an artistic community.  How did you come to design hand-knits? I...

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Indie Gift-Along Interview 1 of 2: PAKnitWit

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Today I'm doing something a little different.  As part of Ravelry's Indie Design Gift-Along, I'm interviewing two knitwear designers. In this first interview, we get to meet Sarah Jordan also known as PAKnitWit on Ravelry! Mint Chocolate Mitts, Sarah Jordan (photo: © Interweave Knits/Harper Point) Hi Sarah, and welcome to my blog!  I'm a very curious person, and love to know how others came to this profession... So, I'll start with an easy one.  How did you come to design hand-knits? I am, admittedly, an obsessed knitter. I learned to knit when I was about 7 years old and was spending...

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