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Renegade Virtual Craft Fair

Hey Everyone! It is with great excitement to announce that this evening I will be participating in Renegade’s Virtual Craft fair where on the first night of this two day event, I’ll be presenting my past and current works, why crochet, my inspirations and much much more! It will begin at 5pm to 7pm (CST) which honestly is the prefect time to bring a glass of wine or beer or tea and sit back, relax and enjoy this low key presentation. On day two, you will be invited from (12pm to 2pm) to witness first how I make my jewelry Hemp piece or pieces. I’ll should you show you the process, the material I use and how the pieces comes...

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Why The Benret ?

    In the summer of 2017, Heidi Mullins-Lemieux, a Chicago crochet designer, established HMLSTUDIO. This is basically the vehicle for the study of conventional crochet but giving the craft an upgraded perspective. This new perspective involves using minimalist, architectural and fashion influences while keeping the need for wearability of each piece.  One of Heidi's signature pieces that she developed in recent years is the Benret. After countless visit to multiple stores looking for the 'perfect winter hat’, she failed to find one. Being already quite familiar with crochet, she decided to use her unique crochet skills to develop that 'perfect winter hat’ for herself.  The new development is the combination of her two favorite kinds of hats, the Béret...

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