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Noël Morical


Noël Morical is a process-based artist and educator living in Chicago, IL. Noël originally hails from Indianapolis IN, and transferred to Chicago in 2009 to attend The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011. 214 more words

Artist Features

Four Bags Full.

Funny how word gets around that a girl be crafty, no? ;)

This week a friend of my grandparents’ dropped off three bags full (!) of yarn for me. 255 more words

It's like a dance...

…when it all comes together! From the inspiration, the initial design, the selection of fabrics and the final presentation – I equate it to a well choreographed dance, much like a ballet – or even better, the Tango. 1,006 more words

Creativity Update

Homespun Yarns in Riverdale

Maupston Design Studio located right here in Riverdale creates artisan handspun yarns in limited editions. Founded by artist, Anna Upston, Maupston Design Studio now offers a team of yarn designers. 39 more words


Crafting ADD

This is one of those mornings where nothing is quite able to scratch the crafting itch. I did a little knitting, I did a little spinning, I started to warp the loom, I cleaned up a crafting corner and did some organizing, I wound some yarn. 226 more words

Fiber Arts

Stash-busting and organising!

My summer crafting has mainly revolved around a crochet blanket for my living room sofa. I find crochet is a nicer craft than knitting in the summer and this blanket especially is great for picking up and putting down when I want. 319 more words


Making Progress a.k.a. the Kitchen Quilt

I have finished the last block in the kitchen quilt (thank you to Kristy from Quiet Play for the patterns).

Initially, I had laid out the blocks in neat columns and rows, surrounded by a white border.   238 more words