Featured Crafter

Karley Tabac

Karley Tabac

Name: Karley Tabak

Age: 25

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Profession: ESL (English as a Second Language) Teacher

Craft(s) of Choice: Sewing!

Blog: http://shesewslovely.blogspot.com


I grew up in a small town outside of Toronto. It’s one of those places that completely lacks anything for a child or teenager to do. One of my first memories growing up is being baby-sat by my great-grandmother. She had all of these creative talents – she could draw, paint, knit… Over the course of my childhood (and many baby-sitting sessions), she taught me how to knit. When I was a bit older, my mother (who also had talent for the creative) taught me how to sew. We always had a sewing machine in the house and my mom was always working on different projects. She would have me help every time, and I learned how to do it all when it came to sewing. Eventually, I took over the sewing machine and would complete her projects completely independently. Now, when my mother needs a sewing project done, she calls me. And my great-grandmother is turning 90 this year. After a couple of strokes she can no longer use her hands the way she once did. I’m determined to use mine as much as I can for as long as I’m able.

Signed Copies of Craft Corps to Benefit Jason Orpe & ALS

May 14, 2010

Get a signed copy of my book, Craft Corps for a limited time on Etsy! All proceeds will go to benefit the Jason Orpe MojoFest and ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Awareness.

You can see my video here, which explains what MojoFest is and how your Craft Corps purchase will got to help my dear friend Jason, who’s battling ALS.

Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity!


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