Sharon Mann's designs have been published in several knitting and crochet books, Bead Unique magazine and Clotilde's Sewing Savvy. Sharon has a B.A. degree in Art from California State University, Northridge. She lives in Las Vegas, NV.Sharon Mann's passion is designing creative crochet projects. She has been published in books, magazine, and on the Internet. Other artistic endeavors include knitting, embellishment beading, needle felting, and fiber-art design. Check out her work and interests on her Web site:www.sharonmanndesigns.com.Phyllis Sandford is a freelance designer and author. She has had a number of magazine articles and books published and has also created project sheets for manufacturers of craft materials. Her other interests include knitting, needle felting, felting, and decorative painting.Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy,andBelle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at freeform crochet and knitting. She is the author of many booksand currentlyresides in Pawling, NY. Visit her online at www.margarethubertoriginals.comand margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com.
Margaret Hubert is the author of more than 20 crochet and knitting books, including Plus Size Crochet, Knits for Men, Knit or CrochetHave It Your Way, The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, The Granny Square Book, Lacework for Adventurous Crocheters, and Runway Crochet. She has enjoyed a lifelong career designing both crochet and knit patterns for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers.
Hubert also teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings, and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. A world traveler, Hubert pays close attention to the fashions in Europe and spots trends as they hit New York. In 2012, in fitting tribute to Hubert's lifelong work as a needle art designer, the Crochet Guild of America inducted her into their Jean Leinhauser Crochet Hall of Fame. Her websites include: margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com