You’ve come to this page to learn more about me and my work at Kittyloaf Designs, or at least I hope that’s why you’re here! I started doing beadwork as a teenager after remembering a brief flirtation with a beading loom as a child. For a while I was trying everything – peyote stitching over small objects, clumsy brick stitch designs, and I even tried my hands at French beaded flowers which led me to the knowledge that working with wire is not for me.  Then I wanted to learn to sew. I was better at beading, but I didn’t know anything about sewing. I took a class to better learn the basics and have been learning all the time since. I sew most of my new clothes, plus make awesome accessories. I recently bought a serger as well and I love it! Later on I started working with polymer clay and resin and I occasionally do a little cross stitch as well.  I also learned to knit and crochet and I cannot get enough of crochet! In the first few months of crocheting, I did 3 blankets, two of which were queen sized! Besides all of my crafting, IRead the rest…

This is the story of Lucky, who inspired the Kittyloaf name. He was only with me for a little less then three years, but I remember him very fondly and always will. He brought a sense of humor into life everywhere he went, and made everyone who watched him laugh. He was never the brightest cat in the world, but he was my favorite. This page was taken from another of my websites, so some of the information is out of date, but his story remains the same. Please spay and neuter your pets. Their welfare, and the welfare of any resulting offspring is your responsibility. Lucky met his end the last week of October 2007- just a month from his 3rd birthday. He escaped from the house (he never did like being a house cat) and became tangled in the same materials he did as a kitten. This time, no one found him in time to rescue him. After several years of struggling, my Mom has finally gotten control over the cat population, and all members are spayed and neutered, thanks to Angel Dogs Foundation. A few short days before Christmas, a sad & plaintive mewing was heard fromRead the rest…