Monday, January 30, 2012
Let Me Introduce You To Valerie Of Yorkie's Primitives!
Yorkie's Primitives! She is one talented gal and I'm proud to be her team mate.
PAFA Etsy Team: Tell us your name and how you came up with your business name?
Valerie: My name is Valerie Richardson and my business is called Yorkie's Primitives. I named my business after my Grandmother, Yorkie was her nickname. My Grandmother was the one who inspired me to craft. She helped me make my first apron for 4-H and I was hooked on making items.
PAFA Etsy Team: How long have you been in business?
Valerie: I have crafted for 30+ years but have had my Etsy shop since Feb. 16, 2009.
PAFA Etsy Team: Who or what inspires you?
Valerie: I get my inspiration from all sorts of places. Looking at patterns gives me ideas. I also look through magazines and craft magazines. I also get ideas from craft stores.
PAFA Etsy Team: What is your creative style; primitive, country, folkart?
Valerie: Primitive and country.
PAFA Etsy Team: What medium do you use in creating your crafts?
Valerie: My main medium is fabric. But I also love embroidery and work in wood. I love to add my personal touch to my items and will use beads, rick rack, lace or multiple items to give the effect I want. I make dolls, make-do's, wood blocks, household items and anything that catches my eye LOL.
PAFA Etsy Team: Where can we find you on the internet?
Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you will be able to visit Valerie at her Etsy shop and her blog to see all of her wonderful creations. Have a great week everyone and talk again soon!