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Sheri Berger vowed that cross stitch would be the hobby that she kept just for herself.
After turning her scrapbooking hobby into a business, then launching the online yarn store The Loopy Ewe in 2006, she was just looking for a way to relax in the evenings, renew her creativity, and enjoy the sheer pleasure of passing needle and thread through cloth. The Colorado Cross Stitcher was her craft escape.
But the more she became absorbed in cross stitch, the more Sheri wanted to participate in the growth of this tradition. She posted a video to YouTube, and before she knew it, she had launched a new business and a community.
In this episode, Sheri talks about how cross stitching has changed, why it's drawing so many new stitchers now, what it's like to pass The Loopy Ewe to a new owner, and her new hopes for the needlework industry.
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- ColoradoCrossStitcher's online shop is open at all hours, or you can stop by in person at the back of the Loopy Ewe shop in Fort Collins, Colorado.
- Sheri shares her latest projects and new finds at her Flosstube channel.
- You can see Sheri's projects up close and personal @ColoradoCrossStitcher on Instagram.