Meet Monica Stocker

Monica is a metalsmith who works in silver, gold, copper and brass. Known as Mō to her friends, Monica started making jewelry early on. “While I was in school, I was making necklaces out of hemp and I just became inspired from that,” she says. She was studying technical writing in college, but quickly realized that it wasn’t for her. She began studying metalsmithing and making jewelry ever since. At times in her life, metalsmithing has been her focus. At …

Heather Phifer of Elevated Scraps

Heather is a fiber artist located in Denver, CO. She specializes in home, wedding and nursery décor. In 2010, Heather found herself with an excess of fabric scraps. She had just sewn a quilt for her soon-to-be-born niece and she just didn’t want to waste the scraps. Those scraps became bird mobiles and fabric banners. “I started making more of those things and I took them to an event and I got such a great response,” she says. “And I …