Susan Myers is a needlework designer, known for her unique 3-dimentional counted cross-stitch patterns, many of which include her own polymer clay embellishments; as well as the beautiful, vintage-inspired Victorian Shoe Etuis that she offers. Ever enjoying the creative process, she’s felt the calling to evolve in her art exploration. Working with a variety of mediums and techniques, Susan continues her creative journey passion of fiber arts, applying her experience and skill in needlework and design to mixed media art. She feels both honored and excited to once again be given this opportunity to share what she loves as an instructor here at Artful Gathering.
Her work has appeared in Haute Handbags Autumn 2013, and also in Just Cross Stitch magazine including featured designs in JCS Nov/Dec 2010 and the 2013 JCS Halloween Collector’s Issue as well as the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 JCS Christmas Ornament Issues. Her clever use of clay gained her TNNA’s (The National Needlework Assoc.) 2012 Business Innovation Award. Before this she spent many years competing in the Oklahoma SugarArt Show where her breathtaking sugar flowers earned her invitations to write how-to articles on her creative techniques for American Cake Decorating magazine; as well as requests to teach locally and take part in demonstrations at various events including ICES (International Cake Exploration Society) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, The Oklahoma SugarArt Show’s “Fun with Sugar” and BRIDES Magazine’s CAKEWALK. She was one of 60 sugar artists chosen by BRIDES to have a tiered cake displayed at Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Terminal, NYC as part of CAKEWALK 2005. This cake later appeared in a special Receptions issue of BRIDES.
Join Susan at Artful Gathering 2015 as she leads you on your way to making something spectacular!