Meet Ann Tudor
Ann Tudor is a lampwork glass artist, surface pattern designer, and avid knitter. She makes tiny creations of glass for knitters and crocheters in the form of stitch markers and progress keepers. Ann also creates notion pouches to hold her markers and all your tools. She has been a maker her entire life but knitting has been a constant thread for over 30 years.
After teaching many friends and family members how to knit, she is excited to share her wealth of experience in an online course for beginners: Craft Your Knitting.
Learn more about Ann and enjoy the conversation we had on Heart & Hands of a Maker.
In this episode, Ann shares her experiences with various crafts and how she transitioned from making jewelry to creating lampwork glass beads. She discusses the challenges of working with glass and the importance of embracing the process of creating. Ann also offers advice on overcoming the fear of failure and valuing your work. She highlights the significance of finding support and networking with like-minded individuals. Finally, Ann shares her upcoming course on knitting and her passion for helping others learn and create.
- Embrace the process of creating and enjoy the journey.
- Don’t be afraid to fail and learn from your mistakes.
- Value your work and don’t undervalue yourself.
- Find support and network with like-minded individuals.
- Take the time to educate yourself and improve your skills.
Introduction and Overview
Ann Tudor’s Creative Journey
Getting Started with Lampwork Glass Beads
Overcoming the Fear of Failure
Embracing the Process of Creating
Transitioning from Hobby to Business
Finding Support and Networking
Navigating Changes and Evolving in Business
The Therapeutic Nature of Making
Upcoming Course on Knitting
Pricing and Valuing Your Work
Finding Support and Education
Ann’s Mini Course and Future Projects