Gwen Blakeley Kinsler

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General Information

Name: Gwen Blakeley Kinsler

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction




Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Kinsler is currently residing in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gwen Blakeley Kinsler is the founder and past president of the Crochet Guild of America. She is the owner of Fiber Impressions and has always pursued unique and extraordinary crochet designs. A Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras in 1971, she learned to crochet form co-workers.

Ms. Kinsler has lived in various cities in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Florida, Mexico and is currently residing in Illinois.

Published Works

  • Magical Misers' Purses - Crochet Patterns with Victorian Inspiration, The DMC Corporation, 1999 - written with B. J. Licko-Keel
  • Crocheting, Kids Can Press, 2003 - written with Jackie Young
  • The Jumbo Book of Needlecrafts, Kids Can Press, 2005 - written with Jackie Young, Judy Ann Sadler and Biz Storms
  • Annie's Attic Sensational Shawls & Scarves, Annie's Attic, 2006 - written with Kenna Prior, Brenda Stratton, Gayle Bunn, Ferosa Harold, Diane Poellot and Carolyn Christmas
  • The Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works from 20 Contemporary Artists , AuthorHouse, 2013

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Magical Misers' Purses - Crochet Patterns with Victorian Inspiration

ISBN: 0967267404
Release Date: 1999

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Crocheting (Kids Can Do It)

ISBN: 1553371771
Release Date: 2003-02-01

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The Jumbo Book of Needlecrafts (Jumbo Books)

ISBN: 1553377931
Release Date: 2005-02-01

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Annie's Attic Sensational Shawls & Scarves (876527)

ISBN: 1596350997
Release Date: 2006

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Gwen Blakeley Kinsler on WorldCat

Gwen Blakeley Kinsler on Amazon


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