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Piebird Design encompasses the fiberarts, fine art, design, teaching and creative projects of Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark.

About Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark:

I spend my days dyeing a spectrum of yarns, and my evenings thinking up new projects to play with all of those colors.  My background in fiberarts began as a young child in Connecticut, and grew into a pursuit of a B.F.A. in Fiberarts from the Savannah College of Art and Design (B.F.A. Fibers, 1999).  My original major was sequential art (comic book geek), but tactile fibers drew me back in.  I still draw pictures, though.

My freelance knitwear designs can be seen in Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, Fons & Porter’s Love of Knitting, Mason Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines, Lace Style, Knitty, as well as patterns for yarn companies such as Classic Elite, Kollage Yarns, and Polarknit.

I live in the land of kudzu, AKA Birmingham, Alabama, with my husband Chris, three dogs, two cats, and a herd of woolie dust buffalo (I’m a great cook, but an indifferent housekeeper).  In addition to my constant obsession with knitting and crochet; I also love photography, especially with film cameras, sewing, embroidery, drawing, bookbinding, cooking (and eating! Oh, the eating.), and bellydancing.

Find me on twitter (@kitchensinkdye), ravelry (thepiebird), and flickr (pie_bird).

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