Sunday, January 13, 2013

Featured Shop of the Week: Simply Stitched by Sheri Anne

It is Sunday, and that means its time for a new featured shop! This week we're featuring Simply Stitched by Sheri Anne, a talented crocheter. All of her items are "hand made with extra love and care."

Sheri Anne started crocheting about 6 months ago when she retired(not by choice) due to Rheumatoid Arthritis. Sheri describes, "I found it to be a new passion of mine.  I was taught to crochet back when I was 10 by my father, put my needles away when I was 19, after the birth of my first daughter.  I then picked them back up and found that writing patterns was also a new passion.

I think the idea of having a granddaughter one day motivates and inspires me.  I love designing little dresses and sweaters. I keep creating because I love the idea of keeping my hands active and because I love the outcome of what a piece of string can accomplish."  

I asked Sheri to describe the challenges she faces as a small business owner, and she explained, "The most challenging thing about having my own business is getting my name out there. There is slot of creative and beautiful items out there.  Finding something unique is also a challenge. One day I will find my little niche."

Sheri likes the color pink, and the combo of pink & black. Her favorite way to relax is crocheting. " I find that it helps me to drown out the world and free my mind."

 Sheri would like her fans to know "that I can be really creative and can make almost anything.  i love to do custom orders because it gives me the chance to be creative through someone else and say WOW will you look at that!!"

You can find Sheri's beautiful work on her website, Facebook page, Craftsy pattern shop, and Etsy store. Sheri is giving one lucky fan the "Must Be A Lady" fingerless glove pattern. To win, enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. The only required entries are to like Simply Stitched by Sheri Anne & Violet's Buds Facebook pages. There are several optional entries to increase your chances of winning, including daily entries for sharing the giveaway, and for making a purchase. It is always nice to stop by the featured shop's page and say hi.
The giveaway starts on Sunday January 13th, and the winner will be chosen & announced at 8pm CST on Saturday, January 19th.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Want to have your business featured on Violet's Buds blog? Click here to fill out the application for Featured Shop of the Week. This is a free program aimed to give fellow businesses added exposure, and to introduce our fans to your products!

Fine Print: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Participants are providing information to Violet's Buds and not to Facebook. Your information will not be sold. Violet's Buds is not responsible for any computer or website malfunctions during the giveaway. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. You may not reside in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, or India according to Facebook rules. International players may enter but may be responsible for the shipping if they wish to redeem their prize. If you are not willing to pay shipping, do not enter. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items.


  1. I don't often leave comments Melanie, but wanted to thank you for ALL you do towards helping others build their own successful little businesses. And Sheri- ah- I just love your designs. Love and prayers to you both!

    1. Thank you so much Cara! You do a ton for other businesses as well. It's a lot of fun to help out other crafters & artists :-)
      I would love to feature your shop as well if you are interested!

  2. Another lovely business! I can't imagine crocheting with rheumatoid arthritis - what a challenge! The owl stocking is so cute!

  3. Thank you for your feature on my shop this week...Great job. You are an amazing person!

  4. Hi Melanie, Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!! I'm now your newest follower. You've got a great blog!

  5. I love that owl stocking! Thanks for sharing this talented lady. And thanks for visiting my blog (from the meet and greet). Now I'm following you too. :0)

    1. thank you for following & checking out our featured shop!

  6. following you back from the blog hop! these are super cute!

  7. I really like the dresses! I want to attempt a dress someday =)

  8. I love the Peaches and Cream Dress and the Bella Dress!


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