Welcome to Jennifer Bennett Designs!

I started creating my own designs the summer of 2011 rightafter I moved from my home of Fairbanks, Alaska to Las Vegas, Nevada.

I've always loved doing arts and crafts but I never considered myself an artist until I started designing my own patterns. With the support of my boyfriend (an art teacher) I've grown a great deal as an artist over the last few years. Christmas of 2011 Scott bought me my first sewing machine, and by way of many frustrated calls to my mom, I have slowly been learning to use it. The summer of 2012 I signed up for my very first art class at the College of Southern Nevada and I loved it! I keep asking myself, after completing a B.A. and an M.Ed., why have I never taken an art course?

Also, I submitted a design of my own into a logo contest back home, and out of 62 entries I ended up in 2nd place! I love expressing myself creatively and I am constantly looking for more opportunities to do so.

I am so excited about the direction that my crochet work has been going. Over the last year I have been working on expanding my Etsy business and designing new patterns. I also had the opportunity to sell some of my items in boutiques in Florida! I am currently part of a local group of artists called Handmade in Vegas. Many of the artists sell at local markets and First Friday events.