Get To Know Ciara LeRoy

    "Sometimes my imagination is silly, fun, and smile-inducing. Sometimes my imagination is filled with visions of a more just and equitable society. Regardless of where my imagination takes my work any given day, I’m looking forward to sharing it with you."

    We got the chance to get to know Ciara. Below are some questions that she so kindly answered for DMC. For more on Ciara follow @prettystrangedesign on Instagram.

    1. How would you describe your style in three words?
      Chromatic, joyful, thoughtful.

    2. How long have you been stitching for?
      A little over three years.

    3. What are your embroidery essentials?
      Snacks, a great podcast, comfy chairs, embroidery floss in every color, fabric scraps, and Magic Paper.

    4. What inspires you?
      Museums, songs, overheard conversations, my journals, television, books, color theory, walks around town.

    5. What’s your favorite stitch?

    6. What’s your favorite piece of work? 
      In 2020, I embroidered a piece for Facebook centered around supporting Black-owned businesses. I love creating pieces that are fun and visually striking, but also socially conscious and thoughtful.

    7. How did you learn how to stitch? 
      One of my best friends, Felice (@lovepeacefelice), taught me!