Delores Chamblin is the owner and creator of AfriCreations. All crocheted items on this site are also Ms. Chamblin's own original handmade creations. Delores Chamblin is a self-taught professional designer who has been designing and crocheting for many years. Since the 1970's, her unique creations have been sold at many events and to gift shops. In the 1980's and 1990's some of her creative crochet patterns and designs were sold to Caron International yarn company and publishers (see below). Her crocheted tapestries, hats and other original creations were featured in a month long exhibit at Wyandanch Public Library, Long Island New York in 1991. Other creations have been displayed and sold at the gift shop of the African American Museum in Hempstead New York in the 90's and Polk Museum of Art (a Smithsonian Institution affiliate) gift shop in 2010 and in 2011. Today some of the unique pictorial tapestry crochet creations with Afrocentric and nature themes, original floral crochet and textile crocheted designs (such as the textured plaids & checkered stitches) are printed on a wide assortment of products at: AfriCreations Originals Real Crochet Imagery (online store via Zazzle) AfriCreatins Mailing Address: AfriCreations P.O. Box 1686 Lakeland, FL 33802-1686 Tel: (863) 648-2354 AfriCreations E Mail Addresses: General Info: About Order: Original Crocheted Tapestries, etc. by Delores Chamblin at Polk Museum of Art Gems & Jewels Artist Market 11/18/10 Delores Chamblin is a Member of Crochet Guild of America Delores Chamblin's ~*~ Published Works Bathroom Tissue Toppers To Crochet (Leisure Arts 1993) Holiday Baby Bibs To Crochet (Leisure Arts 1993) Original Crochet Wall Haning Designs in Family Circle Fashions & Crafts Magazine, 1986 Original Crochet Wall Haning Designs in Women's Circle Magazine (Autumn 1992 & Summer 1993) Delores Chamblin's original crochet pattern for the Plaid Tissue Topper is included in Vanna White's book: Vanna's Afghan and Crochet Favorites. AfriCreations is also listed in the book Crocheting For Fun & Profit by Darla Sims Delores Chamblin's & AfriCreations' Awards & Recognitions Best Online Accessories Rise To Power Achievement Award Winner (Real Sisters Rising Women Business Association) Influencers & Innovators of the Internet & Technology Other Relevant Achievements and Information AfriCreations Video and Audio Archives SLIDE SHOW: AfriCreations Originals Crochet by Delores chamblin Delores' Educational Crochet Works at West African Adinkra Symbols ** Black Women Host Innovative Internet Radio ** Programs That Educate Motivate Inspire & Inform Poem "As We Pledge Allegiance" by Delores Chamblin Published in Book: The Best Poems and Poets of 2004 POEMS by Delores Chamblin ~*~ and Poetry Award 100 Black Women of Long Island (Member 1993 - 1994)


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