Kathy Cano-Murillo

Crafty Chica, LLC
Author and artist, Kathy Cano-Murillo is a native Phoenician and the founder of the award-winning web site, CraftyChica.com. She has been making, selling, and teaching her "Chicano Pop Art" crafts since 1990. Her handmade pieces have been carried by Target, Bloomingdales, Hallmark, as well as hundreds of indie boutiques across the country. She has her own craft product line, has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today and on Lifetime TV, HGTV and DIY Network. A former newspaper craft columnist for the The Arizona Republic, Kathy has authored seven craft books including Crafty Chica's Guide to Artful Sewing (Potter Craft), and the novels Waking Up in the Land of Glitter and Miss Scarlet’s School of Patternless Sewing (Grand Central Publishing). She is currently writing her third novel and designing a new giftware line. She lives with her husband, two kids and five Chihuahuas.