Louise Traficanti is an Irish trained textile designer with a degree in weaving. She has worked in the home furnishings industry for over 20 years and loves textiles and being creative. Pointy Needle is her creative outlet to share products that she makes all by hand at her home in Chicago. She is married with 2 children. Louise also loves flowers and can create centerpieces or bouquets for any occasion or sometimes no reason at all is the best time to give flowers.