All posts filed under: Industrious Women

A New Way of Weaving

I’ve just returned from Arizona and am happy to announce Lift is complete and has been installed in Scottsdale! Thanks to you, the Scottsdale Public Art Program, and many friends who lent a hand at the end, we did it! I’d hoped to coordinate a […]

Westermens Women in Welding Series Interview

I was approached by Westermen’s- an international welding supply company- to do an interview for their Women in Welding Series. After reading the interviews of other women metalworkers I was totally inspired and agreed to participate! You can read my story here. This company is […]

What I Learned from Crowdfunding

Have you heard the amazing news!!?? Last week my Kickstarter for Lift was successful!! Thank you everyone for your help. It was a wild ride and I’m so grateful for all the support I received. Now I’m looking forward to hitting the shop and creating […]

Cloud Chandeliers and Expanded Steel Pendants

Cloud Chandeliers and Expanded Steel Pendants

A few months ago my sister, Karen Tharp, and I decided to combine our crafty powers and make some seriously gorgeous lighting fixtures for a pizza restaurant in Naples, FL. You may remember our Tumblr page TharpTwinsForTheWin where we posted process photos of the entire […]

It’s Worth Talking About

It’s Worth Talking About

I’ve been confronted with tons of situations over the years that have reminded me it’s weird to a lot of people that I am a woman and a metalworker.  I have lots of tough lady friends who have also been treated unfairly because they are […]