Crafting has become more than an activity to pass your leisure hours. For many women, crafting has become a lifestyle -- a means to an end for decorating their homes, creating their wardrobes and making gifts for friends and family. So what constitutes a hard-core crafter? Some come from an art and design background, while others simply have the goods and developed the know-how. Some have been catapulted into celebrity status for their expertise, while some operate quietly out of their home studios. Though their areas of craft aptitude vary, these ladies have one thing in common: They've hit it big in the blogosphere based on their supreme knowledge of all things crafty. Here are five hard-core crafters that you should know.