Which crafters/artists/designers do you most admire? The crafters that I admire the most are those that come up with their own ideas, or put their own spin on a traditional pattern.
It does get a bit boring when you see the same thing time and time again.
Here she talks about her passion for sewing with felt, why she wasn’t so good at sewing in her school days and why you need to have a supportive other half if you want to become a serious craft seller. My name is Natalie Ward and by day I work in the competitive world of commercial banking, however of an evening I morph into my alter ego of Natsy Batsy where all I need is a sewing machine, fabric and my imagination. My Nan was for ever knitting so there was always wool available for pompoms and my mum used to make all our curtains and cushions. They are always coming up with ideas for me, some of them quite impossible. E (Crafts in Ashford, Kent, England) Facebook page as a forum for local crafters and lovers of handmade goods. I have always liked making things – in the summer my mum used to take us apple picking and I used to spend the days making “dolls” out of apples, twigs and leaves.I lost confidence in my sewing at secondary school – I recently found a school report from when I was 14 which said “Needlework – needs to work a lot quicker and a lot neater,” and other than the odd, small project, I only really started sewing again in April 2012. A lot of my friends have young children, and I love making them creations that are personal to them.We'll use the same guidelines and standards for all user-generated content, and for the property responses to that content.We'll allow the contributions to speak for themselves, and we won’t be the judge of reality.Reviews Vision We believe review contributions and property responses will highlight a wide range of opinions and experiences, which is critical in helping guests make informed decisions about where to stay.