It is always great to find out more about your favourite artists. What they think about when coming up with designs. Their motivations. Helpful hints and tips. Watch these interviews for a special insight into the artist and their work.
Jane Czaja loves to crochet. In this interview with Valerie Nesbitt we see and learn about the variety of projects she is involved with.
Jane takes us from her very first piece through to some current projects including:
Valerie chats to Fiona Goble who specialises in knitted toys and accessories. She describes the use of eyelash yarns to make knitted pets. These are straightforward patterns for beginner knitters.
Fiona developed knitted Japanese Amigurumi Pets for people who don’t crochet. These are further exp...
Interview with Gillian Harris at the Fluff-a-Torium
Valerie gets to learn all about the wet felt courses that Gillian runs at her shop in Dorking.
You can learn how to make wet felt pictures, which are great for beginners, even if you can’t draw, Valerie thinks they are perfect to her!
There are beginners courses in making felt bags and t-cosies, ...
Valerie catches up with Rosee Woodland in the studio and learns about knitting socks with fancy yarns. A little bit of magic really as the yarn does all the work for the perfect pattern design. And then about Rosee's particular passion for including Scandi designs into her knitwear.
Taught to knit at the age of five, Sarah has always had a love of textiles. She had a passion for dressing up as a child. As a teenager she showed a flare for customising her own clothes. Sarah was always up to the minute with fashion in her own dress sense. Immediately after graduating, Sarah wa...