Meet our amazing makers of 2017

The Felt team would like to say a huge thank you to all the wonderful makers we’ve met through our Meet the maker blog series in 2017 – you’re truly inspiring! We’re looking forward to getting to know more amazing Kiwi makers in 2018. 🙂

Papa Stu, mastermind and maker of Timber and Twine Handmade Toys for imaginative play
Adele Stewart, talented crafter of tiny, delicate silver and enamel floral jewellery
Artistic team Chris George and Kaye Blaker of The Caretaker, innovative and eco-friendly workers in harakeke
Darren Scott, crafter of fine contemporary wooden furniture with soul
Pink Basket‘s Valentina Karpenko and her super-cute cuddly creatures
Daniella Jordan and her stunning eco-printed textiles
Shanon Povey of MaoriArt, skilled artist, carver and resin-caster

Angela Hume, linen designer and seamstress for Pale Grey Skies
David Gillard of WoodgrainNZ, passionate woodturner
Sustainable, ethical skincare from L’oil‘s Kelly Dorgan
Tedge of Whimsy Wood & Wool and her passion for creating with natural materials
Joanna of Small & Loud, and her gorgeous animal masks for our small and loud people!
Debbie of Wiredlove, worker of silver jewellery that is truly wearable art

Full-time artist Liz Abbott and her beautiful paint and woodblock native bird art
Pippa of Makerie Ceramics, living her dream of working with clay everyday
Writer and artist Zee Southcombe, caretaker of the imagination
Nigel Greene of Greeen Customs and his stunning turned jewellery creations
Carly of Fair & Square – natural soaps using traditional cold process techniques
Hana Yoshida of Saisei and her beautiful creations from vintage kimono fabric

Simon and Kate Peterson of Peterson Woodcraft – hand crafted wooden traditional toys
Tara, Jo and Amy, and the eco-friendly, plastic-ditching, Honeywrap
The handcrafted leather sandals of Max Jones of Honey Bird Leathercraft
The beautiful, ethical and sometimes surprising jewellery of Sophie Divett

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