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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Interview with Flutterbies!

Another lovely Folksy seller has offered to interview people for her blog, so again, I just couldn't resist the temptation to have a nose into someone else's life by returning the favour!

This time it's Katherine from Flutterbies who makes gorgeous jewellery...

1)First things first, please tell me about yourself.
By day I work in a chemical laboratory, by night I make jewellery :)

2) How long have you been making jewellery for and have you ever tried any other crafts?
I've been making jewellery for about six years now (can't believe it's that long!). Before I started making jewellery I tried every craft under the sun - knitting to pyrography to silk painting, you name it I've probably got a kit for it stashed in a cupboard somewhere! I just love anything creative, making something that didn't exist before.

3) What crafty thing would you like to try next?
I've been looking into resin and making resin jewellery, but I'm not sure I've got the time to invest in it at the moment.

4) Something all creative people like to know – where do you get your inspiration from?
Anywhere and everywhere, I'm always looking at what jewellery people are wearing to try and get an idea what's popular at the moment. I also get a lot of inspiration from the beads themselves, just playing with the colours and letting the jewellery grow.

5) Apart from crafting, what else do you do in your spare time?
Sport! I love to be active; I play netball for a local team and love to go climbing, I'm also doing a couple of sponsored events this year, including a swimathon in April and the race for life in July.
6) On to non-crafty things... Where is your favourite place in the world and where would you love to visit?
I love mountains :) Switzerland was my absolute favourite holiday. I would love to go to Peru and walk the Inca Trail :)
7) What’s your favourite season and why?
Autumn, and not just because my birthday is then! I love the colours of the trees as they change, and the chance to dig out all your wooly jumpers again!

8) Is there anything that you’re secretly expert at?
Erm.... that would be telling ;)

9) If you could live a day in someone else’s shoes, who would it be and why?
I'm not sure... but I think it would be someone really famous just so I could see what it was like.

10) One of my favourite things... food. What do you love? What do you hate?
I love my vegetables, any kind (including sprouts!), and think they should be a compulsory part of every meal! I really really don't like mashed potato...

Thanks Katherine for an insight into your life and jewellery-making!

1 comment:

  1. I blogged about one of Katherine's pieces too this week - http://jewellerymydesign.blogspot.com/


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