Material World: meet the eco craft experts

There are over 120 experts featured in my book, Material World. Here are the people quoted in the feature about eco craft …

Who? Kelly Rand

Why? Kelly is co-founder of Hello Craft a non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. She is former editor of Crafting a Green World and still writes for the site, among many others.

Where can I see more? See all of her posts at, visit her website or find out more about Hello Craft.

Who? Ellie Langley

Why? This felt artist runs craft classes at Slack House Farm, the greenest B&B in the UK (yes, there ARE compost toilets). She owns and runs the B&B with her husband and makes items such as bags and coffins from natural fibres.

Where can I see more? Reserve a room at Slack House Farm or take a look at her craft website, Fleece With Altitude.

Who? Ruth Singer

Why? Textile artist Ruth writes book, teaches workshops and creates exhibitions, and specialises in using sustainable and recycled materials. She was selected by the Crafts Council as one of the best new makers of the year at Origin 2006.

Where can I see more? Buy one of her books, Sew it Up and Sew Eco, visit one of her forthcoming exhibitions or take one of her classes in Leicester.


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