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About Me

It's great running the Crafty Hen workshops, they are always full of fun, laughter and the excitement of friends getting together to celebrate the Hen and her approaching nuptials! I love encouraging them to have fun and experiment with new crafty skills, whilst creating something unique.

Favourite Things

I love doodling, design, knitting and stitching and crochet too, making and creating and all things crafty. I also love all furry beasts, green tea, climbing small Welsh mountains and swimming in the sea.

Area of Expertise

Textiles - I am a textile artist and illustrator, making a variety of illustration and textile art. I enjoy developing my illustrations into unique textile dolls and animals.

Favourite Session

Knicker Customisation

Area Covered

North East England, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham, Tyne and Wear, North Shields, South Shields, County Durham, Northumberland, Morpeth

Clare was excellent. Made us all feel incredibly comfortable, explained the steps well and helped my Mum when her arthritis affected her hands. Brilliant fun!
— Linzi, Flower Crowns, September 2017
This was so much fun! I did not know knicker design could be so wonderful! Clare was an excellent instructor. Really enjoyed today, thank you.
— Amie, Knicker Customisation, March 2014
Very laid back and relaxed approach to the workshop - put everyone at ease, even the non-sewers! Clare was very attentive and professional - excellent all round!
— Nicola, Knicker Customisation, June 2014