Episode 22 : From Christmas Crochet to Amigurumi April with Hayley Shelton from Dotcraftstudio

Hayley with some of her animals

Hello again! Last episode we heard from Louise Armitage aka Gini’s Dorset Buttons, and how a friendship blossomed between her and Hayley Shelton from Dotcraftstudio while they were competing in Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas last year. Well it didn’t seem right to only hear from one half of that crafty partnership, so in this episode I share the chat I had with Hayley all about her craft and her amazing end to 2020.

We know Hayley for bringing amigurumi to a national television audience in December last year as she created a beautiful reindeer head using the amigurumi crochet technique. However, she is also an accomplished illustrator and won a tv competition for her Christmas card design last year as well and her work has been shared online by the influencer Mrs Hinch.

I caught up with Hayley a few weeks ago to hear about her big tv experience, how she first got into crafting and her exciting plans for this month. You can hear her episode here or here.

You can find Hayley on Instagram at @dotcraftstudio
The music featured in this episode is Make You Smile by RGMusic from Melody Loops.

Making Stitches Podcast is presented, recorded and edited by Lindsay from Postcard from Gibraltar.

2 thoughts on “Episode 22 : From Christmas Crochet to Amigurumi April with Hayley Shelton from Dotcraftstudio

  1. I have really enjoyed listening to the podcasts.I don’t if you need any other crafter’s but my daughter of Charlotte is a dressmaker ,volgger,blogger, she organisers Sew Brum for the last 7 years and a sewing weekend in Cambridge .This year they went online and raised 23,000 pounds for charity.She has just set up her own pattern company Charlotteemmapatterns.She also has a full time job as a project manager at Birmingham obviously I am a very proud mom and just thought your listeners might be interested.

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