THE PEOPLE

THE HEROES OF
HANDMade

Meet our artisan members! Many members have been here since Handmade Studio Charitable Trust was founded in 1983, while some have joined us more recently.

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Our talented team

Meet our wonderful and talented Artisans at Handmade Studio.

Some of our Artisans (like Olwyn) have been with us at Handmade Studio since we started in 1983, while some have joined us more recently.

Roseanne Parrish

With Handmade Since
1995
Favourite Food
Sweet and sour pork
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Colouring, crosswords and playing music on my keyboard

Karen McClure

With Handmade Since
1991
Favourite Food
Chicken
Pets
Cat called Cindy
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Going on walks, visiting the library, talking with friends and spending time with my Mum

Sarah Kerr

With Handmade Since
2015
Favourite Food
Lamb shanks & Summer cherries
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Building Lego, riding my hand cycle, being a leader with the Sumner Girl Guides

Taleta Dick

With Handmade Since
2015
Favourite Food
Strawberries
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Make-up, dressing up, shopping with friends and being creative (especially crochet)

Margaret Shuker

With Handmade Since
1985
Favourite Food
All food
Pets
A cat called Geordie and two rabbits called Primrose & Buttercup
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Going to the movies, reading, running, swimming and pub quizzes

Joanne Darlow

With Handmade Since
Early 2000s
Favourite Food
Subway is my favourite but I do like KFC sometimes as a treat.
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Enjoy spending time with my mum. Craft projects, more recently I am enjoying Diamond Dots

Handmade Studio Artist

With Handmade Since
Favourite Food
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are

Fiona Berry

With Handmade Since
2016
Favourite Food
Cake and sweet treats.
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Art, I love to paint. Spending time with my good friend Erica and going out for a coffee at a café.

Karen Ashworth

With Handmade Since
2003
Favourite Food
Whittaker’s Dark Chocolate
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Shopping with friends, reading a good book and lots of walks

Harini Weeratunga

With Handmade Since
2016
Favourite Food
Pets
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Art, I love to paint

Olwyn Ferguson

With Handmade Since
1983
Favourite Food
Salmon & Chicken
Pets
A cat called Tigger
Outside of Handmade Studio my hobbies are
Playing computer games, watching TV and making cards for friends and family
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