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This week’s interview and giveaway is coming from Natalie who keeps shop at Woolhalla. Let’s get to Natalie a little better.
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I am a WAHM who likes to design & makes wool felt toys & waldorf-style dolls. I also run a supplies company so my craft stash never runs dry! My three children (plus 2 dogs & 1 cat) keep me quite busy, but I often find a little time to enjoy the outdoors or referee roller derby games.
What inspires your creations?
My children and all the other children out there inspire me to create natural material play options.
What are your favorite materials to use?
Silk, wool and cotton are my top 3.
[ya, I better think about that!]
How did you get started in your craft?
When I lived in Holland about 15 years ago, I was introduced to doll making and handwork and took some classes there~ it was love at first sight :o)
What thoughts do you have for parents on the importance of natural toys for creative play?
I think children naturally gravitate to the warmth of natural toys and when they have more open-ended toys they engage their imagination more. A great example is playsilks, they seem to be used for decorating, dressing up, carrying dolls, and even tying small bikes together!
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Visit Woolhallaand leave us a comment letting us know what your favorite item in her shop is.
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We will choose a winner randomly on December 20th, 2011. Please, make sure we have a way to contact you!
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The winner is comment #6, Andrea!
Julie Hunter is a wife and mama, raising 3 spirited girls, two babydoll sheep, angora rabbits and a gaggle of chickens and ducks in the North Carolina Foothills. She spends her days at home, crafting with her children, homeschooling, taking long gathering walks in the woods and knitting Waldorf-inspired toys. You can find her blogging and keeping shop at This Cosy Life.