Monday, September 1, 2008

Meet Margarida from the FDL Team

Margarida is the owner of the etsy store http://www.eikumpel.etsy.com/ learn a little bit more about her:


Who are you? (Any information you would like to include is great!) I’m Margarida, 29 years old, Portuguese living in England.What do you create? Handmade and original design crafts, such as brooches, bookmarks, puppets, plush dolls and others.How long have you been doing your craft? I learned a lot of crafty techniques when I was very young, because my grandmother was a professional sewer and taught me a lot! But I only started to craft on a regular basis around 2 years ago.
What is your inspiration? Life, music, colours, nature, museums, happiness, music… and so many others!

What do you like about creating? I like the creative process, to imagine a piece in my mind and then to put it on felt… it’s wonderful!What do you like about your business? I love to think that someone is using one of my creations… makes me happy!How did you find out about Etsy? I don’t really remember… sorry!Do you sell your products anywhere other than Etsy? Yes, in my website, http://www.eikumpel.com

What do you think sets you apart from other designers? My designs and my use of colour!What do you do when you’re not creating products for your shop? I’m an Environmental Toxicologist and I’m currently finishing my PhD.What are some other sites to find out more about you and what you love to create? (Blog, Flikr, MySpace, etc.) http://www.eikumpel.com/ ; http://www.flickr.com/photos/eikumpel/


What would you love to be doing in ten years? I would love to be a Science Communicator and still make and sell my beloved crafts!

2 comments:

Karma by Morgan said...

great feature nora!!!! I love margarida's work :)

ei! kumpel said...

Thank you Nora for this wonderful feature! :)

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