Name: June and Graham Cooper
Business Name: Heartfelt
Where are you from?: Fairlie
What do you sell at the market?: Handfelted clothes and accessories: hats, slippers, shawls and scarves, baby shoes and sundry other felted products .
Where have you come from? Christchurch Arts Centre Market (pre the earthquakes)
Why did you choose to work in the medium you do?: Woolaholic. Felt is wonderful for making both 2D & 3D items.
What do you love about the market?: Direct selling to the customers and getting their feedback. The vibrancy of the Queenstown Market.
Who is your biggest inspiration?: Jori Johnson for her approach to
What's the one thing you can't live without?: Felted slippers!
What has been your biggest adventure?: Leading a reasonably
self-sufficient lifestyle on our 10 acre smallholding.