I started Tootique as an outlet for my creations, which have been many and plenty over the years. As an Interior Designer I used many of my design and artistic skills to bring 'one-offs' into peoples homes. I like to think that I still do the same but with my own art. The Rocking Horses, Artisan Bears and Needle Felting all came into my life at the same time, combining my love of craft, restoration and nostalgia. They all involve fibre/fur and I love the limitless possibilites of this natural organic renewable resource. I initally learnt to make teddy bears so that I could mend vintage teddy bears and this then lead naturally to fibre rocking horses. I fell in love with creating artisan critters, so I now sculpt with fibre, make artisan bears as well as repair rocking horses.