Friday, May 11, 2012

Profile: Victoria Furber of My Modular Heart

Your Name: Victoria Furber
Stall Name: My Modular Heart
What are you selling at Sew & Tell? New and vintage crochet items + other handmade goods

Q. What is your craft / creative outlet of choice?
A. I love crochet and photography. Crochet is my meditation and photography helps me to see beauty in the everyday.

Q. Who is your craft idol?
A. Definitely Tory Bauer and Gabe Cramb.

Q. Who taught you to craft?
A. My mother taught me to crochet when I was very young. Her mother, who was taught by her mother, taught her. I am a 4th generation crochet purist.

Q. Who or what inspires you to be creative?
A. Colours, patterns, words, other creatives

Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
A. Tough one! Is being content a talent?

Q. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A. I am not sure it exists. Happiness is like the horizon, you can spend your whole life trying to get there and when it looks like it is getting closer, your view changes.

Q. What is your greatest fear?
A. Snakes. I have horrible nightmares about being trapped in a pit of snakes.

Q. What is your current state of mind?
A. Cluttered with thoughts and ideas.

Q. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
A. Travel for sure. There are still so many places I want to go but I have ticked the ones I dreamed of visiting as a child.

Q. What is your most treasured possession?
A. My most treasured possession would be my passport. I would give up everything else I own to keep it and the chance to run away overseas whenever I want.

Q. Where is your ideal place to live?
A. Maybe Mexico – I would love to live in a little beachfront shack where I can swim, photograph and craft the days away.

Q. Favourite holiday destination?
A. Anywhere outside my everyday life.

Q. If money were no object, where would you take off to?
A. The moon – I have always been fascinated by the moon.

Q. Can you tell us about your best vintage find?
A. Every vintage crochet doily I have. I love them!

Q. What is your favourite thing to cook for your friends?
A. Mexican food is really social so I love to BBQ quesadillas or if it is brunch I love making baked eggs.

Q. What is your motto?
A. Fuck societies pressure to conform, I will not live a life of the norm’

1 comment:

  1. Wow, you are the coolest crocheter that ever lived! PS I love the booties. X