Miss Daisy Patterns

I am a craft practitioner, writer and facilitator living on the west coast of Ireland. My work covers the disciplines of pattern drafting and design using textiles, felt, hand & machine embroidery, crochet and graphic design. I originally trained as an Interior Designer, and specialised in holistic design and colour therapy before setting up my first craft and design based business, Missy Bonkers in 2009. Using the disciplines of upcycling and dressmaking to re-use and recycle reclaimed textiles. Missy Bonkers’ label featured refashioned garments, accessories and handbags for retail, alongside developing educational packages focused on Craft, Recycling and Enterprise at a community level. I am a register member of the Crafts Council of Ireland and I am also an active member of the Crafts Council's Education Panel under the banner of CRAFTed. I am also a member of Made in Galway.