Petal stitch brooch, by Beatrice Mayfield.

Beatrice Mayfield

Beatrice Mayfield has a strong knowledge of the Craft market both in the UK and internationally, gained from working for various organisations including the Crafts Council. She currently delivers the Professional Practice units at the Royal School of Needlework and mentors makers, supporting them to grow their businesses.

Describe your approach to teaching. 
My approach is theoretical, based on experience, but students are encouraged to use their own experiences to develop their understanding. 

What inspires your own work? 
The makers I work with inspire me, their stories and work are all different and so each has their own different way of developing their careers. 

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