Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell likes using raw or discarded material and transforming it into something beautiful and useful. This ranges from painting/collage, sewing, making rag rugs, paper cutting to carving wooden spoons. Deborah originally trained in Fine Art and received a grant from the Crafts Council in 1987. She has exhibited work widely and has taught in schools, art schools and art residencies. She has written 30 project-based craft books on a range of subjects and wants to encourage and value 'handwork' and creativity.