She so very kindly told me about this site:
and also to google BEAD CROCHET on Youtube and I found this incredibly helpful - even if it is all in USA terminology- video!
Her Aunt was showing more basket making:
And then with just about an hour to go before I was to meet Miss E I ventured into first the products and materials market place and then the artists marketplace:
The inside is royal blue felt, hand made and totally unique this is a one off by the talented: FELT AMSTERDAM and yes the artist was Dutch and we had a lovely chat.
This is her.
There are even more BEAUTIFUL photos of her work here:
I hope to be back next year.