Momtaz Begum-Hossain

The Handmade Festival Online Host

An Award-Winning Journalist, TV Presenter, and Podcaster, Momtaz is the Author of two crafts books and was previously Editor of leading crafts magazine Popular Crafts. She’s the Founder of The Make Escape Craft Night which has led her to running crafts workshops across the UK at venues such as the Southbank Centre and for English Heritage. Her blog charts her creative adventures.

As a Colour & Crafts Expert, Momtaz has written for publications including Mollie Makes, Project Calm, and the BBC and has worked on projects with brands like Sunbites, Timberland, and Dunelm, as well as galleries including Tate Modern and The Wallace Collection.  

Momtaz has previously appeared as a Crafts Expert at The Handmade Fair at Hampton Court and Bowood House. She is on a mission to inspire others to welcome more colour into their lives and to make crafts more accessible for all. 

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