Natasha Lehrer, age 21, of Aurora, Illinois, uses a needle to stiffen and intertwine the fibers in a process known as felting to make a flower that will become a pin. She founded Esther's Place Fiber Arts Studio when she was 19-years-old with the help of her parents. - Illinois Farm Bureau Partners Natasha Lehrer, age 21, of Aurora, Illinois, uses a needle to stiffen and intertwine the fibers in a process known as felting to make a flower that will become a pin. She founded Esther's Place Fiber Arts Studio when she was 19-years-old with the help of her parents. - Illinois Farm Bureau Partners

Natasha Lehrer, age 21, of Aurora, Illinois, uses a needle to stiffen and intertwine the fibers in a process known as felting to make a flower that will become a pin. She founded Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio when she was 19-years-old with the help of her parents.

Natasha Lehrer, age 21, of Aurora, Illinois, uses a needle to stiffen and intertwine the fibers in a process known as felting to make a flower that will become a pin.  She founded Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio when she was 19-years-old with the help of her parents.