Ewa Bartnicka-Machnik lives in France but she was born in Poland. She is a very happy mother of three children, PhD organic chemist and a beader with many beading ideas. Ewa started making jewelry as a hobby and it became her real passion. Her favorite technique is a bead embroidery but she loves using different techniques in her projects. Ewa uses mixed media and new methods in her designs. She participated in BOTB in 2014 and 2015.