I am a Finnish textile designer and a teacher. I live in Finland, but I have a summerhouse in Bulgaria, where I spend a lot of time because of the sunny weather compared to Finland.
I have done handcraft ever since I was a teenager. There has bees many different periods, I have worked with various materials, but during the years my affection was always the same; working with hands is a meaningful process, which not only gives a lots of positive energy but also harmonizes the entire person. To see, how something,which you only had in your mind gets it´s existence by your own hands, is very touching.
I grew up in farmer family. My parents never had much money, so the only way to get something trendy" to wear, was to do it yourself. I remember, how I at the age of fourteen made a new sweater out of a homeknitted pullover by cutting off the...
- Born on December 14
- Joined January 2, 2009