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Since having my son, Lucien in 2008 and becoming a stay & work at home hausfrau, I have been revisiting the joys of sewing amid countless other hobbies. Living in Vermont with a very long cold season, and being on etsy with so many creative people has inspired to make warm items from repurposed sweaters. I love reusing things and each sweater seems to teach me about what it wants to become.

The items I make are both functional and practical as well as being cute, cosy and stylish. I started experimenting with overalls and balaclavas a few months after my son was born and they have become my "signature" items here.

I am inspired by cold climate northern cultures especially Scandinavia and love the illustrations of Jan Brett. I…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 9
  • Joined September 20, 2009

Favorite materials

wool, angora, cotton, felt

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About

Thanks for stopping by berchtasbelly1!!

Since having my son, Lucien in 2008 and becoming a stay & work at home hausfrau, I have been revisiting the joys of sewing amid countless other hobbies. Living in Vermont with a very long cold season, and being on etsy with so many creative people has inspired to make warm items from repurposed sweaters. I love reusing things and each sweater seems to teach me about what it wants to become.

The items I make are both functional and practical as well as being cute, cosy and stylish. I started experimenting with overalls and balaclavas a few months after my son was born and they have become my "signature" items here.

I am inspired by cold climate northern cultures especially Scandinavia and love the illustrations of Jan Brett. I love fables and fairy tales and enjoy putting a bit of enchantment and magic into what I make.

My clothing has recently made an appearance in the amazing photos of Liz Heasley: www.taleswofwhiimsy.org!

And I am thrilled to announce that a collection of my items will be featured at Seattle's SasquatchStudios: http://www.sasquatchstudios.net !!!

You can "like" me on my facebook page where you are likely to see items that will be going up here before they actually do.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Berchtasbelly1/154208447945033

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