My Nanna started me knitting at about 6. She had hundreds of balls of wool which would keep me occupied for hours, mixing and matching colours and textures. I'd feel so content sitting with with her on the couch, both of us knitting and chatting away with the radio on in the background . Mum had me making pyjamas and summer dresses in my teens but I only got better at sewing when I had to fix my own mistakes, rather than hand them over to her.
Mum had her own sewing business as I was growing up. Our house was always filled with rolls of material, patterns, pins and the sound of a humming machine. We used to spend a lot of time shopping for fabrics and supplies after school or on weekends. Ive just come back from 10 years living in Europe and sewing wtih my mother was one of the things I missed most and I love to have back in my life now. Starting up on Etsy and…
- Born on August 3
- Joined February 18, 2009