Eva Somer Belle's Profile
I grew up in a small town close to Copenhagen in Denmark. My Mother was always knitting and unravelling sweaters when I was a kid, and my Grandmother made cute dolls clothes with matching outfits for me. They both taught me basic skills in crochet and knitting, which became the base for my creativity today.
I came to the US in 1992 as a new bride. Knitting and sewing helped me during the transition in my new country. I studied ceramics and sculpture at Georgia State University. My studies very much influenced my fiber arts later. I never saw fiber art as a way to earn money, but I experimented and put my first felted ponchos and scarves up for sale in 2003. It was an instant hit.
I stay home with my two kids. Much of my production takes place at the playground, or outside in my garden. Nature throws its inspiration at me everywhere we go. I love indiginous people's art, especially…
- Born on May 20
- Joined September 24, 2011