Birgit and Kathrin Hofmann's Profile

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"Two sisters and a lot of competition for more than 20 years." That would be the short story of our work.

Born and raised in a small town in the former GDR, we spent the biggest part of our life in our parents' printshop surrounded by an endless supply of paper and lots of curious things, which just waited to be explored. Encouraged by our parents and always supported by our grandfather we dipped into crafts and turned into creative kids - often in competition, but also always each others source of inspiration.

After almost 20 years we left our cosy printshop nest and moved together to the lively city of Leipzig. Birgit found her passion in jewelry and currently focuses on sea glass jewelry. Kathrin used to jump between knitting and crocheting, but is now deeply in love with sewing. We both still love any kind of paper and are happy to work with…

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  • Joined March 27, 2010

Favorite materials

Fabrics, Yarn, Paper, Sea Glass

About

"Two sisters and a lot of competition for more than 20 years." That would be the short story of our work.

Born and raised in a small town in the former GDR, we spent the biggest part of our life in our parents' printshop surrounded by an endless supply of paper and lots of curious things, which just waited to be explored. Encouraged by our parents and always supported by our grandfather we dipped into crafts and turned into creative kids - often in competition, but also always each others source of inspiration.

After almost 20 years we left our cosy printshop nest and moved together to the lively city of Leipzig. Birgit found her passion in jewelry and currently focuses on sea glass jewelry. Kathrin used to jump between knitting and crocheting, but is now deeply in love with sewing. We both still love any kind of paper and are happy to work with it occasionally.

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"SmileMolecules" is the logical consequence of our work. We produce small ("molecules"), yet happy items, which are eye catching and smile causing.

Don't forget to visit the SmileMolecules Blog:

http://smilemolecules.blogspot.com/

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