Mou Saha's Profile
Hi, I’m Mou!
Growing up in Calcutta, India, I used to glue cuttings from old magazines, calendars, etc. together with my mom. Neither of us knew it was called ‘collage’. Mom had a hand-bound sketchbook that she had been filling with drawings, embroidery patterns, design ideas since her teen years. The evenings that we spent pasting things with our homemade glue, she told me stories of how she learned to stitch and knit from my grandma. My other grandma, mom to seven including my dad, was also a crafty homemaker. When I went to grad school to study Clinical Psychology, I had no inkling that I’ll venture my crafty hobbies of drawing, painting, cross-stitching, gluing things together, etc. into entrepreneurship someday.
I had just applied for my PhD when I was married to a stranger through a wedding arranged by our families. A week later I was in the U.S. and my first shopping spree was to a craft…
- Joined January 13, 2010