Wilma Simmons' Profile
Empress Wu Designs started off very humbly as a hobby. My name is Wilma and most of my life, I have been busy making things and working as a teacher. With my husband and children, I have lived in many places throughout NSW Australia, and with each new place, a new "craft" seemed to be added.
More recently, I have become slightly obsessed with dolls, beads and clay. Beading was just a way to relieve some stress in my previous working life as a high school principal, so how did Empress Wu Designs come into existence? My deputy principals lovingly referred to me at school as 'empress'.(I'll let you speculate how I got the nickname!) When I "retired", I merely replaced one career with another, as I could hardly be considered a "retiring" type and so "Empress Wu Designs" was born. I have particularly enjoyed the challenge of creating for someone else, and hoping that my creations…
- Born on July 26
- Joined March 20, 2008