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I am a Finnish textile designer and a teacher. I live in Finland, but I have a summerhouse in Bulgaria, where I spend a lot of time because of the sunny weather compared to Finland.

I have done handcraft ever since I was a teenager. There has bees many different periods, I have worked with various materials, but during the years my affection was always the same; working with hands is a meaningful process, which not only gives a lots of positive energy but also harmonizes the entire person. To see, how something,which you only had in your mind gets it´s existence by your own hands, is very touching.

I grew up in farmer family. My parents never had much money, so the only way to get something trendy" to wear, was to do it yourself. I remember, how I at the age of fourteen made a new sweater out of a homeknitted pullover by cutting off the…

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  • Born on December 14
  • Joined January 2, 2009

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wool, cotton, linen, paper, clay

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About

I am a Finnish textile designer and a teacher. I live in Finland, but I have a summerhouse in Bulgaria, where I spend a lot of time because of the sunny weather compared to Finland.

I have done handcraft ever since I was a teenager. There has bees many different periods, I have worked with various materials, but during the years my affection was always the same; working with hands is a meaningful process, which not only gives a lots of positive energy but also harmonizes the entire person. To see, how something,which you only had in your mind gets it´s existence by your own hands, is very touching.

I grew up in farmer family. My parents never had much money, so the only way to get something trendy" to wear, was to do it yourself. I remember, how I at the age of fourteen made a new sweater out of a homeknitted pullover by cutting off the collar and sewing a zip in front. I was so pround of my achievement. The pleasure I got made me an addict at once. It was the beginning! I have been a tuner ever since.

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