Angie Johnson's Profile

About

Looking for the shop? Here's a link:
http://www.iheartnorwegianwood.etsy.com

My name is Angie Johnson, I've been sewing for as long as I can remember. I first learned my mad sewing skills first from my mom and then through a bachelors degree in Clothing and Textiles from the University of Manitoba. I also seem to have acquired some shocking pack rat skills from my grandma.

Prior to starting Norwegian Wood I worked in the mainstream fashion industry for 4 years as an assistant designer and 4 years as a head designer for various companies. I have now escaped and work on Norwegian Wood full time.

Many people ask me where the name Norwegian Wood comes from. Well, I'm part Norwegian (via my paternal grandpa) and I really love the Beatles song…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 29
  • Joined December 27, 2007

Favorite materials

vintage fabric and trims, silk, jersey, fringe, feathers, leather, the list never ends

Shop

iheartnorwegianwood
Handmade Bohemian Modern Pillows, Textiles...

About

Looking for the shop? Here's a link:
http://www.iheartnorwegianwood.etsy.com

My name is Angie Johnson, I've been sewing for as long as I can remember. I first learned my mad sewing skills first from my mom and then through a bachelors degree in Clothing and Textiles from the University of Manitoba. I also seem to have acquired some shocking pack rat skills from my grandma.

Prior to starting Norwegian Wood I worked in the mainstream fashion industry for 4 years as an assistant designer and 4 years as a head designer for various companies. I have now escaped and work on Norwegian Wood full time.

Many people ask me where the name Norwegian Wood comes from. Well, I'm part Norwegian (via my paternal grandpa) and I really love the Beatles song and Murakami book of the same name. Both the song and book are a bit dark, a bit mysterious, slightly nostalgic and very real.

Contact us via e-mail at: iheartwood [!at] gmail.com
http://www.norwegianwoodonline.com

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