I was born in the fall of 1957 in Kuopio, Finland, but I grew up in the “Pearl of the Baltic”, Kotka. Kotka is a small port city with beautiful archipelago. I moved from Finland to Stockholm in Sweden in 1976, where I have lived ever since.
My creative journey began early. My mother, Anna-Liisa taught me how to sew, knit and crochet. Due to this, an education in sewing/ dressmaking became quite a natural choice after I graduated from high school.
If I remember correctly, I made my first “advanced” work in the 70’s, which was my big brother’s black corduroy blazer with matching pants (I still have the pattern left ). Hmmmm … I have a strong feeling that I have developed somewhat since those days 😉 Much more has come to life through my trusted sewing machine over the years. Sometimes you succeed, sometimes you do not. It is what it is…that’s it!