”When I design, I make it all from scratch. Right from textile designs and pattern building to the final design. I sew and design every single collection sample myself.
Sometimes I even hand-draw drawings that end up turning into textiles. I am a true craftsperson and do not use modern 3d technology or any other software for designing on computer
-No, everything is created with my hands. You can call me old-school, but this is me and how I love to do it and personalize my designs.”
So, what made her take the big step, as it is for many, to dare to jump out as her own boss lady?
”It was several small initiatives that led me in the direction – to become independent.
I certainly did not have a great master plan with budgets and big visions.
I’m a cautious kind of type and somehow I took the plunge,
began to sew clothes for others, made repairs and after a little while I rented a shelf in a shop for upcoming designers.
I sold some of my dresses in the shop. Two different shop owners each saw the dresses at a wedding and contacted me. So I made a small collection, with which I went on a sales round…and from there it went fast…and the rest is history.”