Tell us a little bit about yourself, where did your passion for sewing come from?
I grew up in Slovakia, with mum, and I was always full of beans and quite a handful so mum decided to occupy my body and mind. She taught me lot of crafts since very young age. I had my first toy sewing machine at the age of 7 and was sewing clothes for dolls by hand and on this little machine (I didn’t really like dolls otherwise, preferred lego and puzzle). I made my first skirt when I was about 10 and I remember being told off for sewing white fabric with dark thread…but I wanted to surprise mum while she was out by quickly making it by myself and didn’t have a clue how to re-thread the machine. Well, she made me unpick it all and start again…I can tell you I hated sewing at that point.
When did you take the step to make your passion your business? What do you enjoy the most about running it?
I have set up ‘sewansome’ after I have lost a job when living in Cornwall. I decided to create my own work as I got fed up with looking for an employment and never find nothing challenging enough and stable.… Read More...