The Netherlands

I started out sewing buttons onto scrap pieces of fabric while my grandma was working on her sewing machine. She had (still has) a huge metal tin filled with buttons she'd collected over the years from clothing and leftovers from projects. I learned to work a sewing machine in junior high during home economics; I was done with my project so fast I was allowed to make a second while my classmates struggled through their first. My high school ... Read Full Bio »