66 years old, retired. Beside reading books I love sewing, stitching, creating something with paper and combining all materials by different methods. I live in Göttingen in Germany. With 4 years I started sewing with my mother's guidance. With 57 I became a student of 'International School of Textile Arts' at Frankfurt /Main, learning hand embroidery at all its facettes. Twice I gained prizes in competitons for stitching projects (handstitched thread painted pictures), several of my machine sewn pictures wall hangings and hand embroidered objects are shown in Europe. I get inspirations from watching the surronundings and its details, magazines (I love QA!), experimenting with materials and tools, admirering and analysing the works on exebitions. I'm member of the 'German Embroider's Guild', 'German Patchwork Guild' and network 'textil-hoch-drei'.