I began sewing my own clothes when I was 13 years old on an antiquated Singer sewing machine which I still own! It made only a straight stitch, not even a zig-zag, but I managed to make my whole wardrobe on it. My interest in textiles lead me to a BA in Home Economics and Textile Design from California State University Northridge. Many years later, textiles continue to be my favorite medium
By the way, all of the drawings on this site are my original artwork. Please go to deborahrydellhansen.com to see more.