My name is Cassandra Karkkainen.
I am a dedicated left-handed needleworker. I enjoy many traditional textile crafts. Needlework, spinning, bobbinlace & weaving to name a few.
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While growing up in Mount Isa, I tried and enjoyed many crafts. During school holidays, I especially enjoyed visiting my Aunt Margaret, who is a professional dressmaker.
It wasn't until after I began a family that I found needlework an excellent way to relax and de-stress. Not that I had a lot of spare time with 2 baby boys within 13 months.
I have memberships with several guilds and enjoy attending many various groups, within these guilds, as my business takes me around Australia.
While talking with fellow needle worker, I was asked to make some of my items for them too. They encouraged me to sell at our Guild Craft Fair and thus Every Sewer Needs began.
In 1833, Benjamin BOHIN was 11 years old. He was the son of an iron object and wooden box manufacturer. His dream was to take over the family business to start serial production. After two refusals and three runaways, Benjamin ended up achieving his goal. As a smart and very handy artist, respected and inspiring leader, he managed to establish an empire.
The BOHIN family is a family of inventors: we owe it to Benjamin for the protective cases for needles, the safety pin and many other products. Benjamin was a visionary and his travels influenced local debates. He said: "Let’s not forget that China’s opening will soon obligate us to live in a more competitive environment here at home and abroad as they expand throughout the world.” As far as fierce competition is concerned, Benjamin BOHIN plays the “Made in France” card: “Fight against unemployment, buy French”. Benjamin died in 1911 after a life that saw the completion of many beautiful projects.
French industry suffers from the German and English competition, which
is more modern and more profitable. France is forced to import raw
materials and the Franco-British Free Trade Treaty weakens the pin and
needle industry. In 1866, the BOHIN saga began with needles: Benjamin
BOHIN acquired the current manufacture in Saint-Sulpice-sur-Risle,
France, where machines and workers were already training and
experimenting this demanding production.
As a customer, I have found the service at Every Sewer Needs to be excellent. Great range of products.
Hi Cassandra. Thank you. My parcel arrived today and I’m thrilled. Thread collection is just as you described. Unpicker is perfect. As are the pens. Thank you for your wonderful service.