Cristina, to the right, wearing her first handmade garment, photographed by her mother Gerd Uhlén in 1981. Courtesy of Cristina Uhlén.

“The fact that I started sewing, painting, and crafting; maybe that’s also what made me dare to throw myself into things, to which I know that I’m probably a little handy after all. So maybe I can even manage to build a house, with what that implies, to lay floors and paint and all that — and I did!”

Swedish language
7 minutes

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