Shima Itabashi

i. I work as a creator.

ii. I do this creative work because I like to make things.

iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are “messy” and “patient.”

iv. The greatest challenge around doing this work is making time to create something new.

v. Creative Childhood hobby is Origami (paper folding)

vi. Other creators who inspire me are… Creators whose work makes me smile!

vii. Training that has helped me succeed in the career is… No training!

viii. The biggest myth about my type of work is I don’t throw wool to the laundry to make it.

ix. If you want to work in my field I suggest to protect your wrist!

x. Professional goal I have for the future is remaining a creator.

xi. If you want to see my work, go to:

Circle Craft winter show and Circle Craft store in Granville island, Shiny Fuzzy Muddy show, Seymour Art Gallery and Granville Island Public Market.



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