Turning a hobby into a business: Stitching memories

Having picked up embroidery (above) during her time as a fashion design and textiles student in Lasalle College of the Arts, Ms Teresa Lim (right) now accepts up to four private commissions a month.
Having picked up embroidery (above) during her time as a fashion design and textiles student in Lasalle College of the Arts, Ms Teresa Lim now accepts up to four private commissions a month.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Embroidery artist and illustrator Teresa Lim makes multiple to-do lists a day and follows them to the T.

Before she goes to bed, the 29-year-old, who goes by the moniker Teeteeheehee on Instagram, sets out a list of things to accomplish the next day and makes more of such lists throughout the day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2019, with the headline 'Stitching memories'. Print Edition | Subscribe