Karin Mortensen is a sculptor and retired Waldorf teacher. She has taught children age three and up, teens and adults . Her specialty is teaching hands on—sewing (she ran a handmade doll shop for a year with handicapped young women), toymaking, knitting, woodwork, stonework, bookbinding, painting. She made her own puppet stage and puppets and had a small business, Raphael Puppet Theater, for two years. She has made children's costumes for resale as well.
Her motto is, You don’t teach sewing—you teach people.