Yana Wieckowski

Yana is a semi-new mom to one spirited little girl and new business owner who recently moved to Charleston, SC after spending her entire life living in up North. A maker as long as she can remember, Yana co-blogs with her sister-in-law, Jennifer, about sewing, knitting, food, parenting, and starting a small business at Hemming Birds Create. Yana is currently "on sabbatical" from a her career as a biologist (she holds a doctorate in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology) to spend more time with her daughter and to launch Hemming Birds Boutique, where, together with Jennifer, she sells boutique-quality, handcrafted children's accessories. She is also passionate about healthy eating, cloth diapering, breastfeeding, gardening, and enjoying life.