Tove Jansson Why? Because she wrote the wonderful, marvellous, philosophical Moomin books. She also seems to have had life one could fantasise about, living on a small island. Her art is beautiful. A great writer and artist.
Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas
Tove Jansson, the artist, with her Moomin characters, 1956
Moomin, Snufkin, some hattifatteners, a fillyjonk and Little My at Tove's house
felt moomins Christmas decorations
Tove Jansson, Moomintroll
Moomins cross stitch
Moomins embroidery for exchange, Moomins embroidery for a moomin book :-)
Sublime Stitching MOOMIN Embroidery Patterns!
moomin embroidery patterns
MOOMIN / Moomintroll - Embroidery Patterns
Moomin Finn Family Moomintroll. This was on TV when I was a child. The theme tune was memorable