Pauline grew up in Yorkshire where she studied art and needlework, making her own clothes from age ten. As a teenager she dabbled in every craft imaginable. She moved to Australia in 1976. Her passion is for textiles, especially bright coloured silks and has taught silk basket making, bead embroidery and felting workshops in Sydney, Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast. She now calls the Sunshine Coast Hinterland home where she works and teaches from her studio in the beautiful Mooloolah Valley.