For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ – New York Times

| July 29, 2011

For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ – New York Times (blog) New York Times (blog) For a Family Business, a Full-Time Cameo on ‘Project Runway’ New York Times (blog) In 1976, he came to New York with his wife to work as a contractor — sewing for designers like Michael Kors, […]

Sacred Ceremonial Wear: ‘Clothes to go see God in’ – Taos News

| June 16, 2011

Sacred Ceremonial Wear: ‘Clothes to go see God in’ – Taos News A major help in this was beginning to practice Lakota spirituality about five years ago, and it’s also now cleared the path for her business sewing Lakota ceremonial clothing. “I prayed about doing something that was more in line with my spiritual path […]

Savannah Grandmother Sees Her Hobby Grow Into an Online Business – Savannah Morning News

| June 13, 2011

Savannah Grandmother Sees Her Hobby Grow Into an Online Business – Savannah Morning News Arlene Ferrino’s love of sewing began in childhood. “My grandmother was my teacher,” she recalls of the Italian immigrant who made her living as a seamstress in New York’s garment district. “I remember sitting by her side, watching with wide-eyed Related […]

Janet’s Chili Peppers in Wilmer makes glamorous gowns and more – Everything Alabama Blog

| May 17, 2011

Janet’s Chili Peppers in Wilmer makes glamorous gowns and more – Everything Alabama Blog For Hollinghead’s business, the couple purchased property that contained that she has worked with a broken wrist for about four weeks and she hasn’t stopped sewing,” Hollinghead said. The two Wilmer residents not only bond over sewing, but Related Posts:Sacred Ceremonial […]

Dad still makes SHeDaisy girls do the dishes – Deseret News

| May 12, 2011

Dad still makes SHeDaisy girls do the dishes – Deseret News Through the years, the one constant for the Osborns has been the sewing business that his father opened the year Dave was born. At first, the original Osborns sewed for companies such as Pendleton, Eddie Bauer and White Stag, but when cheap overseas labor […]

Dawn sews up a one-woman business – Wanganui Chronicle

| May 5, 2011

Wanganui Chronicle Dawn sews up a one-woman business Wanganui Chronicle HER BUSINESS: Dawn Potaka and grandson Shodan Casson with the waterproof vests she makes and sells. Photo / Stuart Munro 290411wcsmbiz-1 After decades of sewing for other people, Wanganui woman Dawn Potaka has started her own home clothing business. …     Read the article […]

Stay-at-home mom finds busines niche sewing kids clothes – Chattanooga Times Free Press

| April 5, 2011

Her sewing business was launched a year after the birth of her second child, daughter Ruth, 3. Hometown : Born in Rome, Ga., now lives in Rossville. Education : Bachelor of Science in family and child development from Auburn University, and a master’s Read the article Related Posts:Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy DesignsInterview […]

Business Spotlight: Dolls By Mary

| July 29, 2010

Mary Ciske of Dolls by Mary creates these wonderful classic Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, as well as traditional styles and custom orders.  Her handcrafted dolls are available in two sizes – 15″ and 20″, and they are very reasonably priced at between $15 and $30.  They’re available with different embroidered faces, skin and hair […]

Business Spotlight: Originals by Lauren

| July 15, 2010

Lauren Darby of Originals by Lauren makes and sells all sorts of gorgeous handmade items in her Etsy shop like these neat Amy Butler Lacework potholders.  You’ll also find matching aprons, quilts, reusable lunch bags, table runners, wall hangers and lots more. Lauren has been sewing since her mother taught her how in the sixth […]

Business Spotlight: Sewing With Badia

| July 1, 2010

Badia Bentley is a seamstress and sewing instructor from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.  She started her business, Sewing With Badia, in October 2007 but she says her passion for sewing began in the 6th grade when she learned how to sew, darn and do needlework from her mother and grandmother.  After high school Badia’s first job was […]