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An interview style podcast with people in the Custom Home Furnishings industry.
 
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Sophia Lawrie has been the owner of a to the trade drapery workroom since 1988, servicing Metro Atlanta and designers out of state. She has a degree in Economics and worked in the corporate world in Human Resources and later at an advertising agency. When her youngest son was an infant, he developed a concerning medical condition and she knew t ...…
 
Bianca Henry is the owner of Impressions Drapery Designs, Inc in Durham, NC, which opened up in 2002. She is a member of the local WCAA Chapter where currently serves as president. In her spare time, she loves to bake and spend time with her children, Caleb and Jamesa. Bianca’s passion for draperies has given her a happiness that makes her care ...…
 
Since 1994, Laura Nelson has been the owner of Sew Nice, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, specializing in soft and hard window treatments, slipcovers and other soft home furnishings. Sew Nice is a Woman-Owned Business Entity (WBE) with the State of Indiana; Laura is a WFCP Workroom Specialist and active member of WCAA, currently the program ...…
 
I had such a great time at CWC this year, my first time as an exhibitor! I've been there every year so now I have been an attendee, an instructor and now an exhibitor! I wanted to share some of my thoughts and experiences with everyone. Resources and Links; Custom Workroom Conference Michele Williams - Scarlet Thread Consulting This series of t ...…
 
Leisha Schutt is the owner of LHS Designs, a to-the-trade workroom working with Interior Designers in the greater Richmond, VA area. Leisha’s love for textiles led her to pursue a degree in Textile Design. This degree has served her well through different phases of her life. Leisha spent several years working in the Apparel Industry before shif ...…
 
Kristen Stevenson is the daughter of Joan & Dave Stevenson, owners of Stevenson Vestal, a custom drapery workroom in Burlington, NC. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art and a minor in Music, Kristen followed her passion for creative work, learning to make Roman Shades at Stevenson Vestal. Enamored by the ...…
 
Originally from Wisconsin, Cathy Stitch, owner of Cathy's Curtains and Accessories is the 3rd oldest of eight children & learned to sew at age 8. Cathy believes she has this right brain/left brain dichotomy – loving sports (especially the Packers), Math, science, art & crafts. Two years of college were focused on Art & Design & 2 were spent in ...…
 
Hope Arbery, the founder of QUIPA, is on a mission to help custom drapery workrooms work better! QUIPA is an online tool designed specifically for workrooms to save them massive amounts of time and to dramatically increase their profits. Imagine… yardage calculations, pricing, and work orders done instantly! Imagine… no more costly calculation ...…
 
In 1995 Susan Kostelecky began SK Designs, an award-winning custom window treatment design and fabricating company serving the greater Houston area. Susan has designed and fabricated hundreds of window treatments, including many featured in Houston area home tours. Susan has served as President of the Houston Area Custom Drapery Association, is ...…
 
Kendra Hays, the owner of Cloudberry Drapery Studio is the wife of her video game loving husband Marcus and mother to four amazing kids, and her passion for sewing came from her mother. In her early 20's her love for home decor sewing took off when she was given her first sewing machine. She filled her new home with various curtains and bedding ...…
 
Sue Sifakis started SUESEWN in 1995. She attended Cheryl Stricklands's week-long class on how to run a drapery business in 1994. She also attended CHF classes and was on an advisory committee for the CHF magazine a few years. She was part of the Alumni showcase in 2010. She has also attended Slipcover Networking Workshops as well as numerous co ...…
 
After earning her BFA in Costume Design, Nancy Bramwell opened Bramwell Designs, a special event décor business. Using fabric as her primary material, she created fantastical environments that wowed guests and lead a typical client to exclaim: “It’s one of the pleasures of my job to have an idea, turn it over to someone as talented and creative ...…
 
On a sofa in the basement apartment of Cheryl Strickland’s home, and a few days later on a flight to Tampa, FL, for the 2005 International Window Coverings Expo, Jeanelle and Anita Boetsma chatted about their work in the custom home furnishings industry. Anita shared her idea of having a printed work table grid to replace the difficult process ...…
 
Thanks to my Corporate Sponsors; The Window Covering Association of America Scarlet Thread Consulting The Workroom Channel Callie is the owner of Draped and Tailored, a new fabrication studio in Little Rock, AR. Working mostly with the Trade, she creates everything from draperies and pillows, to bedding and Roman shades. By the age of 30, she h ...…
 
Jessie Lee Miller owns a custom workroom in Winston-Salem, North Carolina aptly named “Winston’s Workroom.” The one-person workroom was established in 2017 and serves both trade and retail clients. The workroom operates as a part-time business so that she can care for her three small children. Jessie Lee has lived in Winston-Salem since 2001 wh ...…
 
There is a new group in town! The National Upholstery Association is looking to gather the professionals in the Upholstery Industry and support and encourage them. Rachel Fletcher and Audrey Lonsway are the new President and Vice President of the NUA. Rachel Fletcher owns Knox Upholstery in Knoxville, Tennessee. With a bachelor's degree in comm ...…
 
An interior designer's best friend! Julie began her career as an Art Educator. An avid interest in interior design led her to enroll in the Interior Design program at New Hampshire Institute of Art. While at NHIA, her love of fabric and sewing translated perfectly into a career creating window treatments. Since she launched her business in 2006 ...…
 
Linda started sewing Home Decor because there wasn't anyone else in her community doing it. Shortly after starting to sew home decor, she took the New York Institute of Art and Design course and was then able to offer design, construction and installation services which she continues to offer today. In the last few years, she has added color sp ...…
 
Joining me today on the Podcast today are Renee Williamson, Executive Director of the Window Covering Association of America and Susie Tanner, Marketing and Membership Director. Whether you are a member of WCAA or not, I loved learning more about how our association is run. Renee Williamson is a native of Augusta, Georgia and now lives in beaut ...…
 
Christine McLean, Owner, The Red Pincushion- An interior Design workroom, Christine never imagined, in a million years, that she would own a workroom. A graduate of Michigan State University, with a degree in Biology, she spent 14 years between Pharmaceutical Sales and Medical Software, even starting her own electronic claims processing company ...…
 
Will Lynch - President and Owner of Safe T Shade, and Jacquelyn Weber - Vice President of Sales and Marketing visit us on this OPPORTUNITY THINKING Series to talk about the products that Safe T Shade provide for our industry. We talk about the steps necessary to get a product to market, what do they do with prototypes and how long does all of t ...…
 
Camile Moore's first love was fine art and oil painting. She looks at a client's home through the eye of an artist, as a work of art .. and window treatments are an artistic element. Camile attended Harris School Of Art and Watkins Art Institute as a young adult. In 1989, she took Advanced Custom Curtain, Drapery & Roman Shade Fabrication class ...…
 
Patti is the owner of Pillows & Pleats, LLC, a drapery design and fabrication business located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Patti’s journey began when she studied Interior Design in college some 33 years ago graduating at the top of her class. Two weeks after receiving her bachelor’s degree, she married her high school sweetheart and supported ...…
 
Diana Hershey, the owner of DBH Designs, provides custom furnishings for the home, office, or business. The services offered to clients include draperies, valances, cornice boards, bedding, pillows, roman shades, blinds, slipcovers, and re-upholstery, just to name a few! Diana takes the time to thoroughly guide her clients through the process o ...…
 
Having a sewing business had been Doshie Witcher's dream since her mother taught her to hold a needle and thread. While in elementary school, she was sewing clothing for herself and others. In 1990 she opened Doshie's Custom Sewing and began specializing in alterations, custom work, and bridal designs. After making her first window valance, she ...…
 
Nicole Nomer is the owner of Fabrication Studio, a drapery workroom that has been servicing the interior design industry since 1985. She is a self-taught fabricator starting her sewing journey at the age of 7. She graduated from Dean College with a degree in Art Therapy. Although she never entered that field she feels that her degree has aided ...…
 
Cleo Marthel owns and is the sole operator of Complimentary Designs, a custom soft furnishings workroom located in Murfreesboro, TN. She has been in business for 15 years working with both wholesale and retail clients. Cleo is a member of a local trade group, Professional Drapery Workrooms of Middle TN. She is also a national member of WCAA. Fo ...…
 
Marge Jones is the owner of Marge's Custom Slipcovers. Her mom taught her to sew at 5 and by high school, she was making tailored suits. Marge taught herself to reupholster in the 70's and two years later to make slipcovers. She has been in business for 44 years and at 74 doesn't seem to be slowing down much!! Marge is on Facebook and Pinterest ...…
 
Freddie Graves is the owner of The Recovery Room in Vermont. She started the business in 1989 in her basement and has moved into a barn on her rural property. I love Freddie's sense of humor and her outlook. Resources; Wild Chairy The Sew Much More Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA…
 
Continuing our series of products brought to the market in our industry, Ann k. Johnson and Susan Woodcock share the stories of how they wrote and published their books. Ann K. Johnson owns Sew Easy Windows LLC, a wholesale workroom in Ohio, established in 1992. She is the author of The Professional Workroom Handbook of Swags I & II, and publis ...…
 
Louise Cornick is the owner of Upholstery Education which formally started in 2018 but was in the making for 2years prior to that . Louise started her upholstery journey when she first arrived in the US from her homeland of England 7 years ago. She took an Upholstery course through adult education as a way of making new friends and getting out ...…
 
Mary Jo Huyard is the proud owner of Savannah House, a boutique window treatment shop and showroom in downtown Lancaster PA. Mary Jo works directly with clients in residential and commercial settings as well as working with designers, architect, and builders in a collaborative approach. She worked primarily out of her home until fall of 2017 wh ...…
 
Beautiful Spaces opened it’s doors in 2006. Owned and operated by Cynthia LeBlanc. Beautiful Spaces is a full-service Interior Decorating Studio located in Vermilion Ohio. Which is often referred to as “ Little New England” due to its lovely waterfront communities. At Beautiful Spaces our goal is to inspire, educate, problem solve, and finally ...…
 
Amanda Smith and Rose Mary LeBlanc are the owners and developers of Seamless Workroom, a system that helps you keep track of job specifications with fillable measuring forms, resource documents and fabrication workbooks that will calculate yardage as well as quote labor, hardware, and fabrics. Amanda is the owner of Resources; Amanda mentioned ...…
 
Laura Hawley is a co-owner of AD Window Treatments, a Custom Window Treatment and Hunter Douglas Showroom in Blue Bell, PA. Ambiance is on Facebook, Pinterest and Houzz. Resources; Dave Ramsey's Every Dollar App Disto Measuring Device Profit First The Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA…
 
Jill Stanbro Plummer Hughes was born, raised and has spent her entire life in Canton, Oh. She has imported two husbands from out of state. At separate times, of course! Married for 7 ½ years to Michael Hughes with three grown children, Eric, Julie and Sean, 7 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, who are all the loves of her life, along wi ...…
 
Regina Allen is retired from the military and a native Arkansan. She has had a life-long passion for interior design, window coverings, and fabric. Regina is the owner of Beau Embellishments. While moving from place to place for over 20 years she designed her own draperies and soft furnishings. Ever the perfectionist, Regina, wanted to fabricat ...…
 
Dean Fountain is the owner of a wholesale workroom providing draperies, bedding, slipcovers, upholstery, and installation in and around Jacksonville, FL. Dean opened his workroom in 2001, and he added Workroom Racks to his business in 2018. Dean Fountain tells us about the design and manufacturing of his new Workroom Rack. It was introduced at ...…
 
Rita Boland and her daughter Auret deGasperi are the owners of Island Drapes and Upholstery on St. Simon Island in Georgia. It was truly my pleasure to get to know them better during the interview. You can find them on Facebook. The Sew Much More Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA Resources; The Wor ...…
 
I'm talking with Donna Skufis of Dondar Designs. Donna shares the story of her business, how education is important to her - both learning herself and sharing her knowledge and why she made some of her choices. Donna is on Facebook. Resources; You can watch some of Donna's videos on The Workroom Channel's YouTube Channel The Sew Much More Podca ...…
 
Heather Taylor owns and is the sole operator of Custom Textiles, a workroom located by her farmhouse in the Northwest Hills of Connecticut. She has been producing residential and business window dressings since 2003. Heather is on Facebook. Speaking with Heather was truly an honor. I admire her strength and resilience as well as her creativity. ...…
 
Michele Williams and I talk about how we like to finish up our year and what we do to start the new year. I love my conversations with Michele! With our personalities being so different, I really enjoy talking with her about how we do things. Resources; Gretchen Rubin's 4 Tendencies Quiz Brene Brown's Dare To Lead The Sew Much More Podcast is s ...…
 
Donna Skufis’s passion for creating beautiful and unique window treatments and soft home furnishing has propelled her talents into a thriving 33-year-old business. At the start she was retail; selling, fabricating and installing; but is now strictly a wholesale fabricator. Her love of challenges has encouraged her to take on more difficult even ...…
 
While many workrooms and designers started out in our homes and because we had a skill, Sarah O'Neil started her business, Storibook Designs out of a need to make a life change and to find joy every day. She no longer wanted a job, she wanted to feed her soul! Sarah talks openly and honestly about the challenges of anxiety and the tools she use ...…
 
Deborah M. Williamson, owner of Treatments For Your Panes, a Shop at Home retail business servicing the Greater Rochester Area and beyond. She has been sewing for 50 yrs. beginning her career in the Dressmaking/Alterations segment. Deborah’s journey began to change when they moved to Rochester from Buffalo, NY due to her husband’s job transfer. ...…
 
Judy Soccio is a storyteller. But instead of using words, she weaves her tales with fabric and trim. I listen to clues from my clients – and from their homes – to create inspired window treatment designs that honor the home’s history while acknowledging the 21st-century lifestyles of the current homeowner. Her theatre training and fascination w ...…
 
In this episode, Jeanelle Dech coaches Ceil as she takes a hard look at the time, effort, and costs associated with producing a weekly podcast. Ceil started the podcast because of her passion for the industry and her desire to give back, and now must face the reality of the podcast’s sustainability. With Jeanelle’s help, Ceil is able to identif ...…
 
The Sew Much More Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA Kelly Wilson, a lifelong autodidact, has always had a passion for living "outside the box". A combination of varied job experiences from NYC to LA and an eclectic higher education has created the rich foundation for Kelly’s life. As a result of th ...…
 
The Sew Much More Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA Hallie Meschter is the owner of Sew Hallie, LLC, a custom window treatment workroom serving interior designers in the Washington DC metro area. What started as a passionate, self-taught hobby two decades ago when her children were young, turned in ...…
 
The Sew Much More Podcast is sponsored by; The Workroom Channel Scarlet Thread Consulting The WCAA Denise Hooper began her career in 2002 working in a home-based workroom. In 2007 she founded Dream It Window Coverings working out of her home. She started as retail workroom but slowly grew to a wholesale business. In 2015 she limited her operati ...…
 
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