Category Archives: Stories

Moms Behind the Scenes

Last year for Mother’s Day I interviewed some moms who were clients of mine, so this year I decided to focus on moms who work “behind the scenes”, like I do. Each is an entrepreneur, wearing all of the hats, raising children and running successful businesses. People will often ask moms, “how do you do…
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Telling Stories Through Fashion

About a year ago I was asked to speak for students at Lakes Community High School for their annual Writer's Week program, to show how to tell stories through fashion. I was honored to share my own personal story, how I got interested in the industry, how I started my career as a pattern maker,…
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Press: Voyage Chicago

I'm excited to share a recent feature in Voyage Chicago - which is a site dedicated to telling the stories of creatives, artists and entrepreneurs in the Chicago area. I was thrilled to be nominated and have the opportunity to share my experiences on how I got my start, how I overcome challenges in my…
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Moms Mean Business

I’ve been a business owner for almost 10 years, and a mother for almost 3. I have always admired women who were “doing it all”, but also scared how I would be able to make that work myself. I felt more concerned about what having a child would mean in terms of changing my business…
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