Today we’d like to introduce you to Threads Sew Blessed, LLC.
Hi Threads Sew Blessed, LLC, so excited to have you with us today. What can you tell us about your story?
It has always been a dream of mine to because a Fashion Designer or someone who sews clothes, in other words, Seamtress. I was about 15 or 16 when my mom bought my siblings and I a sewing machine. It came pretty natural to me. I was already making clothes before taking Home Economics in high school. And that’s when I made my first dress without a pattern. It was never a moment where I wanted to stop sewing, but there was a break because my machine stopped working, and I never bought another one. Around 2014, I started back, but I had to make some things by hand because I still didn’t have a machine. I don’t think I was honestly taking it as seriously as I do now and I have been consistent; for the last 3-4 years. I am in awe of everything I make because I never imagined getting this far or being as good as I am today. A year ago, I decided to start my business and I placed my business cards around. It has gotten some nice, repetitive clientele. I’ve gotten more requests than I thought I would. As long as God allows me to do it, I will do it; rather it’s clothing or something for your home. And for any shape, size, man, woman, boy, or girl. Word of mouth has helped as well. Recommendations from family and friends, me even going as far as posting in the NextDoor app. And people finding me through there and telling others, or just simply Googling. Everything and everybody has played a role in getting me where I am today. And I am truly grateful and blessed. Most of all, I am grateful for God, my family, friends, and clients because I couldn’t do it without them.
We all face challenges, but looking back, would you describe it as a relatively smooth road?
I would say it’s been pretty smooth. I’ve had some great encounters. I know there may be times when you can’t please everybody, but you must push forward and learn from it. I think my current challenges would be creating my patterns. I can create almost anything from a store bought pattern, but I am learning to create my own so that I can have my own. I always take into account that using store bought patterns or someone else’s patterns, it come with rules. I always take into consideration when using store bought patterns or using someone else’s, it tells you for home use only. So having my own pattern, I won’t have to deal with that.
Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
I am a Seamstress who also does Machine Embroidery. I make custom wear. That consists of tops, skirts, bottoms, jeans, coats, jackets, dresses, and gowns, as well as alterations. I make home decor as well. As stated, I also do machine embroidery. At this time, there isn’t a lot of custom digitizing I can do as far as custom embroidery, but I can purchase them from an embroidery site or from MySewNet account and embroider it. I want to say I mostly specialize in clothing, but I do pretty much everything. I don’t want to be known for just doing one thing. I provide any service I can provide. I am most proud of a Trench Coat I made using a Simplicity Dress Pattern. They posted my look to their social media accounts because they were obsessed with my take on it. I am truly thankful to be able to strike the eye of a major Pattern company and receive recognition from them.
Have you learned any interesting or important lessons due to the Covid-19 Crisis?
As far as my business goes; Covid-19 actually boost it some because there were a major need for face masks. I made countless of them as I’m sure you all could imagine. As for a personal lesson, I would say don’t say you’ll do it tomorrow because it may never come. Love on those around you and spend as much time as you can. Don’t take time for granted.
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