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Sunanda Dress Making
   Seamstress
Bailey, CO

"Couture Fashion - Quality Alternations"


(#3209)   Sandee Port
Member since: 08/17/2009

The name of my business Sunanda explains my philosophy of life and work. It means best happiness in Sanskrit. When I’m working with a client, I’m happy to design and execute their wishes. They are happy to see their idea and fabric come to life. If I’m doing an alteration, the client is happy to see an existing garment of theirs fit beautifully to their body type.

I have been sewing professionally for 35 years, 28 years of which I’ve had my own business, Sunanda. I’m a couturier, which means the inside of the garment is as beautiful as the outside. I often design and execute one of a kind garments. I’m well versed in good fit and design challenges and strive to ensure that all deadlines are met. The design process is a collaboration between me and the client. Often they come with fabric that they have found during a business or vacation trip. We talk about their wishes for the fabric and take measurements. Usually there are 1–3 fittings, during which the design and fit is fine tuned.

I have made everything from dresses, suits, ball gowns, costumes, and wedding dresses, I’ve designed costumes for the Westernaires and David Copperfield. My alterations on existing garments are well done and fairly priced. I haven’t changed my alterations prices in 20 years because I want my services to be affordable for everyone. I’m mobile, often coming into Denver to meet with clients. Local people come to me at my home studio.


teal silk blouse with assymetrical closure (loops and buttons), mandarin collar

red light wool cape with dolman sleeves, topstitching and loose draped front

camel wool coat with topstitched collar and center front placket covering the buttons


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Shannon Lady
Seamstress
Fort Collins, CO

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(#3211)  
Member since: 08/17/2009

I have been sewing for over ten years and am currently getting my own design business going. I own a high–quality sewing machine and have years of experience designing and altering clothes for men, women and children. After some success with my Etsy shop, I am currently moving forward in the process of researching the most effective promotion and marketing techniques in the industry.

I have been designing clothes for over ten years and have been selling them on Etsy for about six months. I began designing for myself, wanting classic, stylish and comfortable clothes that flattered my figure and that were much "cooler" than those I saw in the corporate stores and boutiques (and, therefore, on many of those around me). I wanted unique clothes that I could wear for elegant dinners, around the house, hiking, going out on the town and going to festivals. When I started to realize that many of my friends wanted the same and they started making requests, Starletfire Designs was born. I enjoy being able to offer high–quality handmade clothing that is ethically created and sold (at a reasonable price), and it feels good to know that my clients have one–of–a–kind pieces that they cherish.

My goal in the next year is to transition into using all organic cotton and bamboo fabrics, yet still be able to offer them at reasonable prices. I believe these fabrics are the highest quality, most earth–friendly and ethically–traded fabrics on the planet. I hope my clients will feel the same way!

Please see my contact information and website in the signature below. And thank you for the opportunity to be listed in your directory. I hope to hear from you soon!

Registry Image: Restless Angel Little Black Wrap Dress (And Skirt)

Chill Foldover Tree Skirt

Arianne Skirt

Mountain Jumper Tunic Dress (Short)


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Lauren Jones
Seamstress
Boulder, CO

"Fashion Designs by Lauren"


(#3265)  
Member since: 08/31/2009

My name is Lauren Jones and I have been sewing since the age of 4. This skill has been passed down through the generations of women in my family and I am proud to bear that flag for my generation. I live in Boulder Colorado now – I used to work for Elfriede's Fine Fabrics, first as Grunt, then as Manager and finally as Wholesale Buyer – til it was once again time to turn life on its head. I applied to Fashion Design School in New York City at Parsons, the New School for Design. There I finished the program early and with Honors. I even got a job as a draping tutor for Parsons while I was a student. Now I am back in Colorado, pursuing the life I most wish to lead. I am trying to get involved with some green, up and coming companies because I honestly believe that is the face of a prosperous American future for everyone.

In the mean time, I am working on a wedding gown for the bride on the second page in the "Bridal Visions" photo tab, as well as trying to grow more business connections here in Boulder.

My technical training is in garment design, but I have a knack for oddball projects that involve fabric, and a sewing machine. If you are interested in my services, please get in touch

Registry Image: M's gown, bustled

M's gown, bustled

Mother of the Bride - side view

Mother of the Bride - Front View


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Susan Mikula
Seamstress
Denver, CO

"TOTAL SEWING WORKROOM SERVICES"

West Washington Park
Denver, CO 80209
United States  MAP
303-722-5204


(#1225)  
Member since: 09/17/2008

I have been sewing since age 6 and professionally for the last 15 years. About 70% of my business is creating interior design applications in fabric: drapes and curtains, slipcovers, pillows and bedding of all types. The rest of my work is for the person offering simple alterations and repairs to custom construction and tailoring services, also wedding work. I have a nice portfolio of my work and generally supply pictures of like projects with proposals or estimates, which I offer at no charge. I also offer specialized sub services like embroidery, upholstery and window treatment installation.

If needed, I can source fabrics, trimmings and other materials for my clients including commercial blinds and shades. COM accepted at no additional charge. Any materials or sub services I provide are at my cost plus a 15% commission for handling the orders/services.

Costumes and research projects are of great interest to me, I have extensive experience re–creating late western Victorian era pieces. Since I ride horses, I have all the show coat patterns and also make chaps and equestrian accessories like stall curtains and custom tote bags. I also do upholstered walls and suspended fabric ceilings.

My work is guaranteed and I offer timely service and personalized attention to my clients needs.


"Stacey" Susan Mikula
Western Couturier
303–722–5204



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Gabriel
Seamstress
Denver, CO

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77 Knox Ct.
Denver, CO 80219
United States  MAP
720-628-6764


(#276)  
Member since: 02/23/2008

Hi my name is Gabriela I am a seamstress with more than 10 years of experience, sewing, cutting I make a patterns, I have my own industrial machinary and I have a lot experience.



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The Eye of the Needle
    Seamstress
Lafayette, CO

"Creating innovative specialty attire as individual as you are!"


(#3409)   LeNore Kerber
Member since: 10/13/2009

I got my first sewing machine when I was 3 years old and first learned draping on my Barbie dolls! I sewed much of my own wardrobe through high school for basically economic reasons. I studied engineering in college and worked as an engineer for 20 years. As my children were getting older, I decided I needed to be home with them more and turned my life–long skills into a business.

I work part time from my home studio. I design and create costumes for a local children's theater as well as another professional theater. I design, create, and alter wedding gowns and other special occassion attire.

Vintage redesign has become a passion. I have updated and rejuvenated grandma's wedding gown for more modern weddings, taken vintage finds to new heights and created whole new looks for several clients.

Projects have included (both altered and made from drawing): wedding gowns and wedding parties of both sexes, Irish step dance solo outfis (both sexes), Horsemanship show jackets and slacks, adult masquerade wear as well as children's Halloween costumes, special use home dec designs, special needs design and sewing, and art level embroidery. I also teach children's sewing and embellishment classes as Sew Fresh Studio in Niwot and The Art Underground in Louisville.

Registry Image: French wedding gown, vest and tie


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Sew Just Sew, LLC
Seamstress
Denver, CO

"For your Custom Sewing Needs"

Denver, CO 80224
United States
303-947-6026


sewjustsew.com
(#1222)   Laurie Graves
Member since: 09/17/2008

I have been sewing for 40+ years
Locations: (sewing machines are in) Aurora, (live in) SE Denver.
I will do sewing for anyone in Colorado and out of state as well.
I have the following machines: Industrial, Singer 120 stitch, & Serger.
I have a new Singer portable industrial machine on order should have in the next few months.
My web site holds some of my portfolio. It also lists what all I can and am willing to sew.
Thank you for this opportunity.

Registry Image: weddings


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Barb Trotsky
Seamstress
Cherry Hills Englewood, CO

"Creative Sewing Projects"

(#3196)  
Member since: 08/16/2009

I have been sewing since I learned in middle school.
I will do alterations and sew decorator items such as throw pillows and quilts. I especially like creative projects that involve outside the box designing. Reasonable prices or will do trades in some circumstances.
I have a teaching degree and love to share my skills and tips. I especially love teaching beginners and children. I love to make and teach others to sew children's clothes as well as decorator items for your home.



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SewingDoneHere
Seamstress
Lafayette, CO

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Nancy Kidwell
Seamstress
Aurora, CO

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(#3192)  
Member since: 08/16/2009



I have over 30 years experience as a professional seamstress and I have many satisfied customers.

Some of the services I provide include but are not limited to:

–– Hemming pants, with or without cuffs
–– Hemming skirts and dresses
~~ Alterations
~~ Repairs, Mending
~~ sew on buttons, patches (girl/boy scouts, ranger kids, etc.....) or sew on ??
~~ iron on patches, appliques, or ???
~~ replace broken zippers (customer to provide new zipper)
~~ make curtains/drapes (customer to provide fabric & thread please)
~~ make throw pillows (customer to provide fabric & thread)
~~ recover cushions on dining room chairs or any seat, stools, (but, do not reupholster furniture)
~~ costumes (Halloween, Christmas, or ??) Please bring pattern, fabric and thread (guitterman thread please)
–– I can also make a pattern from your favorite clothing item. You love and can't find it anymore. Bring it to me I make a pattern from it
~~ There are so many things I can do, just give me a call and lets talk first

I also make Prairie Bonnets, aprons, bloomers, pantaloons, modest swimsuits for girls, Nursing aprons, adjustable waistband skirts for women and girls, Fleece pocketed scarfs, diaper bags, and custom sewing.

** I cannot sew on the following fabrics; leather, heavy duty fabric such as backpacks, tents, awnings... and I do not alter wedding dresses.



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Konny Lowe
Seamstress
Auora, CO

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(#3193)  
Member since: 08/16/2009

If you have any clothes that are in need of repair, I will be here to take care of the job. I have my own alterations business in my Aurora home and pride myself in excellent customer service at a very reasonable price.
Please contact me with any questions you may have.

I also run my own travel agency from home. I have been a travel agent for over 20 years and I have been sewing for people about the same amount of time. My travel website is below.

besttimetravel.agentarc.com



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Teresia Bushman
Seamstress
Denver, CO

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Sew Much Fun Designs & Alterations
                 Seamstress
Loveland, CO

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Bad!Annie Creations
  Seamstress
Longmount / Denver, CO

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Longmount / Denver, CO
United States


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(#1231)   Andrea Colleen
Member since: 09/18/2008

Located in beautiful Longmont, CO, but serving the greater Denver Metro–plex
and Colorado Front Range!

I have been sewing for about seven years now, but I have always been a creative
person – I also sketch, play music, work custom embroidery and am a published
writer. I have sewn many purses & bags, some hats, done alterations and
costuming, and even designed a few custom clothing pieces. I tend to look at
sewing in more of an artistic rather than a fashion sense, and I love to use
fabric to express my creativity!



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RIP CLUB
Seamstress
Loveland, CO

"Reap What You Sew"

Pat Schnulle
Seamstress
Loveland, CO

"EXPERT ALTERATIONS and CUSTOM SEWING"

areli
Seamstress
Denver, CO

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Denver, CO 80219
United States

(#2832)  
Member since: 06/09/2009

we make dresses for wedding xv, ladies childrens parties, birthdays, clowns music bands ,good prices blanket, tienes una quinceanera te ago todo tu disenos y da damas cumpleanos, buen precios



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Gabriela designs and creations
             Seamstress
Denver, CO

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