I have been a full-time Fashion/Costume designer for 31 years. At one time or another, I have designed it all, from Bridal Gowns and Accessories (Veils, Garters, Ring Pillows and Baskets Guest books and Floral) Formalwear, Custom Lingerie and Bras, Dance and Ballet Costumes, Burlesque Costumes, Millinery and Gloves, Men’s Suits, Shirts, Ties and Tuxedos. Collector Barbie, American Girl, and Tyler Doll clothes. Vestments Liturgical Garments and Altar Linens. You may ask, what do all these have in common. They are all made with the Finest Fabrics, Trims and Notions that I can find. Using Couture Sewing Techniques, Bead embroidery, French Ribbon Work, Lesage style Tambour Bead Embroidery, Covered Buttons with Bound Buttonholes. and Hand Made flowers.
I have designed many private label collections for major department stores including Neiman Marcus. The May Company, Federated Department Stores, and Texas Departments stores including, Frost Brothers, Scarborough’s, Foley’s, Sanger Harris, Macy’s, Sakowitz, and Joske’s
My designs have been published in many major magazines.
My clothing designs have been seen on stage and Film.
My design aesthetic is all about my use of color. I like to make everything I design in multiple colorways.
Thank you for taking the time to read about me and my work. It is my PASSION!;