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#FeatureFriday An Intern Perspective...

This week I spoke to our newest intern, Kara, who has now been here a little over two months. I wanted to find out how’s been doing in her Studio projects, what she has learned, and what she’s looking forward to learning more about in the garment design industry. Q: Describe some of the projectsRead more

#FeatureFriday: Dress it up (Series 2)...

Today’s #FeatureFriday continues a new series from last month called, Dress It Up! Once a month, I will select a plain garment from the Costume Closet, put it on a mannequin, and have some of the staff select items within the Closet to accessorize it. There’s no limits – they can add any garment to theRead more

#TuesdayTips: All Your Custom Costume Qu...

With Halloween around the corner, I am getting e-mails and phone calls daily about custom costumes and I decided to turn it into a blog post for Tuesday Tips for everyone looking to have a costume made. I had Marilyn fill out a questionnaire answering the most common questions asked by clients. Here’s what sheRead more

#FeatureFriday: Dress it up – Seri...

Today’s #FeatureFriday focus is a new series called, Dress It Up! Once a month, I will select a plain garment from the Costume Closet, put it on a mannequin, and have some of the staff select items within the Closet to accessorize it. There’s no limits – they can add any garment to the piece andRead more

#FeatureFriday Inventory Pt. 2

I went through several old blog posts today which were written before I even started working here. Brittany, our previous workroom supervisor, was the queen of the Studio at that time and when I came along, the crown was handed to me. While is was reading, one particular entry caught my attention: Inventorying is FUN from March 2013.Read more

#FeatureFriday: Beach Wrap History

Over the past few weeks, the Studio added two new items to our retail section: beach wraps! Both were built by two of our summer interns, Eve and Rana, under the supervision of Marilyn and Karen. They turned out great! I (Admin) have to admit as I was pulling patterns for all the wraps, I neverRead more

#FeatureFriday: A Bride Re-Designing Her...

One of the most exciting projects we get at the Studio are wedding gown re-designs. A client brings in a family member’s wedding gown (usually their mom’s) and updates it with their own personal style while creating a special legacy for a treasured dress. Our most recent client and her mom (pictured above) first stopped by inRead more

#FeatureFriday: Ashley’s Favorite ...

This week’s #FeatureFriday concludes our ‘Favorite Project’ Survey at the Studio. Today we talked to the Studio’s head stitcher, Ashley! Q: Which type of garment do you enjoy working on most? Ashley: Props, most anything from scratch. Q: Why do you prefer working on these types of garments? Is there a specific alteration that youRead more

#FeatureFriday: JJ’s Favorite Stud...

Happy Friday! It’s time to hear another favorite project from one of our stitchers, JJ! Q: Which type of garment do you enjoy working on most? JJ: Costumes Q: Why do you prefer working on these types of garments? Is there a specific alteration that you enjoy doing most? JJ: I enjoy working on costumesRead more