Graduated with a Fashion Degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology of New York City Continued with a Masters Degree in Costume Design at University Wisconsin. Worked for Milwaukee Repertory as a Second Hand for the theater. Worked in the fashion industry for Koos Van Den Akker Couture, Omega / Calvin Klein Belts.
After leaving NYC, continued designing for private clients and made beaded jewelry for customers. Always sewing, but added the Career self employed Massage Therapist for 12 years in Detroit Michigan specializing in Cranial Sacral Therapy.
Moved to San Francisco in 2011 and continued in Massage Therapy for another 18. Months. Returned to clothing and costume design. Created Costumes for Candace Roberts for her Music Videos “ Take Back Your Beaver” Picked up by a Fashion Startup called Sourceeasy as a Sample Cutter. Designed and made Bathroom Dance robes for private clients in bathroom competition.
2015: started working at the Creative Canopy, teaching sewing with a kids after school program at the Canopy, creating and sewing Stuffies , clothes and handbags with kids. Sewing parties can entail up to 18 kids where we sew finished Soft animals, dolls or clothes with kids for birthday parties and finish the items within a 2 hour period. At this time all work has stopped due to the virus, however we are now sewing Hospital Masks with Dore Designs, Fred Astaire, Advis, Dance America starting March 25, 2020