Sandy Moffa's Profile
Many years ago, at the age of 5, my mother gave me a piece of fabric, my baby doll, scissors and a beltless treadle sewing machine and told me to make my baby a dress. This would keep me busy while she cleaned my bedroom. I do believe that this experience started my interest in sewing. As I grew, the projects became more for me and less for my baby dolls. By the time I was a teenager, I would attend weddings with my parents and found myself fascinated by how the train on the wedding gown "disappeared" into the bustle. While in high school, I took every class that was offered for sewing.
In 1975 I enrolled in Clarrisa School of Fashion Design in Pittsburgh, Pa. I studied both men's and women's patternmaking and construction. Studying this I learned to take your measurements, design the gown of your dreams, and construct it without the use of a commercial pattern. In 1977, I graduated and…
- Born on April 19
- Joined March 20, 2012