Annsliee is a one-woman shop, owned and operated by me, Shirley Byrd. I began working with textile at the age of seven. I sat on the floor, next to my grandmother’s peddle-operated Singer sewing machine and fashioned scrapes of fabric into clothes for my dolls. My grandmother was a seamstress and a quilter. She taught me how to sew; how to make patterns from newspaper; and how to adjust store bought patterns to fit real body shapes.
Although my professional career took me on a different path, my love for textile, sewing and then home decorating had always remained with me. After retirement, I was blessed with the time to pursue a new career as an entrepreneur designing and creating accent pillows. I had worked for a while at a nationally known fabric and home decorating store assisting clients with fabric selections and home decorating project designs…
- Born on March 4
- Joined May 4, 2011