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Welcome to YAH Accessories. Those are my initials for Yvonne Anita Higgins.

I started sewing at age six when my brother gave me an embroidery kit for Christmas. I moved on to doll clothes, then clothes for myself and my family, including a very fine wool dress shirt for my father. It was his favorite shirt.

My high school sewing teacher took me under her wing and taught me how to make tailored suits. Several of my fine wool suits I made in high school won awards at local contests, including one at Michigan State University where I was competing with home economic majors.

She also got me a job with an interior decorator where I learned to make drapes, curtains, and the basics of upholstery.

I love working with all types of fabrics: wool,…

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  • Born on July 24
  • Joined October 2, 2011

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About

Welcome to YAH Accessories. Those are my initials for Yvonne Anita Higgins.

I started sewing at age six when my brother gave me an embroidery kit for Christmas. I moved on to doll clothes, then clothes for myself and my family, including a very fine wool dress shirt for my father. It was his favorite shirt.

My high school sewing teacher took me under her wing and taught me how to make tailored suits. Several of my fine wool suits I made in high school won awards at local contests, including one at Michigan State University where I was competing with home economic majors.

She also got me a job with an interior decorator where I learned to make drapes, curtains, and the basics of upholstery.

I love working with all types of fabrics: wool, cotton, corduroy, knits, brocades, taffeta, fleece, denim, upholstery fabric, and velvet.

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