Kitty Sondern Snyder's Profile

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I`ve always loved making things, especially things to wear. I went to Parson`s School of Design in NYC to study Fashion Design. I made PARTY DRESSES for years (selling to Saks, Bendel`s, Macy`s in the 70`s.) Doing Custom Design BRIDAL and FORMAL DRESSES in my tiny shop in Kansas City in the 80`s. Making COSTUMES for my kids in the 90`s. I started making beaded Flower Corsages from all my dress scraps. A friend encouraged me to get a booth at a Holiday Show with her, so I whipped up 25 little Fleece and Feather girl`s COATS, like one I`d made my daughter. For fun, I made a few HATS too. Surprise! The hats were less work and sold better than the coats. I LOVE making the HATS! They are so much fun to figure out. I have a million ideas! The greatest thing is that EVERYONE WITH A HEAD CAN WEAR A HAT! They are like a lot of different little fuzzy personalities. I really like to make hats with someone specific in mind. Now I`m divorced, my…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 15
  • Joined February 4, 2009

Favorite materials

Fleece, felt, organdy, organza, cotton sateen, feathers, beads, taffeta, vintage buttons

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I`ve always loved making things, especially things to wear. I went to Parson`s School of Design in NYC to study Fashion Design. I made PARTY DRESSES for years (selling to Saks, Bendel`s, Macy`s in the 70`s.) Doing Custom Design BRIDAL and FORMAL DRESSES in my tiny shop in Kansas City in the 80`s. Making COSTUMES for my kids in the 90`s. I started making beaded Flower Corsages from all my dress scraps. A friend encouraged me to get a booth at a Holiday Show with her, so I whipped up 25 little Fleece and Feather girl`s COATS, like one I`d made my daughter. For fun, I made a few HATS too. Surprise! The hats were less work and sold better than the coats. I LOVE making the HATS! They are so much fun to figure out. I have a million ideas! The greatest thing is that EVERYONE WITH A HEAD CAN WEAR A HAT! They are like a lot of different little fuzzy personalities. I really like to make hats with someone specific in mind. Now I`m divorced, my kids edging out into their own lives. I`m ready to WORK, work, work and SELL! sell! sell!
Keep YOUR head cozy-WEAR one of my HATS!

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