Evelyn Dame's Profile

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Mimi's Magic is the endeavor of Evelyn Smith Dame. She is the mother of 5 grown sons and a grandmother. She was raised as an army brat and lived and traveled throughout the United States and Europe. Traveling is still one of her passions and she especially enjoys perusing the markets and shops that are so full of culture, colors and textiles. She finds them both inspiring and fun.

She learned to sew when she was nine and would make many of her own clothes from that point on. Somewhat of a perfectionist in this area--when she received a store bought dress she would often remake parts of it for a better fit or workmanship. Her work has won competitions at Make it with Wool contests and county fairs.

Evelyn graduated from Brigham Young University in Clothing and Textiles/Fashion Merchandising. While there she took…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 22
  • Joined January 23, 2009

Favorite materials

Fabrics of all content but especially the naturals cotton, wool and silk

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About

Mimi's Magic is the endeavor of Evelyn Smith Dame. She is the mother of 5 grown sons and a grandmother. She was raised as an army brat and lived and traveled throughout the United States and Europe. Traveling is still one of her passions and she especially enjoys perusing the markets and shops that are so full of culture, colors and textiles. She finds them both inspiring and fun.

She learned to sew when she was nine and would make many of her own clothes from that point on. Somewhat of a perfectionist in this area--when she received a store bought dress she would often remake parts of it for a better fit or workmanship. Her work has won competitions at Make it with Wool contests and county fairs.

Evelyn graduated from Brigham Young University in Clothing and Textiles/Fashion Merchandising. While there she took several classes in clothing construction and tailoring, fashion design and also several interior design classes.

She enjoys Interior Design and Home Dec sewing--often designing a whole room around a beloved fabric. She has furnished several homes, condos and cabins with her professional work. Evelyn especially loves combining patterns and textures in creating items that delight the senses and are uniquely her own.

An item purchased or gift sent from Mimi's Magic will fast become a favorite of the recipient. They are made with love in a smoke free, pet free home and will bring many years of joy and serviceability.

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