Nikki P.'s Profile
Kobieta (kOb-jyet-a) is the Polish word for "Woman".
Part of my heritage is Pole and I think the word rings beautifully.
I began sewing for women by sewing for myself first. I am curvaceous. I am "plus size" and I am proud of my curves. I wanted clothing that spoke to this.
What I was buying from retail stores was leaving me feeling squeezed in them or with them hanging on me like a sack. If the bust and hips fit nicely the middle was too big. If the middle fit correctly, I was bursting the seams at the bust and hips. I was beyond frustrated!
No matter what the brand, the style was built around the specific size and figure the designer had in mind and not really what the majority of women are actually shaped like.
One day I realized that I was modifying nearly everything I bought off the rack and…
- Joined August 1, 2011