Rhonda Griffin's Profile
Sewing has been my passionate hobby since childhood. I began with Barbie doll costumes, sewing them by hand,needle and thread. My mother had an old 1930s Morse sewing machine that I practiced on during my primary school years. As mother and I updated to newer machines, I advanced from intermediate to advanced level sewing before entering high school.
I began a small custom couture design business in 1975 during my college years. While studying art history, classical music, and piano, I became fascinated by fine craftsmanship of designers from the 17th,18th and 19th centuries. It was then that I learned how fine exceptional clothes are crafted and constructed.
After a lengthy career in community social work, I did a mid career change. I longed to create fine theatre quality historical, period, vintage inspired costumes and clothes. The…
- Born on October 5
- Joined May 9, 2009