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Nine Muses

Crete, Illinois · 251 Sales


Nine Muses

Crete, Illinois 251 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Fotini Zounis

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Fotini Zounis

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5 out of 5 stars

girliegirl on Nov 18, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

It is clean and nicely sewn, and designed. The upper arms are a bit tight, but I can still wear it. Thank you.... great color. Luz


GINGERHARDY on Nov 10, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Best snuggly sweater ever!!! I just love it, and thanks so much for the fast shipping💜💜💜

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Love creating!

I loved fashion and making things as a child. My aunts were incredible knitters and my mother was amazing doing needlework. My mother as a young child in Greece worked for a tailor doing all the hand work involved back then. So she knew all the "formal" work to be done on an item and how to measure properly.
We could not afford a sewing machine when I was young so my mother and I made dresses for me by hand. A bit time consuming and not always perfect as on a sewing machine but it worked.
I had my 'big' break in High School! Back then there was still Home Economics offered as a course. I took sewing! LOVED IT! LOVED IT! My poor teacher,Sister Anita,I really gave her a challenge! I always picked out Vogue patterns, the hardest! Sometimes we would sit there the whole class hour and try to figure out the instructions! LOL! She loved the challenge and so did I! Senior year I was awarded the Sewing Award. I was shocked! Thank you Sister Anita!
I have been in retail,on and off, since I was twenty years old. Fifteen years ago I opened my boutique offering ready made clothing,jewelry and gift items. I still have my shop but now make all the clothing myself. Some clothing I make from a pattern but most are upcycled clothing which I make. I LOVE vintage linens,crochet and enjoy integrating them in my work.
I sew everything here in my shop during business hours and at night dream up ideas,cut fabric.
I always enjoyed shopping on Etsy and purchased many of my vintage crochet,lace,linens and fabric on here. I thought "why not join Etsy?" . Here I am!
I make items in various sizes,depends what idea I have in mind and what materials I have available for my idea. I do not make custom orders.
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I hope you enjoy browsing though my shop!


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  • Fotini Zounis

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Hello everyone! My name is Fotini and I live and operate a small boutique in a small town in IL called Crete. Since a child,I loved fashion and making things. So here I am on Etsy now,showcasing some of my items!

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Last updated on October 7, 2014
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