I vividly remember my clienteles reactions as soon as they realized that December 2009, will probably be the last time , that I would make clothes for them. (The ones that I confided in). It was a bitter -sweet moment for the most part. My clienteles were excited, at the same time worried about the […]Read More Gifted hands – the finale !
“How could you stoop so low to become an apprentice in a sewing shop? It’s not a professional job! You’re going to end up in poverty! You are a disgrace to the lineage of this family!” If you’re reading this blog, I’m pretty sure, you’re surprised at the comments above. What if I told you that in […]Read More Gifted hands part VI-“to be or not to be”
Are we there yet? I asked the young man taking me to his friend’s shop. The shop is by the corner of the road, he replied. So now, I’m thinking in my head that there are many shops by the corner, which one is it? I hope this young man is not trying to take […]Read More Gifted hands (part IV): The conversation
Me: Hi Belinda! It’s been a while ! What are you up to these days? Belinda: Girl! I am fine! I’m taking sewing lessons, somewhere downtown. Me: Wow! That’s great! Can you take me there ? I’m interested in learning how to use a sewing machine. First of all, how much is the cost? Belinda: […]Read More Gifted hands (part III)-The plan