Another article by that intrepid reporter, Anne Gonzales
Hobbyists and business owners alike are taking advantage of the renewed popularity of the craft
Sacramento Business Journal – August 17, 2007
Michelle Singleton likes to sew, but she doesn’t fit the common stereotype of apron-clad grannies huddled in a sewing circle from a black-and-white-tinged era. The 20-year-old Sacramento City College student represents a new kind of seamstress coming into the fold.
“I sew because I’m a fashion design major, and I like to design and make my own clothes and accessories,” said Singleton, who started sewing in college classes in 2005. “I make my own stuff and I wear it, so I can get exposure for my designs.”