Interview With Yvonne Marie Benjamin Designer/Tailor of The Magic Needle

 

Yvonne Marie Benjamin / The Magic Needle


How did you become a Master Tailor?

Diverse education including both college and trade classes.


How did you become interested in Designing?

My dad gave me a challenge at seven years old, “You can have whatever clothes you want as long as you make them.” I love clothes.

What makes your business different than others?

We have clients of all varieties–design, government and corporate. If there is something I do not know how to do, I will learn how.


What was one of the most challenging jobs you have ever done?

Concept Create Cure, a cancer benefit in 2005. I made dresses out of 350 baseballs.


What do you like best about WAWAK?

The great inventory and the ability to call and talk to a live, friendly person.


What advice do you give to the next generation of Designers?

Always work hard and listen to the voice of experience. Constructive criticism is not bad!

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