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Formerly of

‘Dance at 8’

danceat8

Dance at 8

Danceat8.com

Originally from the USA. I have lived in Pershore, Worcestershire for 23 years now.  

I first started sewing at the early age of 7,  (because my Barbie Dolls wanted Designer Clothes… : )


As I grew up,  I wanted Designer Clothes……  I loved creating  and sewing so I went on to get a Degree in Fashion Design and Pattern Drafting from FIDM in Los Angeles, California.

(The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) http://fidm.edu

  

I have gained many years of experience in the Garment industry in LA including working in the Calvin Klein & Sarah Arizona Showrooms and the Design rooms of ‘Full Nelson’.


Some of my past experience include working in the Bridal Industry doing Bridal Alterations, Selling Bernina & Elna sewing machines and Working in large Fabric shops in the USA.


My Design Portfolio to date consists of not only designing Swim wear, Lingerie,  Ballroom & Latin Dance wear  I have recently expanded into Ladies Golf Wear.


As a Knitwear Designer I have designed for ITV’s  'This Morning' Television programme and had my Pattern designs featured in

‘Machine Knitting Monthly' magazine in the UK.


You may have heard me on BBC Radio,  “Talking All Things Fashion” on various segments throughout the past few years.


I am also fascinated with Photography & Website design !  

(This website is just one of my Creations…)


I love, Sewing, Fashion and Great Design in general.


Let me share with you my Enthusiasm & Knowledge to help you make

the most of Your creative projects.


Give me a ring on 01386 555 353


I am also available for Design Commissions and Educational Workshops.


I look forward to hearing from you.






Warm Regards,



 Barbara Pritchard




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