Q: Who is the most influential woman in your life?
My sister is absolutely the most influential woman in my life. She is younger than me and I always thought I had to be a good role model and look out for her in life. But at the same time, she has always pushed me to be a better person while always being my cheerleader. She has been there at the absolute lowest points in life and understands me like none other. I love her very, very much.
Q: Where do you find inspiration for creating your DIY garments?
I find so much inspiration right on social media. I follow luxury to independent clothing designers to see what is trending. I love to see other content creators and home sewing bloggers to see how they are styling themselves. Fabric manufacturers and fabric stores are great places to see new innovations in fabric technology, especially with recycled fibers and using sustainable practices. Finally, I follow independent pattern designers so I can purchase their products and base my makes off their drafting and not have to recreate the wheel.
Q: Has there been a moment in your career as a Creator that you felt you made an impact?
There have been several times where I have auctioned items I have made to benefit various social causes. It just blows my mind how much people are willing to donate for organizations that mean a lot to me. This includes #StopAsianHate, #BLM, domestic violence shelters, Covid relief in south Asia, to helping displaced animals in Australia. With the generosity of my followers, we’ve been able to make real global impact which is so incredibly special.