256 - Claire Herne - I 'm Like The Energizer Bunny, I Just Keep Going
Welcome to the Sew Much More Podcast! The interviews here are with creative business owners, mostly in the Custom Window Treatment, Soft Home Furnishings, and Upholstery industry, but also with others that are sewing related or business related.
Claire's background is in investment banking, but she has sewn
throughout her life, just for fun!
Moving from the UK to the US in 2009 meant decorating a big
new house and she struggled to find a local workroom so she pulled
out my sewing machine and started making drapes and pillows and
found that she really loved it.
Soon Claire had friends asking her to start making soft
furnishings for them and she decided that she should do this
Louie Custom Drapery (named after Claire's mom and daughter)
has been in business for just over 3 years - she serves the local
Claire loves to interact with other workroom professionals and
most of her learning has been through this wonderful group and at
Claire lives with her 14-year-old daughter, 2 dogs, a cat, and
2 rabbits (aka Darien Petting Zoo!), her workroom has recently been
located to her garage and things are really taking off now.
An interview-style podcast with people in the Custom Window Treatment and Soft Home Furnishings industry. Ceil interviews business owners to find out their strengths, their challenges and advice they have for other business owners.