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Sew Much More

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.

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Aug 14, 2022

Claudia Couto, owner and founder of Claudia Couture Homes LLC, has been in the design business for over 17 years. Born and raised in Brazil, Claudia’s passion for unique luxury design began at a young age, when she learned to sew at just 8 years old. With great grandparents who were Italian designers, the industry has been in her family for decades. After studying Chemical Engineering in Brazil, Claudia came to America to pursue her dreams of design. She graduated from New York Institute of Art with a degree in Interior Design and went on to begin her career in Connecticut, specializing in luxury textiles, high-end custom window treatments, upholstery, bespoke furniture design and beyond. Over the years, Claudia’s work has been installed in hundreds of homes curated by top interior designers. She has worked in Connecticut, the Hamptons, Westchester, New York City, Newport, Watch Hill and abroad in Dubai and areas of Japan. Her expert craftsmanship, along with her creativity, reliability and unmatched quality of work make her creations exceptional, unique and highly sought after. Along with her skilled team of craftsmen, Claudia consistently aims to exceed the expectations of her clients. She describes her style as clean, refined and elevated, with the insight and experience to work in homes with a range of aesthetics from modern and contemporary to traditional. Claudia lives in Fairfield with her two children, who are her biggest inspiration of all. 

Claudia is on Instagram

Links and Resources;

Claudia's Digital Tape measure

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