351 - Listener Favorite - Jean Lawes and Cindi Gray - Partnering Up!
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.
Jean Lawes is the owner of HomeStyle Workroom, LLC, a
Custom Workroom to the Trade, located in Jarrettsville, Maryland.
With an extensive background in Sewing and Design, Jean is thrilled
to be working with outstanding Interior Designers in Maryland,
Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Thanks to Jeanelle Dech’s marvelous
“Real Workroom” series, she met her “partner in crime,” Cindi Gray,
owner of Manor Decorative Services. Fabricating, and collaborating
together (two business ventures working in a cooperative), they
truly make a Dynamic Duo!
Cindi Gray learned to love sewing as a small child
and eventually leveraged that love into a business when she
established Manor Decorative Services in 1999 in her home
in Monkton MD.
This allowed her a flexible schedule to be
available to her family, as well as allowing her to earn a degree
in Interior Design from Harford Community College.
She has recently joined forces with Jean Lawes of
Homestyle Workroom LLC, working together to create beautiful window
treatments for local designers.
Links and Resources;
I've attached a pdf in the show notes, if you want Jean and
Cindi's Excel spreadsheet, just send me an email;
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.