Accessories – Charlotte, NC

My name is Kathi, and I currently reside in Charlotte, NC. After a lengthy career in assisted living I decided to pursue my passion, which is sewing and creating beautiful accessories as well as clothing from vintage Ukrainian embroidery. When I was a little girl, I would often see my grandmother stitching intricate designs onto "rushnyky" (towels), pillows and blouses. These items are precious to me, so when I travelled to Ukraine and saw elderly women selling their heirloom embroideries on the street, it tugged at my heartstrings and I couldn't help but buy them. I decided to give them new life and incorporate them into my designs. All my pieces are one of a kind. ...more