In this Style Blues Podcast episode, I caught up with Anita Morris from Anita by Design. She is a lovely lady with a beautiful sewing style. During our chat, we talked about how she has inspired her audience with grace and wisdom.
Style Blues Podcast: Meet Anita by Design
Anita Morris is a DIY fashion blogger as well as the creator of Anita by Design. She uses her brand to both inspire and teach women of all ages how to sew their own clothing.
She believes that when a woman discovers and embraces her own personal style, it boosts confidence and opens the door for amazing creativity with her wardrobe and all areas of life. Anita has a passion to equip women with the necessary tools to make their own garments while empowering them to create fashion that complements their own unique
On Anita’s blog, you will find plenty of DIY inspiration to get you motivated to
start your own journey as a sewist, refresh your skills, or even to take your sewing passion to the next level. The Anita by Design YouTube channel hosts a beginner’s sewing course. In this class, Anita teaches the basics of sewing with helpful step-by-step instructions. You will also find sew-along videos that walk you through the steps of creating garments with commercial patterns.
She is a woman of faith and mother of two adult sons who resides in Southern California. In addition to sewing, she enjoys reading, tea parties, lunch dates with friends, and Sisterhood, where women come together to encourage and walk alongside each other.
I first discovered Anita by Design shortly after her husband became ill. Anita has been through a tragic loss in her family. Since then I have followed her journey on social media and am always touched by the wisdom and grace she has to share. She is a very talented seamstress as well as a brand representative for Babylock Sewing Machines. Today I was able to catch up with Anita and learn more about her sewing journey and how she has dealt with her loss.
1. How did you learn to sew?
2. Why and when did you start blogging?
3. How has your personal loss and trials affected your sewing business?
4. Do you find sewing therapeutic?
5. What is next for you in your business?
6. Where can our listeners find you on social media?
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