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ASDP News and Updates
Two ASDP members are winners in the IPCA Ticket to Paradise Contest!
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MSDP Certification Program Awards First Scholarship
Blondell Howard, ASDP Formal Member from Baltimore, MD, is our first scholarship winner. Read her winning essay!
Featured Product: Tambour Beading DVD
ASDP is proud to introduce a new learning opportunity. This two hour DVD features the instruction of master beader, Professor Robert Haven of the University of Kentucky, Theatre Department. Robert has studied the art of Tambour Beading in Europe at the house of Lesage and teaches workshops on the technique around the world. The DVD has 9 chapters, each accessible independently from the opening menu so that you can return to sections to review skills and tips as needed. click here to order View more ASDP products
Mechiel began designing and sewing for her dolls at 7 years old. She made her own clothes by the end of grade school. In High School Mechiel made costumes for both the school and community theatres and also enjoyed making her own fancy dresses. She started sewing for the public over 30 years ago and has maintained her own business for more than 20 years.
Mechiel strives to improve and learn new skills continuously to feed her own passion and the needs of her clients. When she became a member of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals in 2007 she told us that it was a life and career changing. She got such a burst of renewed self-confidence at the 2008 conference that she hasn’t missed one since. She is working towards her Master Sewing and Design Professional Certification.