Meet Karen's by Design

Born in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a second generation "self taught" seamstress she knew from a young age that the art of creative design and sewing was innate. Following in the footsteps of her mom and eldest sister, her passion and skill of transforming fabric into beautiful, elegant and form-fitting apparel grew and continues to grow more and more.

Karen has over 10 years of "hands-on" training in dressmaking and alterations at Elegant Creations sewing studio in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. In 2012/2013 Karen upgraded her knowledge and skills at the International School of Career/ ICS Canada in Dressmaking and Design graduated with Highest Honors. Her confidence and efficiency had enabled her to provide remarkable, beyond expectation services in custom sewing, alterations, consulting to her clients for cultural, casual, evening, bridal wear, grad dresses, cinema costumes and any other desired attire.

The skillfulness has materialized into custom designed creations for her customers. She is capable and posses the knowledge to meet your every need in this ever changing world of fashion and manufacturing. She is focused, driven by quality and customer satisfaction.

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The Studio

Locally owned and operating in the Calgary area since 2017, Karen's by Design has been custom designing, sewing and offering alteration services to a number customers and the community. Reliable and affordable services is our specialty, so we’re sure we can find the solution for your specific needs.