Designer of the Week - BayouBabe5

This week get to know Angel Decker of bayoubabe5. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and 3 children, all 2 1/2.

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JM: When did you get started sewing and creating?

ANGEL: I've sewn for years, costumes, drapes, mostly interior design projects. I started designing children's clothes a little over a year ago when I found it hard to find cute matching brother/sister sets. I know that I became interested in sewing/creating from watching my grandmother when I was very young. SHE WAS AMAZING and could create the most beautiful "fancy" hats and dresses, name it!

JM: When did you start selling your designs on eBay?

ANGEL: I began selling on eBay a little over a year ago. I don't sell anywhere else right now due to LACK OF TIME...LOL. Before having my three sweet children, my previous "creative outlet" was teaching. I loved seeing children learn and I loved using creative thinking to teach.

JM: Do you remember the first outfit you sold on eBay?

ANGEL: I think it was a pair of embellished overalls. It didn't sell for very much..........LOL.

JM: Do you belong to any boutique group?

ANGEL: I am a member of several launch groups Boutique Eden Boutique Eden and Rockin Bobbins (both full of creative, amazing designers!

JM: Do you have a favorite item to create?

ANGEL:Anything with applique. I love how applique really allows a designer to be unique. It can turn any average outfit into a spectacular display of originality.

JM: If you could learn some new skills, what would they be?

ANGEL: I would love to learn smocking. I just think it is so beautiful! Crochet is another skill I wish I had time to improve.

JM: If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?

ANGEL: I love St. of my favorite places, but have not been to Italy..Isle of Capri. It looks breathtaking!

JM: What other things do you enjoy besides sewing?

ANGEL:Playing with and teaching my children. Just seeing them grow and change each day is my GREATEST joy:) I love tennis, but have lost the extra time to play lately.

JM: Anything else you would like to add?

ANGEL:I am so fortunate to be surrounded by so many great designers and customers, many of whom have become great friends! I feel like I'm finally doing what I was "meant" to do:)

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| Friday, June 29, 2007 9:40 AM | flag
Angels designs are sooo amazing! We have her darling cindy set. So precious

Dawn (bug*a*boutique) | Tuesday, August 22, 2006 4:32 PM | flag
Love your designs Angel. Always creative and full of detail!

Jamie :) | Tuesday, August 22, 2006 4:23 PM | flag
YAY Angel!! Just LOVE your designs as well as working with ya girlie! CONGRATS! :)

Angie (pretty*me) | Tuesday, August 22, 2006 11:21 AM | flag
Angel, your designs are so original and amazing! I'm honored to be in Eden with you!!

Lane | Monday, August 21, 2006 2:27 PM | flag
Angel is not only a wonderful designer she is an awesome friend. Always cheering others on and always ready with a kind word. I feel honored to call her 'friend'!

MOM | Monday, August 21, 2006 6:33 AM | flag
Wow, You are truly your Grandmother. She would be so proud of you just as I am. Keep it up and ypu'll have a runway before you know it!!!! Love you much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Angel | Sunday, August 20, 2006 2:31 PM | flag
Thank you my friends:) You're the best!

Aida | Sunday, August 20, 2006 6:00 AM | flag
Hi Angel :o) Way To Go!!!!! I am Sooooooooo Proud of You and Proud to call you my friend!!! You are AWESOME..Keep It up!!! I LOVE EVERYTHING You Do!!!!!

Stephanie | Sunday, August 20, 2006 5:25 AM | flag
Angel, You put great detail into everything that you make and your auctions always look great. Keep up the spectacular job that you do!

Ms Diane (Jayme's MOM) | Saturday, August 19, 2006 1:24 PM | flag
Hi Angel...... What great work. I am so proud of you. Your work is amazing. When you have a style show in New York, Jayme and I will come.

| Saturday, August 19, 2006 11:56 AM | flag
You are the most creative designer I've seen on the web! Love your work and creativity!

Ellen A. | Saturday, August 19, 2006 7:48 AM | flag
Angel, your designs are awesome! And the children are the most perfect little models to show of the designs.

| Saturday, August 19, 2006 7:29 AM | flag
You must have a great husband as well that helps take care of the kids while your create your masterpieces! It's nice have someone so supportive of your work!

| Friday, August 18, 2006 10:00 PM | flag
Wow!! I'm so proud of you. So many things to do, with so many babies and you find the time to do all this wonderful goodness. I don't think proud is the word I really want to use, but it'll have to do for now. Good Luck, your friend in St. Louis, Becky

Cori | Friday, August 18, 2006 4:31 AM | flag
Love the interview Angel!!! :)

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