Designer of the Week - Sunshine*Kisses

This week get to know Johnett of Sunshine*Kisses. She lives in North Carolina with her husband one daughter Lauren who is 3 years old.

See her current eBay auctions: Sunshine*Kisses

JM: When did you get started sewing and creating?

JOHNETT: I started sewing in junior high school I took sew classes and I still take sewing classes to learn new things, I also taught my self some things.

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

JOHNETT: I have been selling my designs on ebay for about 3 years now. Before I started selling my designs on ebay I sold antiques on ebay and had my own antique shop. I also sell at a local boutiue here in town.

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

JOHNETT:I do remember it was a pair of overalls and boy have I come along way LOL. I don't have a picture I lost it when my computer crashed. Gosh I think they sold for around $65.00.

JM: How did come up with your name, Sunshine*Kisses?

JOHNETT:I use to call Lauren my Sunshine when I got done making outfits and showed her she
would hug and kiss it. That is how I came up with Sunshine*Kisses.

JM: Do you belong to any boutique group?

JOHNETT:I don't belong to a group at this time still looking for the right one:)

JM: Do you have a favorite item to create?

JOHNETT: I so enjoy sewing and I have learned to smock recently and I truly enjoy smocking. I also love to make twirl skirts so it would be a toss up between them.The smocking has always amazed me and it is relaxing. The twirls are just fun with what you can do with them.

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

JOHNETT: Well I am learning photgraphy now. I think it is important to have quality photos for your auctions. Plus Lauren is growing so fast I would like to capture it through photography.

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

JOHNETT:There are so many countries I would like to see but I would have to say Africa I collect African art that has been used by tribes.

JM: What other things do you enjoy besides sewing?

JOHNETT: Just spending as much time with Lauren and my husband Travis.

JM: Anything else you would like to add?

JOHNETT:I truly am honored you would ask me to be designer of the week. I would like to thank you and all the ladies that have helped me along the way.

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Comments

| Wednesday, August 8, 2007 10:25 AM | flag
awww thanks Aida:) Hugs Johnett

Aida ~AnnaBella*Designs~ | Tuesday, August 7, 2007 10:19 PM | flag
Congrats Girl!! YOU DESERVE IT!!! BIG HUGS!!! For you and Lauren...

| Tuesday, August 7, 2007 6:09 AM | flag
Thanks so much Brooke Hugs Johnett

WillowTreeBoutique Brooke | Tuesday, August 7, 2007 4:29 AM | flag
Johnett, Wonderful interview Congrats and well deserved! Brooke

| Monday, August 6, 2007 6:17 PM | flag
Awww Misty your the best You are a true good friend. You and Cree are my best friends and you have helped me so very much. Hugs Johnett

Misty | Monday, August 6, 2007 7:48 AM | flag
Johnett, congrats on your interview!! Everything looks so great!I love the smocking you have been doing!!! I can't believe how big Miss Pretty Lauren is getting. She is one gorgeous little sweetie, and your capturing her great through your photos! Misty

Johnett | Saturday, August 4, 2007 5:04 AM | flag
Tanya I would love to go But not camping with the tribes LOL Hugs Johnett

| Friday, August 3, 2007 2:19 PM | flag
Jonette, Just love your designs and Lauren is a beautiful little girl.I enjoyed reading your interviw! Lets plan a trip to Africa! ( my DH is from s. africa and I still have never been! you should see thet museaum in his parents house!many xoxo's tanya

Johnett | Friday, August 3, 2007 1:30 PM | flag
Dianna Thank you but you know I had to have those perfect labels to put in my designs:) Hugs Johnett

Johnett | Friday, August 3, 2007 1:28 PM | flag
Awww Cree you are to sweet. You took me under your wing and have helped me along my boutique adventure and I just want you to know I so appreciate it. Thanks for being one of my best friends Hugs Johnett

| Thursday, August 2, 2007 7:02 PM | flag
great interview Johnett! How COOL is that suit you have listed??!!!!! Cree

Dianna - Custom Couture Label Company | Thursday, August 2, 2007 5:04 PM | flag
Hi Johnett! Congrats on being featured! Your work is just beautiful!!!

| Thursday, August 2, 2007 2:13 PM | flag
Thank you ladies for cheering me on and reading my interview. I truley enjoy designing. Hugs Johnett

| Thursday, August 2, 2007 11:34 AM | flag
Congratulations on the feature. Your work is beautiful and of course Lauren is stunning!

Elania | Thursday, August 2, 2007 9:21 AM | flag
I am so proud of you Johnett. I am proud to call you my sister. Give Loren a big hug for me!

Jaybird | Thursday, August 2, 2007 8:35 AM | flag
Great interview Johnett!!

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