My Business Is a Fourth Grader (!?!) Happy 10th Birthday to Redthreaded

Folks. Wow. 

When I began Redthreaded in my college apartment in early 2009, I never dreamed that it would become a business with employees, studio space, and an international reach. It's been a long, sometimes hard decade, but I'm happy to be here.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 30% of small businesses make it to (and through) their 10th year.

So I want to take a minute to celebrate YOU, our amazing customers, supporters, and fans, for believing in us and our products. Below, we've shared some photos from our clients over the years. From the individual to the large scale theatre production, you're all important and integral to our successes. We do this for you.

Here's to another 10 years.

Christine Millar (Sewstine) in her custom Jeanne stays 
Photo by Lindsey Hinderer

Costume Designer Linda Cho trusted us to bring some of her designs for Anastasia the Musical to life, for the Hartford, Broadway, and tour productions

Lauren Stowell and Abby Cox of American Duchess are big fans of ours (the feeling is mutual, you should see my costume shoe cabinet...), and we're happy to see Abby looking so fabulous in a number of our corsets, like the Margaret
Photo by Lauren Stowell/American Duchess
The American Duchess ladies even made a video about their 1830's stays. Thank you! (And that freeze frame is really something)

Devon dyed her stock white Tudor stays (discontinued) a lovely shade of blue. So clever! All of our cotton sateen corsets are dyable.
Photo by Allen Castillo

Jenny strikes a pose in our Lydia corset 
Photo by Anthony Hauger
Chelsea Souder of A Sartorial Statement loves her 1860's corset and shared it on Instagram

We are always happy to work with Costume Designer Gregg Barnes, and have made many looks for his shows, including Something Rotten! and Tuck Everlasting on Broadway. 

Jessica Quirk of Stars And Field made her beautiful hand-embroidered stays from our pattern

Cheyney McKnight of Not Your Momma's History in custom wool stays
Photo by Lindsey R Mullholand

Stays fittings at our Dallas trunk show last November
These ladies are all trying our synthetic whalebone 1780's stays

We love it when you share photos with us. Tag @redthreaded in your public Instagram photos so we can see them! And our email inbox is always open.

Thanks again, everyone. Now, to #justkeepsewing. I should probably go get us some cake or something!

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