Fabrications Studio began in 2006, originally to create custom home furnishings, evolving into slipcovers, jewelry design, and costume design.

Therese grew up in Michigan where she learned to sew with her Grandmother by making Barbie doll dresses on a treadle sewing machine (the very one pictured here). This inspired her to earn a B.S. in Clothing & Textiles from Michigan State University.

Laptop upload 167In the course of her diverse professional career she has developed an eye for fine detail (through work in tailoring and bridal fashions), as well as an expansive knowledge of construction and fabrication techniques acquired while working in drapery workrooms as well as local theater productions. Therese lives and works in Barrington, Illinois with her family.

Therese is a member of  Slipcover NetworkDrapery Design ProfessionalWAOA, and WCAA.

Contact Therese at  847-687-7064 or via e-mail: