Satin Stitches created these jumpsuits for Lincoln HS back in the 2006-2007 dance season. They featured long, black velvet legs. This season, the team cut the legs to create a more contemporary looking biketard. We LOVE for our costumes to get a second life – especially ones that we LOVED, years ago.Read More
Customer Spotlight Blog
At Satin Stitches we create. We create custom-designed performance costumes of all types, for all sizes and shapes. Our show choir clients use us as a resource for very unique, themed costuming, whether historical, futuristic or fantastical, for both their girls and their boys.
Additionally, we offer less expensive customizable styles that are more traditional. We are currently designing new styles for inclusion into our Web Store. Right now, we offer basic dance pieces, such as leotards, pants, shorts, skirt and some dresses. In a few months, we will have additional basics and some unique costume options added.
The process:Read More
Designing fabulous, new Web Store styles is hectic, exciting and fun! We just added about 50 new styles to our Audition and Pro Apparel. With 3 professional fashion/costume designers on our staff, we can really get creative!
Here are the steps:Read More
Many years ago, Satin Stitches created bright polka dotted kick costumes for Mounds View HS's Dance Team.Read More
A nearly 7-month long process culminated in a 6th place finish for Harbor City Music Company, at the Sweet Adelines International Convention and Competition in Las Vegas in mid-October, this year.
Are there challenges for custom fitting approximately 100 costumes for groups that will wear their custom performance costumes for years to come? Yes! It is a huge investment in time and money for all involved.Read More
We were provided with this inspirational photo and sketch collage, and asked if we could custom create these skirts for Tualatin HS dance team’s upcoming Oregon state high school competitions.Read More
Spotlight: Zionsville Show Choirs!
Our client, Zionsville HS show choir specializes in theatrical-style, historic costuming for their two show choirs: The Royalaires (a coed varsity group) and The Choralaires (an all girl group). Directors, Deana Broge and Aaron Coates work hand in hand with head designer Deborah to create incredible stage costumes.Read More
“Company of Singers” Varsity Show Choir started their competitive season last week.Read More
With J & K Elite Dance Studio in Illinois, we designed 3 coordinating kick unitards for their 3 different performance teams. We started with a preliminary sketch. After this original sketch, we continued sketching until ‘we got it right’.