Satin Stitches was founded in 1978 by Deborah J. Nelson. Over the next 4 decades Deborah built a talented team of design professional to work with clients across the nation.
Our customers include dance teams, show choirs, pro cheer, pom teams, synchronized skating teams. Over the span of her career, Deborah contributed greatly to the design community as a speaker and writer. Many of her costumes are now archived in the Minnesota Historical Society’s permanent collection.
With Deborah’s blessing, a longtime employee and designer took over as new owner of Satin Stitches in 2020. Aside from playing a significant role at Satin Stitches for the last several years, Mercedes has passion and experience creating high-end women’s wear. Her designs have been featured in magazines and local runway shows.