Assoc of Sewing and Design Professionals


The Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (formerly Professional Association of Custom Clothiers) was established in 1989. There are approximately 500 members across the U.S. and Canada, and currently there are 14 local chapters.

Association members work in home based and commercial settings. Members are:

* custom clothiers
* designers
* sewing educators
* authors
* costumers
* wearable artists
* image consultants
* pattern makers
* production sewing
* …and other sewing professionals

Areas of Expertise

Members may also specialize in specific areas including:

* bridal and evening wear
* tailoring
* millinery
* alterations
* skate and dance costumes
* historical reproductions
* couture garment construction
* …and more

Books by Assoc of Sewing and Design Professionals