About Us

Welcome to Our Expanded World of Fashion and Craft

Hello and welcome to our website! We are a dedicated team at Sewing Machine Buffs, each bringing our unique talents and expertise in the realm of fashion and sewing.

Our team members, Elise, Tringa, and Jessica, are passionate about various aspects of fashion design and garment creation.

Elise’s Journey in Costume Design

Elise ChaseElise has been deeply involved in costume design and apparel making for over a decade. Her passion combines creativity with a profound appreciation for historical fashion.

She specializes in creating costume designs that are deeply rooted in character study and historical accuracy.

Beyond designing, Elise loves to share her knowledge through sewing education and blogging, holding a BA in Costume Studies from Dalhousie University.

Explore more of Elise’s work on her personal website Elise’s Portfolio and follow her creative journey on Instagram Elise’s Instagram and YouTube Elise’s YouTube Channel.

Tringa’s Expertise in Pattern Drafting and Digitalization

Tringa Osmani
Tringa brings a wealth of experience in sketching, pattern drafting, and digitalization, with seven years in women’s clothing and four years in baby sewing patterns.

Her expertise extends to creating content related to sewing and fashion, such as articles, photography, and home sewing tutorials. Tringa’s dedication to excellence and professionalism makes her an invaluable member of our team.

Discover more of Tringa’s creations on her website Tringa’s Portfolio and follow her updates on Instagram Tringa’s Instagram.

Jessica’s Background in Fashion and Tailoring

Jessica Flores

Jessica started her fashion journey with a strong educational foundation in Fashion and Textile Technology.

Her early career in a local boutique led to a seamstress position in a tailoring shop, where she honed her skills in custom garment creation and fitting.

Jessica later established her own sewing studio, focusing on alterations and custom clothing projects. She’s known for her attention to detail and a personal approach that’s reflected in her work and contributions to the website.

As a team, we are excited to offer a richer experience on our website. From in-depth tutorials to creative design ideas, we aim to inspire and educate. Our collective experiences cover a broad spectrum of the fashion world, and we are thrilled to share our knowledge and passion with you.

Thank you for joining us, and we look forward to sharing our exciting world of fashion and craft with you!