When did you set up your business and why?

I started Sewing Wild Seams late in 2019.

Having been a stay-at-home parent for almost 10 years at that point, I wanted to find a way to do what I loved, while also being at home with my children when they needed me.

Can you explain your process?

My aim when creating underwear is for everyone who wears it to feel comfortable - to feel at home in their body when they have them on.

It is such an important, simple part of our everyday life, yet for some people it is hard to obtain.

Inclusive sizing and creating underwear that is comfortable yet not restrictive is at the forefront of what I do.

Everything is done by me in my home studio - cutting, sewing and packing.

I aim to do all of this in the most sustainable of ways.

What is your best seller?

My best seller is the made-to-measure bralette. It comes in two styles, with two strap choices and can be made exactly to your measurements.

What is it about your business that brings you joy?

Hearing from people who feel happiness and empowerment after they receive their underwear.

Acceptance of and feeling at home in your own body is not an easy achievement. Being a tiny part of that journey for someone gives me so much joy.

What are your hopes for 2023?

I hope to keep doing what I'm doing and to keep building my business slowly. I would also love to branch into swimwear this year.

What advice would you give to another start-up business?

It can sometimes be a lonely path when you are working solo all the time. Reach out to other small creators and makers and try to find a community where you feel supported and encouraged.

Visit https://sewingwildseams.com/.

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