Hope Yoder is an author, designer and sewing instructor who specializes in heirloom sewing and loves to incorporate traditional heirloom techniques and machine embroidery into romantic ladies clothes and accessories. She has written two books entitled: "Embellished Heirloom Treasures" and "Victorian Dreams Heirloom Shirt." Hope has designed a series of machine embroidery CDs called "Heirloom Embellishments" which features heirloom techniques that are re-created in the embroidery hoop. "Hope Sew Patterns" is an exciting new line of sewing patterns for clothing and accessories, which include many different embellishment techniques as well as fashion forward projects for everyone. Hope's newest addition to the website is her extensive line of fabric covered button supplies, perfectly sized button cover embroidery designs and custom made Button~Ups Fabric Button Cover Machines™. She is helping women (and men) get started with their own button cover embroidery business, helping supplement their family income by starting their own small business.
Hope has appeared on several TV episodes of "Sewing With Martha" and she often teaches for Martha Pullen at the School of Art Fashion. Her work has been featured on the cover of "Sew News," "Sew Beautiful," "Designs in Machine Embroidery" and "Clotilde's Sewing Savvy" magazine. She also writes for "Australian Machine Embroidery," "Creative Machine Embroidery," and "House of White Birches." Hope travels the country teaching hands-on workshops helping ladies discover how to romance their wardrobe using her special techniques. Join Hope in Sarasota, Florida for her annual Embroidery & Embellishing Conference. Find out if Hope will be in your area by clicking on her Teaching Engagements page.
Designs By Hope Yoder is located in Sarasota, Florida in Interstate Industrial Park and is not open to the public. We ship products all over the world and are proud to be the country's Fabric Button Machine Experts. Hope is a happy mother of two beautiful daughters and has been married to her best friend for over 21 years. Marv Yoder (Hope's husband) is the in-house resident photographer and Hope's daughters are involved in assembly, modeling and are the in-house color analysts.
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