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Sue Kondis, Owner

From my earliest years, sewing and hand crafts have been a part of my life. My grandmother and mother both considered “the sewing machine” to be an essential piece of furniture in their homes. I cherish my grandmother’s machine - still in my home today. But I have definitely moved into the 21st century in my personal sewing room.

Hand crafting, like cross stitch and embroidery, filled many enjoyable hours  for me as a young child. Home Economics classes in high school began my love for garment sewing and pattern fitting. I received a B.S. in Clothing & Textiles/Home Economics from West Virginia Wesleyan College. After raising my family, I became a Master Fashion Maker through the Mobile County Extension Service.

For the next 18 years, I was a freelance instructor for a Mobile, AL Sewing Store. During those years, I also ran West Mobile Sewing Studio out of my home where I taught a wide variety of sewing classes. It was during those years, I developed a of love of teaching children to sew. What an honor it is to be able to pass on the love of a craft that I am so passionate about! In 2002, I co-founded All About Sewing in West Mobile where I now oversee a state-of-the-art Sewing Classroom and teach machine mastery, basic sewing and many specialty classes. In 2012, I became the sole owner of All About Sewing and now, mostly sew vicariously through my students and customers.

Ms. Nellie
Greeter, Jonathan's Owner

Hello, My name is Ms. Nellie.
I am a super-energetic rescue dog, who followed her pet to work one day and stole everyone's hearts!
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I am a seasoned Treat Connoisseur and the Official Greeter of All About Sewing!

I can't wait to meet you!
(Don't forget the Treats!)
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Jonathan Kondis
Store Manager, Sales





Karen Sellew
Sales, Instructor, Phone Ninja
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My name is Karen, and I have worked at All About Sewing for many a moon --
and I enjoy every moment here!

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Superior customer service is my motto, and I love to sew with my own unique style.
Purses and garments are my patterns of choice. In my off hours, I love thrifting, so I'm all about ensuring you get a great deal!

I typically answer the phones-

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-so I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Trent Short
Instructor, Sales
Trent is our official KimberBeau!

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He keeps us up-to-date in the sewing machine world so we can have all the latest Dealer Quality Machines in stock.
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He is an out-of-the-box thinker and is always finding creative ways to help others solve sewing related issues. He has grown in the world of sewing since coming to All About Sewing from alterations to quilting, and has recently forayed into the world of KimberBell.

Amanda Smith
Web Advisor, Sales




Carma McDowell
Seamstress, Sales, Instructor




Chuck Kondis



Tony Coley



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