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SKINNYFATTIES: Meet Greenpoint Designer Joshua Adam Brueckner

Every great company starts with a great story. Greenpointer Joshua Adam Brueckner lost his job and needed to find a new one, but he didn’t have any money to buy clothes for job interviews. So like any DIY minded person he taught himself how to tailor his old clothes into better fitting, more fashionable pieces.
“I just turned this thing I’d never wear into something I can wear,” Joshua said, but there was a steep learning curve for Joshua.
“Not even a button!” he said about his sewing skills when he began, but he had a special knack for tailoring ties. With a lot of fat ties in his closet, which are not becoming on his slender physique, he transformed them into skinny ties, which is how his tie tailoring company SKINNYFATTIES was born. Continue reading

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Learn How to Tailor Your Own Garments at Kill Devil Hill ($5 off!)

Are you like me, so short everything even cropped pants need to get tailored? My first mistake is wearing cropped pants! But this isn’t a fashion lesson it’s a sewing lesson from the resident seamstress Melody over at Kill Devil Hill. The class is $30, but $5 off for Greenpointers’ readers! Just mention us when you sign up!

Dates:
Tuesday September 25th, 2012 – 6-8pm
Sunday September  30th, 2012 – 5-7pm

Space is limited.

To sign up:
Call : 347.534.3088 -or-
Email : killdevilhill (at) gmail.com

Kill Devil Hill
170 Franklin St

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