My Sew Called Life

Since I was in kindergarten, I dreamt of being a fashion designer. I made my first article of clothing at 10 years old and made my very last in the 10th grade. What a short lived career? In the 20 years since I first birthed that childhood dream I have done just about every thing BUT  become a designer. From a journalist, to a freelance writer, to a stylist, to a retail sales person, to a law school applicant; I’ve given it all a try. Now its time to try this design thing. The one thing I can imagine doing for free. I’m launching full steam ahead into my design career and starting from ground zero with my own funds and a single sewing machine I am going to be a designer….SEW THIS IS IT.

Nichole Alabi is a graduate of Howard University with a B.A. in Journalism. Currently she resides in Washington, DC where she attends Howard University School of Law. Soon she will be a full-time fashion designer.

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13 Responses to “My Sew Called Life”

  1. Cicely January 5, 2010 at 2:29 pm #

    LOVE LOVE the blog….I know you continue to do amazing things. love ya Sis

  2. Dominique January 5, 2010 at 8:26 pm #

    Wonderful blog! I wish you tons of success! Love you!

  3. Asha Kamali January 14, 2010 at 3:04 am #

    Your blog is so EXCELLENT. You are truly inspired. I can’t wait to wear a Nichole Alabi original! Your eye is impeccable. Keep sewing.. Asha Kamali needs your fashions! xoxo. Do it lil’ sis!!

  4. Brittney January 18, 2010 at 4:01 pm #

    ooo a Nichole Alabi original just sounds official! I luv that you’re actually pursuing your dreams and documenting your every step! You’re such an inspiration! I can’t wait to see you make it big! Love you big sis!

  5. Michelle January 20, 2010 at 2:28 pm #

    Amazing blog. Keep it up. Very proud of you and can’t wait to wear a Nichole Alabi original. Just let me be your attorney and let’s make it an real HU-Alpha connect.

  6. Diva Previous January 20, 2010 at 2:30 pm #

    Love what you are doing. I’m so excited about your future! Your fashion sense is amazing. Keep pressing little sis. It shall come to pass!

  7. Nichol January 21, 2010 at 1:22 pm #

    Alabi!!! Fantanstic!!! You have been blessed with an amazing talent!!! I love the sweat pants!!!! Stay focused lil sis!!!

  8. ShelliDawn April 22, 2010 at 9:24 pm #

    Love your point of view as a designer and as a writer! One critique: I need more. :o) Please?

    • sewthisisit April 24, 2010 at 9:47 am #

      Thanks for the support! I am really really trying to get the hang of blogging daily…I will definitely work on it! Please subscribe so you can get updates.

  9. Veketa June 23, 2010 at 4:46 pm #

    So proud of you! What an awesome talent, keep it up.

  10. Kailyn Hart November 29, 2010 at 9:01 pm #

    I can soooo ( I mean SEEEEWWWW) picture you as a fashion designer. I’m routing for you.

    • Moni March 17, 2012 at 6:38 pm #

      What can I say? Nicole I am very proud of you! The sky is no limit my dear. I will see your labels in exclusive stores pretty soon.

      • Nichole Alabi March 19, 2012 at 10:27 am #

        Thanks for your support Auntie!

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