Marie has built an amazing business creating custom high-end dresses, clothing and specifically rocking the bridal world. She gives back to the design community through participating in numerous educational panels through NCSU and CAM Raleigh’s Design Camp. Not to mention her passion for mentoring young women and helping them start their own businesses. Meanwhile, many, many happy brides across the USA and beyond have been outfitted by her in spectacular one-of-a-kind designer wedding dresses.

Lead Seamstress, George Hobbs: FINE ARTISAN SEWING

George Hobbs began developing their passion for sewing and garment design when they picked up a needle and thread for the first time at age 5.  They attended North Carolina State University where they spent a semester studying industrial design in Prague, designed and showed a collection in the Art2Wear runway show, and received their B.A. in design studies (magna cum laude) in 2015.  Prior to joining the Cordella team in 2018, George worked on a high-end production line sewing designer jeans.

First Seamstress, Kaitlyn Miller: SEAMSTRESS, MAKE-UP ARTIST

A native of NC, Kaitlyn was raised in North Wilkesboro, a small town in the Appalachian Mountains. Growing up, she’s a self-taught artist and has always been the most fashion forward of her family. She attended North Carolina State University, graduating in 2019 from the Wilson College of Textiles with a BS in Fashion and Textile Management.” A lover of clever techniques – Kaitlyn expresses her personality and emotions through make-up. She’s able to guide clients toward ideal color palettes and your best look.

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