New Publication!

Marie’s new manual – “The Bikini Book” will be released on November 1, 2003. Pre Orders are now being accepted! The book is geared towards fitness / bodybuilder / pageant contestants, though most of the principals covered will apply to regular bikinis as well. Some topics covered: Sewing techniques, underwiring, padding, colour selection, ornamentation, fitting,…

CNE Fashion Show

Catch some of Marie’s designs in the CNE beach / swimwear fashion show, August 30th. The show will take place at the Celebration Stage (Outdoor), beginning at 7:00pm. Also, catch some of our clients : Melanie Hiscock, Liana Santarossa, and Maria Covelli, who will be competing in the CNE competitions, also on the Celebration Stage,…

Team Canada’s Newest Designer

Marie has recently started work on Synchro Canada’s Team Canada. These suits will be worn by the team to various international competitions this year, including the Pan Am Games in August. Team Canada won a Bronze medal at the last Olympics, and Gold at the last Pan Am Games. These suits (Free Program) are quite…

New Techniques!

Well, it looks like we’re all ready to start plugging two new options that we’re pretty proud of. 1.) We have developed a special technique that allows us to use almost ANY font (and there are 1000’s of them out there) to applique lettering on to your wrestling costume! Pick a fabric from our selection,…

The Express Coverage – Designing Woman

The Express, October 31 2001 Designing Woman Marie Routhier is answering her calling in St. John’s BY CRAIG WELSH, The Express Marie Routhier’s future was set when she was 11 years old, after her mother came home with an unsightly skating dress. “My mom bought me a $90 skating dress and it was ugly,” she…

Home Business Report Magazine Coverage – Marie Routhier Designs

Home Business Report Magazine, March, 2001 Marie Routhier Designs By Eva Weidman With someone like Hauge doing all the planning, the bride can turn her full attention to her wedding dress. It’s said that every bride looks beautiful, but the bride with a wedding dress designed just for her looks extra-special. It’s that feeling that…

Second book due out in December

Marie’s second book, “The Skating Dress Style Book” is due to be ready for shipping by December 10th. This book will cover aspects of skating dress styling not covered in “Sewing for Skaters….”. Flat skirts, Empire waists, slip dress styles, practice dress ideas and “strappy” techniques are covered, as well as the pattern drafting techniques…