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…

Book Update

The text part of the book has been finished and proof read, and is currently being illustrated. The final size of the book has been established – 36 pages of text, 36 pages of illustration and diagrams! Pre-orders are still being accepted for the books, which will be available for shipping Mid July.

Realm Magazine Coverage

Realm Magazine Marie Routhier, 19, Newfoundland By Heather Skydt When Marie Routhier was four, she began making her own skirts with her mother’s sewing machine. By the time she was 11, Marie was designing and selling figure skating costumes for friends. This eventually led to orders for graduation gowns and bridal wear. “Through word of…