Tommie Hernandez

Designer, Small Business Owner, and Teacher in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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My Story

More than 30 years ago I fell in love with art. What inspired me the most was the

magic of transforming a piece of fabric into “wearable

art”. I started drawing and sewing when I was just eight years old. It was as if I discovered a whole new world. That experience gave me the urge to do what I do nowadays: help my clients/friends to wear fun clothes that express their personality and make them

feel good about themselves!

My first trip to New York in 1983, right after taking my first sewing lessons, changed my life forever. I proudly wore a wardrobe made by yours truly, and yes, I was only eight!, and after a few hours in the Big Apple I decided I would live there someday... and I did it. Fifteen years later... continue reading in

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  • Education
    • Fashion Institute of Technology