Devorah Miller

Owner, Red Thread Design

Topics: Children's fashion, Business, Entrepreneurship
Interview Date: July 2014
Extraordinary Insights: "Although it's important to stay focused on your goals, it's also important not to have tunnel vision. If you are focused to strongly on your goals you can miss other opportunities that might lead to wonderful things."

I believe that surrounding ourselves with colours and textures we love, wearing well-made clothes that make us feel great, and feeling connected to the people around us make life better. All Red Thread clothing is carefully designed for comfort and durability, because I know that when kids love a piece of clothing, they want to wear it all the time! Some of my pieces can be enjoyed for years, they’re designed to last as your child grows.

I love working with skilled local sewers, even though it costs much more than mass production overseas. I think you and your children are worth it. I also love choosing beautiful quality fabrics that surprise and delight you. Many of these fabrics are available for sale at my online fabric shop,

The name “Red Thread” was inspired by a lovely Chinese proverb I discovered when I adopted my daughter Samantha from China in 2003: “An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle but will never break.” ( /