Building a custom dancewear company doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a truly special person that’s passionate, persistent, and determined. And that person is Dennette Nakamura, Founder and CEO of D.A. Designs Dancewear.
She loves the family atmosphere at D.A. Designs, and she’s proud to work alongside her daughter, Sandy. And we’re proud of the incredible skills and experiences that Petra brings to our amazing seamstress team.
One of the reasons D.A. Designs Dancewear is successful is because we are a very close-knit family business.
For nearly 45 years, Esther has been putting her sewing talent to good use. Just recently, she joined the family here at D.A. Designs Dancewear.
Our custom costumes Fit, Flatter, and Last, thanks to our team of skilled seamstresses at D.A. Designs. For 15 years, Deborah Delk has been a seamstress for us. She’s been sewing since she was fifteen years old, starting in Home Ec and her first project was an apron. Strapping on that apron, she’s been whipping…
Ever wonder how we get our custom costumes and dancewear to be flawless?
At D.A. Designs, we love new technology and continually stay up to date on ways to breathe excitement and life into everything we create. When we learn new and more effective techniques, we apply them to our uniforms and costumes. Today, let’s talk about logos and designs and the three options we use to apply them.
Has this happened to you? You’ve transported your dance costume in a garment bag and when you pull it out, it’s wrinkled! How are you going to get those unsightly wrinkles out before the competition?
We noticed a lot of questions popping up lately and we wanted to give you some answers. So, here is Part 1 of our Question and Answer with Founder Dennette Nakamura and Designer Kaelin Anderson. Let’s dive right in.
We’ve had so many great years at D.A. Designs and so many of those years we’ve designed and created a lot of custom costumes for every kind of performance team including Dance Studios, Guards, Dance & Cheer Teams, Drill Teams, and Majorettes.