As a lover of clothing with a longing to become a fashion designer, nothing could have deterred me from introducing myself to a group of women whose sewing flourishes with creativity and design. Most of you may know these women as none other than the Wilbourn sisters. These talented women have been a household name for the past thirty years, not only in the surrounding counties of West Tennessee but all over the globe. As I entered through the front doors of Wilbourn’s Sewing & Alterations in Jackson, I was greeted by the humming sounds of sewing machines and by two amazingly energetic women, Johnetta Black and Mary Adams.
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