- General Manager
Ken started with Sewing & Vacuum Warehouse when we opened our doors back in 1990. While much has changed in the industry over the years, the basic needs that make our store successful has not. He understands that our customers are wanting quality products, a wide variety, and to know that their purchases are supported through warranties, classes, and training. In his free time, Ken enjoys spending time with his family, riding ATV’s and watching the kids play ball!
- Store Manager – Houston
Lee joined the team back in September 2009 and quickly became a store favorite with our customers. He has an extensive knowledge that he loves sharing with our customers and is always staying up to date with changes as they happen in both the sewing and floor care industry. In his spare time, Lee loves working on his ’68 Firebird and watching his son compete on the motocross circuit!
- Store Manager – Conroe
Patricia, better known as Tricia, joined our team with a solid background in retail. She has over seven years’ experience in the sewing and vacuum industry, and uses her excellent and extensive knowledge of products and sewing techniques to match customers with their perfect machines. She loves working shows and events, so keep an eye out for Tricia at our next event or at the Houston Quilt Show!
- Fabric Manager – Houston
Bio coming soon!
- Website/Amazon Sales – Houston
Lauren oversees our internet sales, as well as our social media, and website. She handles all sales for our website and Amazon stores, so if you have a question about your order feel free to drop her a line. She recently graduated college with her bachelor’s degree in graphic design. Keep an eye out on our emails, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram accounts for her! In her free time, she loves to sew, embroider, quilt, spend time with her friends and family. She's a proud dog mom to her two dogs, Monkey and Chili.
- Sewing Machine Technician – Houston
Paul is our sewing technician and has an extensive knowledge in sewing machine and embroidery machine repair. When he's not helping customers with their machines you can find him outdoors, either camping or fishing. He loves classic cars and watching his Texans and Astros play!
- Education/Sales– Houston
Brenda has been sewing and embroidering for over 20 years. She also enjoys creating her own designs in Brother digitizing software. She is co-leader of Brother club and leader of the Nite Owls. When she's not in store helping our customers, you can find Brenda spending time with her family and sailing!
- Fabric – Houston
Judy joined our team in February of 2016 with a background in sewing and quilting. With over 20 years of experience Judy is always willing to lend a hand to customers who have questions. Her favorite type of quilts to make are wall hangings. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and listening to country western music!
- Fabric/Sales – Houston
Diana began sewing at the age of 7 first making doll clothes, which turned into sewing her own clothes. She continued to sew, making clothes for her family and eventually even made her own wedding dress! Her sewing then turned into a small home based sewing and alterations business. She took her first quilting class in 1995 and found her passion, while still occasionally making garments today. Since then Diana has worked in several different quilt shops and truly loves helping customers pick out their fabrics for their projects!
- Vacuum Technician/Sales - Conroe
With over 33 years in the floor care industry there's very little that James hasn't seen. Whether you have a service question or want to know how to take care of all of your different flooring services he's the guy to ask! James enjoys outdoor activities and goes hiking every chance he gets.
- Sales/Ordering - Conroe
Carolyn comes to use after working in the oil and gas industry. She says her long love of crafting was the reason she originally came in to the store and when she showed and interested in joining the team, we made it happen! Carolyn’s knowledge and enthusiasm have quickly made her a customer favorite. When not in the sewing room Carolyn loves spending time and playing with her 9 grandkids!
- Internet Sales/Chat - Houston
Joseph just joined the team in October of 2018 and has been a wonderful addition to the store. He loves technology and learning new things! He has been in customer service for over 3 years and thrives in fast pace environments helping customers as best as he can. He handles our online chat and sales for our company.
- Ordering - Houston
Pam came with a background in sewing for over 40 years and joined the team in November of 2018. She oversees ordering for both our Houston and Conroe stores. She's made everything from her graduation gowns, to maternity clothes, and more! Recently taking up taking up quilting she's found another hobby she loves! In her free time she enjoys playing tennis, volleyball, and spending time with her chocolate lab Kodi.
- Sales - Conroe
Savannah works all over the store but can usually be found working in the fabric area. She’s always smiling with an upbeat attitude and is quick to help locate anything the customers could need in the store. She loves being outdoors and is working on her college education.
- Vacuum Technician - Houston
Jason handles all of our vacuum repairs for the Houston store. He enjoys working with his hands, taking things apart, and putting them back together. He likes reading, animals, firearms, and playing video games!