Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Red Rabbit

Our family has developed a habit. Once a month, we climb in our car, travel Route 322 East, toward the Clark’s Ferry Bridge. Right before crossing the Susquehanna, we turn in at a little restaurant called the Red Rabbit.

My father-in-law used to talk about the beginnings read more

Thursday, April 16, 2015


My husband, Rusty Sieber, owner,
operater, and mechanic for Shelco
with a roll of fabric ready to be biased

When my husband worked as a cutter in a garment factory, he continually heard, “Where is that bias? Didn’t it come yet?” Those statements gave him an idea. What if read more

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Central Pennsylvania Garment Factories

My experience with garment factories started in 1976 when my husband and I started a business to cut trims for the many factories in our area. We made bias binding, cross-cut ribbing, straight cut trim, bows for nightgowns, and spaghetti strap cording. Eventually, we worked for factories in other states as well.

David Peet, Inc. in East Salem became our first big
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