Sonia1PPHeadshotresizedforblog2Sonia has been creating machine embroidery designs since 2001.  Once she learned the “in and outs” of the Bernina software, her natural artistic abilities really came through.  Since that time, she has sold to embroiderers all over the world and continues to produce new designs on a regular basis.   Her favorite hobby is doing anything with her 8, soon to be 9, grandchildren.   She lives with her husband, Gary, in Houston, TX.







Jennifer is Sonia’s older daughter and a part of Sonia Showalter Designs team.  She is the Web Manager/Editor and is working very hard to keep the site working for you.   Jennifer was born in Merced, CA, and currently lives in Houston, TX.  She is married to a Navy man, of whom we are all very proud.  Jennifer has 3 active boys to keep her hopping.  She is also a strong advocate for finding a cure for autism.  She also has some great gluten-free recipes!






Gary is who Sonia refers to as her “DH”.  Until recently, he worked as a church music director.   He now works full time with his “DW” and Sonia Showalter Designs.   He helps Sonia with her photography. (Actually, he is a glorified tripod for lighting!)  Gary will be keeping up with the Sonia Showalter Designs blog page, helping with customer support, and whatever else Sonia asks.   He is a “newbie” to embroidery design, but willing to learn along with some of you.  Music is one of his pastimes.