As a young woman, Sonia began making custom wedding gowns and clothing out of her own home. In 2001 she discovered embroidery machines and purchased her first machine, a Bernina 180. Once she learned how to use the software, she discovered that she was able to use her natural artistic abilities to create embroidery designs.   This was the beginning of Sonia Showalter Designs.    Since that time, Sonia has continued to offer some of the highest quality machine embroidery designs offered to the public.  New designs are added each week.

Sonia’s business is based out of Houston, TX. She lives with her husband, Gary, who has recently joined her full-time at Sonia Showalter Designs.