Colbey Decker, Make Your Day Designs founder and owner, grew up in Lansing, IA, where she began to discover the possibilities of design and entrepreneurship. In 2005, she earned a B.A. in Finance from Loras College. In 2008, Colbey earned a M.B.A. with an emphasis in Organizational Performance, Strategic Management and Nonprofit Management from the Tippie School of Management.
After pursuing a corporate career, Colbey discovered her true passion and began Make Your Day Designs in January 2009. She took her background in process mapping and developed a more user-friendly way to design patterns. Thus far, Colbey has designed 16 clean, sophisticated sewing patterns.
Colbey says, "Make Your Day Designs is my pride, my joy, and my passion. I feel incredibly blessed to do what I love for a living. The sewing community is a special place to learn and grow and that is an incredible gift!" Check out her patterns at makeyourdaydesigns.com.