Welcome to my Blog.  I love sewing, gardening, cooking, photography and many more things.

My passions are designing, couture sewing, creating hand bound journals, cards, paper goods, growing and exhibiting roses, photography, my wonderful husband and our 2 crazy Shelties.

I moved to NYC to attend FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) major in Apparel Design with an emphasis on Evening Wear, Bridal Gowns and Haute Couture.  I received my Couture Certificate and my main focus is Custom Couture gowns, specialty embellishments, custom bridal accessories and alterations.

My dream has always been to have my own Studio where I could create beautiful gowns and bridal accessories.  C’est Lea is that dream.  I hope you will follow along with me as I start this new journey in my life.

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Facebook Page:  C’est Lea

Etsy Shops:  C’est Lea by Leslie Cox and  C’est Lea …. And More….

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Recent Posts

Exciting Life Change!

Its been a long time since my last post.  Let’s see probably about a year.  So much has happened, but the most exciting was our decision to pick up and move to “Nashville, Tennessee.”   What a great place.  So vibrant and beautiful.

What an experience it has been getting here.  Between selling the house, finding a place to live and yes, of course, figuring out how we were going to get our belongings cross-country, I learned one thing that has really stuck out in my mind:

Always remember!

Always remember!

It is so true.  It does all work out.

The “Workroom” is crammed full between computers, a desk, 2 sewing machines and cabinets, plus loads of containers with fabric, paper, markers, etc., but we are settling in.

We have beautiful mountains all around us, historic sites to visit, music, great fabric shops, my favorite craft shops and more at our fingertips.

I hope in the coming weeks to be able to get some projects started and be able to post them here.  My Etsy shops are still open and I plan on adding more items to both shops.

Stop and check them out.  C’est Lea and C’est Lea And More.

Here are a few photos we took along the way….

Pretty mountains around Wytheville

Pretty mountains around Wytheville

A stop along the way.

A stop along the way.


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