"I would say it's a great stay-at-home thing for a little extra spending money -- and now it's at Neiman Marcus."
Daria Knowles hasn't stopped stitching velvet pumpkins since creating her first nearly a decade ago. She didn't imagine her
brand would one day sell in hundreds of boutiques across the country, let alone high-end retailer Neiman Marcus.
What started as a side gig soon enveloped her West Linn home with part-time employees, fabric bolts and shipping supplies. Today workers stitch 2,000 pumpkins every week in the brand's new Tigard base.