How a North Carolina Mom Turned Lolly Wolly Doodle Into a $10M Clothing Empire

Posted By on April 2, 2015

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Brandi Temple was a stay-at-home mother of four in Lexington, North Carolina, with a sewing machine that was collecting dust when she turned her talent into a $10 million clothing line.

“My husband bought it for me for Mother’s Day and it was a joke because he said, ‘Are you ever going to use it,'” Temple told ABC News of the sewing machine.

Temple dusted off the sewing machine and put it to use in 2008 when her two daughters began asking her for a specific type of clothes.

“My daughters were five years apart and they wanted to match,” she said. “I couldn’t find anything in the market.”

Temple began making dresses not just for daughters but for others too. She began to sell the clothes and her clothing company, Lolly Wolly Doodle, was born.

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