Cindy Chock

Cindy Chock


As a theatrical costumer, draper and pattern-maker, Cindy Chock has worked in stage, film, and television for over 40 years. Her wide range of experience includes creating one-of-a-kind fashions for The Muppets, dance costumes for The Mark Morris Dance Company, The Joffrey Ballet, and countless Broadway productions. Her pattern-making designs have been featured in the collections of the Simplicity, McCall, and Butterick Pattern Companies. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, she began her teaching career in 1987 at The Parson's School of Design. Since that time she has gone on to teach at every level from Pre-K to college master classes. Currently, Cindy teaches sewing classes for the Theatrical Wardrobe Union in NYC and operates a successful dressmaking business, creating one-of-a-kind garments for her clients. Cindy is willing to travel internationally.

Contact Information

Cindy Chock's Sewing Room
300 West 55th Street,
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-246-9662


About the Association

The Vacuum Dealers Trade Association (VDTA) and the Sewing Dealers Trade Association (SDTA) exist to educate and promote independent floor care and sewing dealers in order to increase their market share. It exists to promote programs designed to enable the industry to be more competitive and to improve the industry as a whole.

The VDTA • SDTA is dedicated to supporting the interests of independent vacuum cleaner and sewing machine dealers around the world. It is the independent dealers’ voice in the floor care and sewing industries. The primary goal of the association is providing avenues to increase sales, communication, service, market share, and profit for all independent vacuum and sewing retailers. The association provides the floor care and sewing industries with the latest information on products and services, sales and marketing, training, and education through the monthly publications, SQE Professional and Floor Care Professional/Central Vac Professional and yearly conventions.

Many other association-sponsored programs and services are available to independent dealer members to improve their businesses using the code of ethics, member standards, special programs, sales tools, and member benefits.


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