Megan Illgner

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Megan Illgner

Sew Cool

“Catsuits, furkinis, hoods, superhero capes, flapjack onesies, fur coats with lights,” Megan Illgner rattled off. She loves to sew and design costumes and tailors and mends, as well. The Indy’s editorial designer has had her paws deep in faux fur and sparkles for the past decade or so, developing a “clothing line that caters to music and arts festivals.” From Wakarusa in her hometown Lawrence, Kansas, to Lucidity out in the Santa Ynez Valley, Megan’s bedecked festivalgoers young and old with her Santa Barbara Seamstress creations. She says Women’s Economic Ventures “helped me figure out my sewing business” — for which her world headquarters down at SBCAST is tailor-made. See

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