Rachel Barrera and Terri Booser joined forces in 2017 to establish Sugar & Spice Draperies and Shades, LLC. Combined, Rachel and Terri have over 50 years of experience in the industry which creates a dynamic duo for designing and fabricating unique and highly crafted window treatments.
Rachel’s design talent is emphasized by being the three-time winner of the Window Fashions Artisan Project (WFAP), a national annual design competition, where she designed and fabricated an innovative themed treatment to be displayed at the International Window Coverings Expo, Vision and subsequently published in the corresponding trade magazine, Vision. 2017, 2018, 2019.
Terri’s fabrication and instructional talent is highlighted through her involvement in the conference circuit of the industry. She was a conference and seminar instructor as well as career professional instructor at the Custom Home Furnishings Academy from 2005 to 2013. She was the Construction Zone Coordinator for the International Window Coverings Expo for 10 years and has received the coveted Industry Achievement Award in 2019. Her window treatments, business and instructions for fabrication have been featured in both Vision magazine and the Custom Home Furnishings Magazine on multiple occasions.
Rachel and Terri are both members of the Houston Area Custom Drapery Association, where Rachel has held the office of President since 2013.
The workroom of Sugar & Spice is located on the entire second floor of Rachel’s home in League City, TX. Its bright open layout, along with six industrial machines, professional boiler irons and fully convertible tables create an efficient workflow and a tidy working environment. The tables allow for multiple arrangements; side extensions and casters configure to handle multiple widths and extra long lengths providing the utmost accuracy for any drapery length.