After walking four block to the Wash DC Green Line Metro and riding to the Orange Line 19th & K Streets, NW. Ms. Debrick had to walk additional four more blocks to 21st& M Streets NW. Ms. Debrick very large winter wrap garment would always drop or come lose, Daily Ms. Debrick arrives red face and cold to the bone. One day the Assistance Manager said stop fussing and make something Ms. Debrick confronted him about his statement, Jeff said you seem smart enough to helped to organized various staff member work flow, make something to help yourself.
After speaking to Jeff Ms. Debrick co-worker said if you can draw something I’ll show you how to create a patent. Jackie the co-worker took Ms. Debrick to a fabric store to purchase some fabric. Since 1997 Ms. Debricksewed various styles came up with Breeze-Wind in 2004. In May of 2005 Ms. Debrick apply for a Patent. Ms. Debrickreceived her patent in 2012.
To test the market Ms. Debrick made samples made from a New York sample workshop and sold them in PA, DC, MD and VA flea marketers. She sold all her samples and made a second order mostly medium. After selling her sample both times, she found that medium was her big seller.
After this Ms. Debrick was very motivated. She auditioned for the QVC Oprah Big Ideal Show in March of 2006. Ms. Debrick was very disheartened because she didn’t receive her rejection. After 47 days the Friday before the show air that Monday in May of 2006 Ms. Debrick received an email from Oprah Show saying “SORRY YOU DIDN’T MAKE THE FINAL”. Ms. Debrick used this rejection as a consideration and recognition out of five States Oprah interview. My Breeze-Wind was selected for consideration and recognition.