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Aspiring fashion designer Emily Osterbauer won first place at a bridal exposition in Madison for creating a wedding dress entirely from paper. Photo submitted.

New Richmond graduate pursues career in fashion design


When Emily Osterbauer received her first sewing machine in second grade, she had no idea that creating clothing would turn into a lifelong passion. But 10 years later, the New Richmond native is still chasing her childhood dream of becoming a fashion designer.

"There was just something about creating that utterly captivated me," she said. "Going from an idea to a final product is a really rewarding process."

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