Susan Gates, owner of The Velvet Pug, has over 15 years’ experience in design, including a position as territory manager in the textile industry, and a position as sales associate for Samuels Interiors in Memphis.  In addition to managing her shop, Susan visits clients’ homes to advise on art selection and placement, curtain and soft goods design, and general decorating tasks that require a trained eye.  Susan possesses established accounts with fabric companies such as Thibaut, Anna French, Sunbrella, Fabricut, Schumacher, and Carole with access to virtually any fabric on the market. She also maintains buying privileges with countless To The Trade manufacturers.  Let Susan show you the pleasures of living with custom products specific to your home and your tastes.