Artist Minute — Bill Mitchell, Billiam Jeans

March 22, 2021

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.

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Bill Mitchell, Billiam Jeans

In 2009, Bill Mitchell began tailoring clothes in his parents basement on his mothers sewing machine. As he entered his final year at Clemson University, he gained a reputation for tailoring clothes and after lots of practice created a pair of jeans from scratch. Within one year, he had a waiting list of 400 people waiting for something unique.

Today he is the owner of Billiam Jeans with plans to put the Greenville textile industry back on the map.

Below is a full audio version of our conversation with Bill Mitchell.