About KnotTheGroom.com

Knot The Groom is dedicated to helping brides everywhere look and feel their best for one of the most special days of their life:  their wedding day.  

KTG-Chad-Billie.jpgAll too often, it seems there is simply not enough time to complete all of the many details required for that perfect wedding day.  Some days, it may seem as though you will never be able to get everything done with the constant, time-consuming task of comparison shopping from store to store to store.  But, when you make KnotTheGroom.com your first and last stop for all of your most important wedding needs, you can be sure that no detail will be left undone.  

Formerly known as A Lasting Impression Designs, Knot The Groom, is the creation of Billie-Jo Brusveen who has been a leader in the bridal industry for over eight years.  During this time, she has developed a sense of which wedding accessories best complement the wide assortment of available gowns, hairstyles and veils to give you the ultimate look.

Every season, the professionals at Knot The Groom scour the bridal market for the freshest, most cutting edge designs and highest quality merchandise at impressive prices.  Each of the many fabulous items showcased on our website is accompanied by detailed descriptions and beautiful photos to help you make an educated decision when choosing your bridal accessories.  We are committed to helping you create the ultimate look for your wedding day.

So, make Knot The Groom your first and last stop for all of your most important wedding needs.  Our on-line shopping center, in which you can easily view hundreds of wedding items in the comfort and privacy of your own home, is designed to save you time, money, and stress. At KnotTheGroom.com, service, customer satisfaction, and trust are our specialty.  Let us be your partner in achieving that ultimate goal of creating a lasting impression on your special day!

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Billie-Jo Brusveen first began sewing as a young 4-H member, and her passion for that childhood hobby has evolved over the years into a successful career.  She now has 22 years of experience as an expert seamstress with an accredited degree in Fashion Patterning from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, WI.

Billie-Jo has established a reputation in the industry with her creative, meticulous, and innovative thinking and attention-to-detail craftsmanship that always puts the customer’s needs first.  Her personal approach and involvement, along with her desire to satisfy her clients make Billie-Jo Brusveen and Knot The Groom the only logical choice for your wedding day attire.


  • Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bachelor of Arts Fashion Patternmaking, Summa Cum Laude, Graduation in the Honors Program

Awards and Honors:

  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • Mount Mary College Fashion Department- "Outstanding Dress Award" sponsored by Donna Ricco- Designer Dresses 98, LLC 
  • Mount Mary College Fashion Department- "Outstanding Suit or Coat" sponsored by THREADS Magazine 
  • Mount Mary College Fashion Department- "Outstanding Construction" sponsored by Bigsby's Sewing Center 
  • "Best Use of CAD: Garment Design" - Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 
  • "Best of Show" - Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 
  • National Finals Make It Yourself With Wool- 3rd Runner-up Senior Division
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