Teachers

Teacher Laura Nash leads a class at 2020 Expo.

Experts from across the country present more than 100 fun, informative classes and hands-on projects for creators of all levels every day.

Women look at the teacher during a sewing machine class.In addition, students in sewing machine classes can try out the latest machines from Baby Lock, Bernina, Brother, Janome, Pfaff, and Viking. Machines are provided by our partners at Sewing Machine Service, Quality Sewing & Vacuum, and Janome.

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2020 Teacher Biographies

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Darrelle AndersonDarrelle AndersonSVP Worldwide Sewing BrandsDarrelle Anderson is a HusqvarnaViking/Pfaff National Educator that loves having fun while sewing. As a recovering "perfectionist" herself, she can help you sew well technically while encouraging you to be creative and playful. Darrelle travels the country and is always looking for inspiration and trends to create into new projects to share.Email
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Krista AnnKrista AnnKnitsyKnitsKrista has been knitting non-stop since she first learned to knit. She knits for fashion and costume designers and stylists, including many pieces for Mindy Kaling's character on Hulu's "The Mindy Project" and for the movies "Tag" and "Annabelle." She lives a nomadic lifestyle, seeing the sights and teaching around the country.Email
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Winn Archambeau-MunozWinn Archambeau-MunozFibers EtcWinn Archambeau-Muñoz combines her passions for knitting and teaching, by designing & teaching at Fibers Etc. With more than 20 years of teaching & 50 plus years of knitting, she loves learning new techniques and sharing them with her students, helping them to achieve their best in whatever project they undertake. Her enthusiasm & joy are contagious.Email
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Amelia BeiderwellAmelia BeiderwellSew SteadyAmelia Beiderwell is a nationally recognized Sew Steady educator with more than 30 years of sewing experience. She teaches Sew Steady/Westalee Design products at International Sewing conventions, shows and shops. She earned a BFA in fiber from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011. Students appreciate Amelia's enthusiasm and patient teaching style.Email
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Sylvain BergeronSylvain BergeronBERNINA of AmericaSylvain Bergeron is an educator with Bernina of America. He has taught sewing, embroidery and software classes for over 20 years. He is an award winning quilter, specializing in abstract embroidered art quilts. He is a firm believer is using the right tools to obtain the best results. He is known for his engaging and humorous teaching style.Email
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Dana BontragerDana BontragerDana Marie Design Co. - Saf-T-PocketsI've made a career of thinking outside the fashion box, stretching design, and sewing conventions to develop new skills and creativity. I work in web-based retail, and am a pattern designer, author, speaker, and educator. My forte is in fabric manipulation; I love challenges and encourage creative sewing and design with easy to master techniques.Email
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Tammie BowserTammie BowserMosaic Quilt StudioI am quilt artist and started my professional career as a pattern maker in the Los Angeles fashion industry. I began quilting after the birth of my child. While caring for the baby, the combination of my pattern making skills and my love of fabric led to my amazing stitched art. My art has been collected by a museum and clients, and won Quilt National.Email
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Dee BrownDee BrownThe Quilted TrilliumWhen Dee found a method eliminating the time-consuming tracing process for applique, she knew that others would love to hear about it. Dee teaches her technique in classes around the Northwest and in her booth at shows up and down the West Coast.Email
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Steve ButlerSteve ButlerClover NeedlecraftSteve Butler is the Director of Education for Clover Needlecraft. As a previous quilt shop owner and sewing machine dealer, he has an uncommon depth of expertise in the sewing and needlecraft industry and welcomes questions dealing with notions, threads, needles and sewing machines. Email
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Kandi ChristianKandi ChristianSew TimelessKandi L. Christian, MBA, is a well-known instructor of classes in the US and England. She is a author of 17 books on sewing and the business of sewing and teaching. She frequently writes articles for major sewing and embroidery magazines. She has been teaching at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo for 11 years.Email
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Teresa CoatesTeresa Coateswww.teresacoates.comTeresa Coates is the national educator for Shannon Fabrics. For the last decade, she has been teaching at at quilt shops and conferences, sharing insight on the best tools and techniques for sewing with a wide range of fabric, specializing in teaching others how to easily work with fabrics that can be intimidating to those not yet in-the-know. Email
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Mary CollenMary CollenBERNINAMary is a a lifetime maker and lover of design, tailoring and all fiber arts. She travels the country to share her love of sewing, which has been a dream come true. Her specialty is garments and machine techniques. As a Washington native, Mary is part of many of the organizations and guilds in the area's creative and diverse sewing community.Email
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Nick ComanNick ComanDragonflyEmail
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Stacy Cook-BrisbeeStacy Cook-BrisbeePendleton Woolen Mills Stacy has worked for The Pendleton Woolen Mills store since 2006 as a teacher, Ebay store manager, and a creative consultant for the fabric department. She teaches sewing classes around the Portland area for kids and adults. She has an Associates Degree in animal science and a culinary degree. She has three kids.Email
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Carol CruiseCarol CruiseCarol's ZooCarol's Zoo includes more than 20 simple animal patterns. Carol has appeared on HGTV's "Sew Perfect" and "Linda MacPhee's Workshop" on PBS. She teaches at sewing machine company conventions and at sewing and quilt shows across the country. She is a proponent of teaching kids to sew. She encourages beginning sewers of any age to come to her booth.Email
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Rae CumbieRae CumbieCo-Owner at Fit for Art PatternsRae Cumbie is Creative Director at Fit for Art Patterns whose three core patterns yield one great wardrobe! Her coachings, "Classes, Sew! Let's Get Dressed" blog posts, "Threads" articles and "Sew News" fitting columns encourage stitchers to sew successfully, adding fun, comfortable, fabulously fitting, artful and creative additions to their wardrobe.Email
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Louise CuttingLouise CuttingCUTTING LINE DESIGNSLouise is a contributing editor for "Threads Magazine" and designer of Cutting Line Designs. She's been on HGTV & PBS, and written for "Threads," "Sew News," "Sewing Today," and "Sew Beautiful" magazines. She's taught at Prospect Hall College, the Art Institute, and Marymount College. She was inducted into the American Sewing Guild Hall of Fame in 2014.Email
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Pamela DamourPamela DamourThe Decorating DivaPam Damour is an interior designer by profession and a quilter by passion. As a child, she learned the value of making something from scratch and has lived that value for 35+ years as an interior designer and sewing professional. She travels internationally to teach sewing & design and has created several home décor and sewing books and DVDs. Email
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John DeerJohn DeerJohn Deer's Embroidery LegacyJohn Deer is a fourth-generation embroiderer born into the Schiffli industry; he began his career as a manual pantograph puncher at age 17. By adapting old-school theory with today's modern software, he creates designs that are both beautiful and machine friendly. John authored the book "Digitizing Made Easy" and numerous educational resources. Email
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Amy DomkeSuperior ThreadsEmail
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Michele DrovdahlKing County Library SystemMichele has been with the King County Library for 26 years. Helping people find a good book is her absolute favorite thing to do. Sewing is her next favorite thing to do. She is very excited to share reading and sewing with the all the people who come to the Sewing and Stitchery Expo.
Barbara EikmeierBarbara EikmeierBarb's FavoritesBarb learned to sew in 4-H, has 35 years of quilting experience, and has been teaching since 1990. A traditional quilter, applique is her favorite technique. She is the author of four quilting books (Martingale & Co), designs fabric for Paintbrush Studio Fabrics, and is the owner/distributor of The Magic Triangle Ruler.Email
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Keli FawKeli FawDrygoods DesignKeli Faw is the founder and owner of Drygoods Design -- a rare making space and shop in Seattle. With its expansive roster of classes, beautiful fabrics, yarns, gifts, and more, Drygoods hopes to inspire its community to pursue many a creative endeavor. Keli has been leading thoughtful, gratifying classes at Drygoods for many years.Email
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Isabela Felix CiceroIsabela Felix CiceroSewing Lessons in Redwood CityIsabela has been sewing since she was 6 and is constantly honing her sewing, tailoring and pattern making skills. She has trained under many industry experts both in the US and abroad. She is extremely knowledgeable and resourceful and her students love her quirky personality. Oh, and she loves fabric and regularly pets her fabric collection.Email
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Sara GallegosSara GallegosBaby LockSara is the host of PBS's "Fons & Porters Love of Quilting." She began sewing at age 4 and now writes magazine articles and creates video content for Baby Lock and The Quilting Company. Sara's laughter and enthusiasm make her presentations entertaining and inspirational. You are sure to learn time-saving tips and a renewed passion for your craft!Email
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Darlene GirtonFeatherweight DoctorDarlene has over 20 years of experience quilting, long-arm quilting, and working on Singer Featherweights. She is a nationally recognized machine quilting and Featherweight Instructor and loves equipping and educating students on many aspects of quilting, especially using the Singer Featherweight Machines.Email
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Nancy GoldsworthyNancy GoldsworthyNine Patch QuiltingNancy is an internationally recognized teacher and author. Her love of fabric and sewing began at a very early age and continues to color her life today. Her career spans 45-plus years in the textile industry and includes everything from fabric development to garment construction.

She has continued her love of fabric by joining the world of quilting
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Geri GrasvikGeri GrasvikThe Pine NeedleGeri is a retired Nordstrom buyer who then went on to open The Pine Needle Quilt Shop in Lake Oswego Oregon in 1992. Because of her love for people AND quilting, Geri is now orchestrating quilting retreat adventures in places like Montana, Idaho, the Hood Canal and many others. She enjoys the beauty of life and the beauty of quilting.Email
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Desiree HabichtDesiree HabichtDesiree's DesignsDesiree is the creative energy behind Desiree's Designs. Desiree's Designs creates quilt patterns, embroidery and Desiree designs fabric for the quilting industry. As an artist, Desiree loves to teach others the joy of creating!Email
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Robin HallidayRobin HallidayQuilted TrilliumRobin has been in love with all kinds of fiber artistry since her youth, whether hooking rugs or kitting and crochet. She became interested in primitive rug hooking for its simplicity, functionality and repurposed nature. She has designed many rugs, wool appliqué & knitted/felted projects. She regularly teaches at shows & shops.Email
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Lois HallockYour Perfect Quilting SpaceLois Hallock is a quilter, professional engineer, and a professional organizer. She is author of the book "Creating Your Perfect Quilting Space." She has a master's degree in mechanical engineering and worked at the Boeing Company for 30 years. She has been a quilter for 25 years and now lectures, teaches and consults individually with quilters.Email
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Lorraine HenryLorraine HenryLorraine Henry - The Two Easy Tape Co.Lorraine has a B.S. in clothing and textiles and has taught fitting/pattern alteration classes at a university. She has been an instructor on the road for many years, teaching both nationally and internationally. As a private dressmaker for 40+ years, she has a wealth of knowledge to share about bodies and altering patterns to fit.Website
Erin HentzelErin HentzelAvery Lane DesignsA life-long seamstress since her youth, Erin Hentzel is the designer behind Avery Lane Designs. She designs sewing and quilt patterns, and teaches sewing classes. Erin has also published four sewing books with C&T Publishing and her "Beginning Sewing Program & Workbook for Kids," which is now used in quilt shops across the US and four different countries.Email
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Heidi HilmersonHeidi HilmersonSo Sew English FabricsHeidi is a self-taught seamstress with a passion for teaching and encouraging others to establish and develop their sewing skills. Her work at So Sew English Fabrics, where she's been for the past two years, has afforded her the opportunity to share her practical and artistic guidance with the sewing community, both online and face-to-face.Email
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Charisma HortonCharisma HortonCharisma HortonCharisma is an award-winning longarm quilter. She recently jumped into the pattern design business with 25+ designs accepted into various magazines and publications. She has a variety of patterns published, ranging from modern pieced quilts to folksy embroidery patterns. Email
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Lindsey JohnsLindsey JohnsInside the HemLindsey is the host of the wildly popular YouTube channel Inside The Hem, where she brings her love of sewing to people all around the world. With a background in broadcasting, sales, and social media marketing, Lindsey is able to connect businesses and consumers though her influential video content.Email
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Judith KessingerJudith KessingerFitNice, LLCJudy Kessinger's business combines her art of teaching and fitting. An entire wardrobe can be created with her two patterns, along with Design It Yourself and Simple Sewlutions. Known as the Fit Doctor, she teaches fitting and inspiration to sew.Email
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Stephanie KleinmanStephanie KleinmanFabric Studio/easyFab Design StudioStephanie's motto is, follow your passion and you will succeed! She has combined her love of textile designs with fast and easy methods of block construction, simple techniques for making personalized fabric, and the love of inkjet printing. She recently redesigned her software to make it easier for the end user. Email
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Cheryl KuczekCheryl KuczekParadiso DesignsCheryl is the founder and creative director of indie sewing pattern line Paradiso Designs. Paradiso is a collection of eclectic bohemian style patterns that focus on unique sizing and sewing techniques for handbags, clothing, and home accessories. Cheryl loves to create, garden, paint murals on her walls, and walk on beaches with her pup Jackx.
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Marlis KuuselaMarlis KuuselaFlair DesignsMarlis Kuusela created Flair Designs in the early 1990s to sell her airbrushed fabrics to quilters and garment makers. She continues to teach creative thinking and sell her fabrics to a loyal clientele nationally and internationally after 30 years. Email
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Debbi LashbrookDebbi LashbrookBERNINA of AmericaDebbi has been a Bernina educator for 14 years and enjoys sharing her love and enthusiasm for Bernina software and machines. Prior to joining Bernina of America, she managed the Bernina Sewing Center in Plano, Texas.Email
Susan LazearSusan LazearCochenille Design StudioSusan Lazear is a professor of fashion at San Diego Mesa College. Susan is a recognized author and wearable arts, specializing in mixed media and digital fashions. She owns Cochenille Design Studio, which develops software and design aids for for knitters, sewers, and textile artists. She has taught fashion and design workshops around the world.Email
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Pamela LeggettPamela LeggettPamela's Patterns and Palmer/PletschPamela Leggett, owner of Pamela's Patterns, specializes in real-life patterns, fitting, and fine sewing. She is the East Coast director for Palmer/Pletsch and a national sewing/serging instructor. Her work can be seen in "Threads," "Bluprint," "Sewing With Nancy," and more. Pamela lives in Connecticut and has a teaching studio in Vernon, Conn.Email
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Amy Loh KupserAmy Loh Kupseri-bead.com / i-stitch.comAmy has been an artist all her life. She loves experimenting in any medium to create art. For more than 20 years, Amy has shared her passion through teaching and by creating bead and appliqué quilt patterns, expressing herself through beads and fabric. You can find her all over the country traveling in her little trailer!Email
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Ellie LumEllie LumKlum House WorkshopHi! Ellie is a bag maker and teacher. She started Klum House because she loves encouraging and inspiring people by teaching sewing tips & tricks through fun, hands-on workshops. With clear instructions and 20 years experience, she will teach you how to make wares that look like they came off the shelves of your favorite handcrafted goods shop!Email
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Julie LuomaJulie LuomaOff The Wall QuiltJulie approaches quilting with a relaxed and humorous manner. "Perfect" just doesn't fall out of her mouth very often. Having accidentally fallen into quilting, she has published two books and has had quilts featured in several magazines. She travels the U.S. with her husband, vending, lecturing, and teaching at quilt shows and guild events. Email
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Jennefer MarkerCompass Moon CreationsJennefer Marker is owner of Compass Moon Creations in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Jennefer has been a fiber lover since age 5, when someone put a knitting tower in her hand. It was love at first loop. Since then, Jennefer has become an avid knitter, crocheter, spinner, dyer, studied weaving at the University of Minnesota, and then was introduced to felting about 10 years ago. It quickly rose to be her favorite above all fiber arts. She is passionate about supporting local fiber farms while traveling around the country teaching and selling her creations.Facebook
Linda McGeheeLinda McGeheeGhee'sLinda McGehee's style is easy and fun with a flair for detail, using the tools that make the tasks easier and more accurate. Linda has sewn since she was young and teaches a variety of methods. Very much a machinist, she shows her students how easy it is to acquire professional results with the proper techniques. She designs handbag and garment patterns.Email
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Sheila McKaySheila McKayMcKay Manor MusersSheila fell in love with design when she took a fashion design class in high school, then began to make most of her own clothes. When her daughters were born, she also made most of their matching outfits! She and her daughters started a design company in 2010 and enjoy creating patterns that make people smile. The comapny's mission is to inspire creativity in others! In her spare time, Sheila loves to travel the world, take photos and make memories.Email
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Linda McLeanLinda McLeanWSU Colville Reservation ExtensionLinda McLean is the Director/4-H Educator for the Colville Reservation WSU Extension office. She has been employed with WSU Extension for 12 years. As 4-H educator, Linda's role is to help train volunteers how to work effectively with youth. Linda is a 4-H alumni. She is passionate about 4-H and the positive impacts that 4-H provides for youth.Email
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Carol MesimerCarol MesimerClover NeedlecraftCarol is a teacher and demonstrator for Clover-USA. After teaching her first knitting class at 17, she was hooked on teaching. She believes that classes should be a fun learning experience, with an emphasis on skills. Quilting, knitting, crochet, tatting, embroidery, sewing and beadwork keep her busy when not on the road.Email
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Marti MichellMarti MichellMichell Marketing/From Marti MichellMarti Michell is a popular patchwork teacher, having taught in 49 states and 24 countries. Since 1995, Marti is best known for the From Marti Michell acrylic tools for rotary cutting and her passion for teaching easy, accurate patchwork. Marti is also a prolific author, fabric designer (currently Maywood Studio), quiltmaker and quilt collector.Email
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Annette MillardAnnette MillardThe Sewful LifeCreating a handmade wardrobe has always been a joy in Annette's life! Her past includes sewing for a local designer, managing a fabric store, teaching knits, swimwear, lingerie and sew much more. She continues to love teaching and enjoys freelance writing for the sewing industry. Annette's mission is to make your sewing fun, fabulous and easy!Email
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Sandra MillerSandra MillerCutting Line DesignsSandra Miller tests patterns and writes instructions for Cutting Line Designs, an independent pattern company. She loves teaching at their retreats in Orlando, Florida, working with sewers personally to help with fitting issues and sewing skills. Sandra also writes for "Threads Magazine" and has filmed two DVDs for Taunton Press.Email
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Krista MoserKrista MoserKrista Moser, the Quilted LifeKrista Moser is the creative force and inspiration behind Krista Moser, The Quilted Life. She has published more than 20 patterns since 2016, with more coming. She is the designer of the Creative Grids 60* Diamond Ruler. A quilting and fiber arts enthusiast, she started sewing at 8 years old. She's been teaching quilting lessons for more than 20 years.Email
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Shannon & Jason Mullett-BowlsbyShannon & Jason Mullett-BowlsbyThe ShibaguyzThe Shibaguyz have been teaching adults for 30-plus years. Their enthusiasm, quirky sense of humor, and relatable teaching style have made them sought after teachers in both local and national venues like STITCHES, Rhinebeck, and DFW Fiber Fest. They also have a range of online classes available from Blueprint and Interweave.Email
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Laura NashLaura NashSew Chic Pattern Co.Laura Nash is the smiling owner/designer behind Sew Chic Pattern Company where she creates "Modern Patterns with Vintage Style!" With a Bachelor of Science in apparel design from Oregon State University, Laura teaches at sewing events across the USA, is a BluePrint instructor, a "Threads Magazine" author, and special collections designer for Simplicity.Email
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Andrew NgaiAndrew NgaiWonderFIl Specialty ThreadsAndrew Ngai established WonderFil Specialty Threads? in 1988 to produce innovative and high quality threads for the craft and quilting industry. He is devoted to manufacturing products and conducting seminars and classes to ensure consumers are educated and inspired to utilize different threads and create any projects the mind can imagine.Email
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Nancy Nix-RiceNancy Nix-RiceNancy Nix-Rice Wardrobe ConsultingVeteran wardrobe/color consultant Nancy Nix-Rice loves helping sewists look fabulous in every garment they create. Her book "LOOKING GOOD ? Every Day" is the image consulting textbook at F.I.T. in New York. Students call her Craftsy/Bluprint class "life-changing" and "Threads Magazine" featured her tips on choosing optimal print fabrics. Email
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Rhonda PierceRhonda PierceSCHMETZ NeedlesRhonda teaches sewing enthusiasts about the most important piece of steel in the sewing machine - the SCHMETZ needle. Rhonda enjoys sharing needle knowledge in classrooms and at shows across the country. Rhonda is the marketing director of Euro-notions and spokesperson for SCHMETZneedles.com North America.Website
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Sheila RolferSheila RolferClover NeedlecraftSheila Rolfer is the knitting and crochet educator for Clover. Using a variety of tools, textiles and techniques, she is particularly adept at creating unique and fun weaving, knitting and crochet projects. Sheila is at home teaching everything from beginning steps to the more advanced techniques that have applications to current yarn arts. Email
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Marilyn RomatkaMarilyn RomatkaTaproot Folk Arts, LLCMarilyn Romatka is passionate about folk art. She wants to ensure that traditional skills are passed on to the next generation. Her educational background in science gives her a clear, sequential teaching style; her passion for fiber-arts gives the class zing!
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Kathy RuddyKathy Ruddykathy ruddyKathy can show you how to sew and serge fast, without sacrificing quality, fit, or fashion. She has 10 serger and sewing videos and has written 12 serger and sewing booklets, and has a new interactive series of books on CD. Kathy's specialties are serging, fitting and dressmaking. Her fresh, fun classes are brimming with surprises and ideas.Email
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Darlene SaboDarlene SaboOlympic Wool WorksDarlene is a fiber artist who specializes in folk art style creating wool applique, rug hooking and punch needle embroidery patterns. Her designs are unique and original, and interesting enough for the experienced crafter and doable enough for the beginner. Email
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Mackenzie SasserMackenzie SasserDrygoods DesignWith a longtime dedication to knitting and sewing, Mackenzie Sasser's love for making things and sharing that love has served her well in teaching. Using a thoughtful and methodical yet forgiving approach to any craft she endeavors, Mackenzie helps her students find their own way to success. You can find her teaching each week at Drygoods Design.Email
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Becky ScellatoBecky ScellatoSHIBORI DRAGONBecky Scellato fell in love with Japanese textiles and crafts in the 1960s when her father was stationed in Okinawa. She learned sashiko more than 25 years ago and it has become an all-consuming passion. Her business, Shibori Dragon, specializes in Asian fabrics, Japanese textiles and sashiko. She loves to design and share her love of textiles. Email
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Lisa ShawLisa ShawBubbles' Menagerie LtdLisa Shaw is a trusted name in machine embroidery. She is the face of Embrilliance, an embroidery software program, and her company, Bubbles' Menagerie. Lisa has been in the industry since the 1990s and has a wealth of knowledge in the technical and artistic sides of machine embroidery. Her focus is educating on everything embroidery.Website
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Susan SkalakSusan SkalakEsther's FabricsSusan worked as a design and manufacturing engineer for most of her career, but returned to sewing after her children were born. After moving to Bainbridge Island, Washington, she started a clothing company selling designs made from recycled and new fabrics. In 2016, she bought Esther's Fabrics, an island tradition operating since 1959.Email
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Connie SpurlockConnie SpurlockSew Wonderful DreamsConnie Spurlock is owner and designer for Sew Wonderful Dreams a pattern company in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, specializing in quality patterns for paper piecing, applique, jackets and home decor. Connie has taught for almost 30 years at regional and national shows. Together with Teri Chandler, the studio has produced more than 275 patterns.Website
Blair StockerBlair StockerWise Craft HandmadeBlair is author of two books. Her most recent is "Wise Craft Quilt: A Guide to Turning Beloved Fabrics into Meaningful Patchwork." She focuses her work on using meaningful fabric in modern quilts. She encourages quilters to do the same through teaching, lecturing, and designing quilting tools.Email
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Coleen SwettmanColeen SwettmanBrother InternationalColeen has taught sewing and embroidery since the mid 1990s. She is an experienced teacher who thinks learning should be fun and productive. She is excited to see students learn a new technique, especially when they thought it would be difficult. She uses different teaching methods to ensure everyone has a great experience.Email
Joyce TengJoyce TengTSC DESIGNSJoyce works with a variety of mixed media, including rubber stamping and paper rafts. Her company TSC Designs has a unique line of fun and sophisticated stencils, and carries a range of innovative products for sewists to customize their fabrics. Joyce distributes Tsukineko inks and teaches clever techniques to help creative minds color the world!Website
Annie UnreinAnnie UnreinByAnnie.com LLCAnnie Unrein of ByAnnie.com has been designing patterns since 2000 and is the creator of Soft and Stable. With a focus on practical and useful projects, Annie's thorough patterns appeal to makers of all ages and levels and yield professional results.Email
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Joe VecchiarelliJoe VecchiarelliFrench European IncSince graduating from USC's business program, Joe Vecchiarelli has more than 40 years of experience working with the industry's top designers and has ventured into the entertainment industry. Joe is ever so busy helping students grasp their dreams.Email
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Eloise WagersEloise WagersClover NeedlecraftEloise Wagers is a former home economics teacher. She's spent many years employed with various companies in the craft/sewing/fashion industries in sales management. She loves sharing knowledge and inspiring others to enjoy the benefits of developing creative and technical skills. Garment sewing and knitting are her favorite pastime activities Email
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Katrina WalkerKatrina WalkerKatrina Walker LLCKatrina Walker is known for her textile, machine embroidery, and specialty construction expertise. Her work is regularly featured in most major sewing magazines. She teaches nationally at shows and guilds and her online classes have enrolled thousands worldwide. She is an educator for PFAFF and Husqvarna Viking, and a Sulky Sewcialite.Email
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Nadeen WardNadeen WardDolls R SEW FunDoll clothes are Nadeen's passion. She specializes in designing and teaching doll clothes construction, from today's fashions to the classics from years gone by. She is a queen of easy, especially when sewing doll clothes. She has written two books on doll clothes construction and many patterns for doll clothes. Her motto is "Finished in three hours."Email
Mech WatneMech WatnePerfectBorders.comMech has spent more than 15 years in the quilting industry developing tools and investigating techniques to make quilting accurate, fun, and fast. Her company, Perfect Borders, fits quilting stitch designs quickly and easily. Mech's passion is for teaching less-experienced quilters the few forward looking skills that lead to more fun and more completed quilts.Email
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Anne WhalleyAnne WhalleyAnne WhalleyAnne is a public speaker to the international sewing community. Her mission is to educate, empower, embolden, and entertain. Anne is a sewing mentor to sewists around the world and has facilitated workshops in Europe, America, and Australia; judges at the annual Royal Melbourne Agricultural Show; and is a Friend of Bernina and American Sewing Guild member. Anne is assisted by her husband BruceEmail
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Angela WolfAngela WolfAngela Wolf PatternsAngela Wolf, entrepreneur, fashion and pattern designer, is the anchor of the PBS series "It's Sew Easy" and host of "Behind the Scenes" and "Sewing News" weekly Facebook shows. She is the author of "How to Start a Home-based Fashion Design Business," founder of Angela Wolf Pattern Collection, and a blogger, vlogger, online instructor, and brand ambassador.Email
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