Designers, Authors & Editors


Lindsay Conner

Lindsay Conner is an author and modern quilter who lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with her family. She has written several books with C&T Publishing, and specializes in writing modern sewing, bag, and quilt patterns for beginners and weekend
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Laura Strickland

Hello! I’m Laura Strickland. I live in the Midwest on the banks of the Mississippi River. I own and operate Orange Blossom Quilt Design Studio, LLC. I design quilt patterns with a Mid-century Modern / Pop Culture aesthetic. I enjoy competing in
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Mallory Theiss

Mallory has been working in the fabric and craft industry for over fifteen years, specializing in customer service, marketing, and project management. She has worked alongside many industry leaders over the years and loves the opportunity to be
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Kimberly Payne

Kimberly Payne is a Vancouver Island based pattern designer, teacher, and maker at Straight Stitch Designs. Having learned to sew in high school, it wasn't until she
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Jessica Swift

Jessica Swift is a full-time artist (surface pattern designer and painter), online teacher, and mama of two in Portland, Oregon. Her magically uplifting, colorful artwork is licensed widely for fabric, stationery, greeting cards, books, rugs, and so
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Jennifer Davey

Jennifer Davey is an educator, designer, writer, tailor, and sewing enthusiast. She has been a guest on Sew It All TV and published in Sew News, Sew it All, Belle Amore, Crafts n’ Things, and
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Jo Carter

Jo Carter is the soft toy designer behind Two Owls Design.

With 20 years’ experience in soft toy design, she started out turning company logos and mascots into
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Staci Wendland

Staci Wendland has been a maker for as long as she can remember. Her first memory of sewing was on her grandmother's quilt when she was three years old. It's been a tumultuous relationship ever since, full of victories and losses. If there's a craft
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Jo Bodley

Jo Bodley has always enjoyed art andi crafts, including collage, sculpture, sewing, knitting, crochet and upcycling. Her designs have been published in magazines and online. There are creative ideas, textile art and free crochet patterns on her Read More 


Debbie von Grabler-Crozier

Debbie von Grabler-Crozier has always been creative. She grew up in Australia and was taught to paint and sew as a child. She painted and sewed her way through childhood and adolescence but when it came to choosing a career, she chose science first.
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Bobbin and Fred | Shannan Grierson

Shannan combines folk art influences with repeat patterns and experimental color palettes to create cross stitch, needlepoint, and quilting patterns for makers of all abilities. When she's not tinkering with sewing supplies, she can usually be found
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Janice Bailor

Janice Bailor is a quilt and textile artist based in central Pennsylvania. As a creative entrepreneur, she is the owner artisan behind her La Rue de
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Meg Healy

Meg Healy had the urge to sew and create at a young age, which eventually led her to study Fashion Design in both London, Canada, and NYC. While interning for Vera Wang and Burda Style US during her studies, she was encouraged to accept a
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Rebecca George

Rebecca George is a craft and sewing writer as well as the owner of Chicago-based accessories line Purple and Lime. Originally a Cincinnati native, she studied Art History and Geology at the University of Michigan. From there, Rebecca earned another
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Gloria Uhler

Gloria Uhler is a career writer, designer, and crafter with numerous articles published in print and online. Now an author, her book “Hinged Clay Bracelets” can be found on
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Sophie Tarrant

Sophie Tarrant is a freelance writer, craft project designer, and embroidery artist living with her husband and four cats in Nottingham, UK. She loves to create anything with fabric and thread, and her custom creations can be found in her online
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Pam Voth

Pam Voth has been quilting and sewing with a group of friends since she retired three years ago. Part of her desire to live her best life includes trying something new every day! Quilting is not only an expression of her creativity but an
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Ellen Miller

Ellen W. Miller loves to sew elegant clothing, from the simple to the ornate. She is an accomplished professional couture seamstress, having designed and made custom couture clothing. Ellen loves teaching sewing. She is fascinated by how students
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Zoe Ballard

Zoe Ballard is a qualified teacher with over 17 years experience of teaching in UK schools. She has been stitching for most of her life and has a passion for teaching others this wonderful and mindful craft.

Check out Zoe's classes and patterns
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Mary Campbell

Mary is a senior English major with a history minor at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. She absolutely loves reading and writing, and most of the time you'll find her browsing new books or visiting local coffee shops. She has found it to be an
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Don Morin

Don is a technical designer with 40+ years of fashion design and design training experience in garment production. With strong pattern drafting skills in all categories of womenswear, menswear, accessories, soft furnishings for the home, he is
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Melanie Rudy

Trained in Marketing with a Fibre Arts & Design Major at Olds College in Alberta, Canada, Melanie Rudy has further studied at the University of Regina, SIAST, and the Calgary School of Art as well as attending many other art, knitting, and
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Mary Beth Temple

Mary Beth Temple is an author and designer of sewing, crochet, and knitting books and patterns. Her work appears frequently in a wide variety of magazines, and she also the owner and lead designer for the popular knit and crochet pattern line Read More 


Daniela Paz Gutierrez-Diaz

Daniela is the founder of DG patterns. Before launching her own pattern label, Daniela worked as an English teacher and firefighter.
She enjoys creating modern and casual clothes for women.

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Amanda Ogden

Amanda Jane Ogden is an artist, designer, and maker living near the sea in Ramsgate, Kent, UK. She studied Textiles & Surface Pattern as a mature student. She designs quilt patterns and fabrics for sale online and makes quilts to commission.
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Marissa Arrigoni

Marissa Arrigoni is a soon-to-be alumna of Coe College in Iowa and is majoring in English and Creative Writing. She likes to write everything from opinion pieces about the latest trend or movie to fabulist short stories. Some of her hobbies include
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Alice Tang

Alice Tang is a designer of knitted and sewn clothing. She has designed for publications: I Like Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit Simple and yarn companies like Knitpicks and RedHeart yarns. She also does freelance design work and make patterns for
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Jessie Agnew

Jessie Agnew is a mixed media artist, patternmaker, seamstress, costumer, and fashion designer. She runs I Am Sew Crazy, an instructional website geared towards giving visitors
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Marie Segares

Marie Segares is the Proprietress of Underground Crafter. Marie shares sewing patterns and tutorials, crochet and knitting patterns, recipes, and more creative inspiration on her blog. She also hosts virtual make-a-longs throughout the year. Marie's
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Quayln Stark

In his budding career as a garment and pattern designer, Quayln has established himself as a strong presence in the fiber arts scene, designing for many companies within the fiber arts field. Unique shaping and outlandish concepts help Quayln to
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Ann Strecko Koeman

Ann is a mixed media artist who lives and creates near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  She's also a mother of two terrific guys, the wife of a very busy businessman, and the servant to one fluffy cat.  From sewing and most needle crafts,  diamond art
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