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Contributors & Staff

Get to know the writers and staff behind this issue.

Contributing Writers

Betsy Blodgett

Betsy Blodgett is a fashion lover and seamstress. Vintage style has always been her passion, but she particularly loves mid-century design, especially that which came out of London in the 1960s. For more groovy fashion images, follow her on Pinterest and Instagram.


Haley Glenn

Haley Glenn is a managing editor for Seamwork. She is a professional sewing writer and teacher based in Portland, Oregon.


Devon Iott

Devon Iott is a sewing teacher that works for Husqvarna Viking® and Pfaff® brand sewing machines. She blogs at Miss Make and lives in Nashville, TN with two chickens and a cat.


Morgan Meredith

Morgan Meredith is from Vancouver Island, Canada. She is a menswear sewing enthusiast with a background in fashion design and history. She runs Thread Theory Designs, a sewing pattern and supplies company that specializes in menswear. She blogs about her sewing adventures on the Thread Theory Blog.


Kat Siddle

Kat Siddle is a librarian and fashion school dropout from Vancouver, BC. She blogs about beauty at and, and helps run Our Social Fabric, a textile re-use initiative.


Rachael Gander

Rachael Gander is the owner of Imagine Gnats, an online fabric shop specializing in garment fabrics and notions.


Tasha Griffith

Tasha Miller Griffith posts her tutorials, inspirations, and thoughts about being a maker in the modern world at Stale Bread into French Toast.


Terri Kauffman

Terri Kauffman is the author of children’s book Blame It on Barbara and co-writer of the cult classic All American Christmas Carol.


David Moore

David Moore is a freelance writer and polymath. Consequently, he’s good, but not great. His makings and musings can be found on Instagram at @seattleknitterguy.


Jennifer Wiese

Jennifer Wiese is a designer on a mission to help make good sewists great. At her Brooklyn-based studio, Workroom Social, she teaches hobby sewists methods that make clothing construction easy and produce results that look store-bought, not homemade.



Sarai Mitnick | Editor-in-Chief
Haley Glenn | Managing Editor
Kristen Blackmore | Pattern Designer
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Christine Power | Art Director
Jaclyn Hudak | Designer
Taylor Pruitt | Designer
Kenn Wilson | Operations Manager
Sarah Ashlock | Copy Editor


Christine Power | Photographer
Evie McShane | Assistant Photographer
Christine Power | Art Director
Megan Hart Davis + Jon Sommerville | Models
Monica Ninh | Hair/Makeup


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