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Contributing Writers Haley Glenn Haley Glenn is a managing editor for Seamwork. She is a …

Contributing Writers


Haley Glenn

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


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.

Heather Ross

Heather Ross is a freelance editor and long-time sewing enthusiast who is happy to call Vancouver home.


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.

Jeannette Bedard

Jeannette is an oceanographer, gardener, and new sewer. She lives in Victoria B.C. and blogs at

Betsy Blodgett

Betsy Blodgett is a fashion and sewing enthusiast in Kansas City, KS. When not designing patterns for Indygo Junction, she spends her time traveling, teaching, and moving cats off her sewing table. Follow her projects and inspiration on Instagram, Pinterest, and on Periscope as Betsy_Blodgett.

Brooks Ann Camper

Brooks Ann Camper is a custom wedding dressmaker based in Hillsborough, NC who teaches her methods for custom sewing and patternmaking both in-person and online. Find her bridal site and blog and learn about her intro eCourse.

Heather Lewenza

Heather Lewenza designs chic, modern sewing patterns and writes about sewing, style, and running a creative business at Closet Case Files.

Charlotte Powell

Sewing and knitting blogger Charlotte can be found at English Girl at Home, and is spending the year growing and gathering to create natural dyes and enhance her dressmaking projects.

Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen is a writer, editor, sewist, and knitter who lives in Portland, OR.

Kris Blackmore

Kris utilizes her background in fashion design and illustration to take Colette Patterns from an initial idea to final publication.



Sarai Mitnick | Editor-in-Chief
Haley Glenn | Managing Editor
Kristen Blackmore | Pattern Designer
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Anna Aguirre | Production Assistant
Christine Power | Art Director
Taylor Pruitt | Designer
Kenn Wilson | Operations Manager
Communications | Meg Stively
Delaney Matson | Sample Sewist
Sarah Ashlock | Copy Editor


Christine Power | Photographer
Evie McShane | Assistant Photographer
Ching Ching Wong appears courtesy of NW Dance Project | Model
Sarah Adams | Hair/Makeup
Sauvie Island Farms | Location


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