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Contributing Writers Kat Siddle Kat Siddle is a librarian and fashion school dropout from Vancouver, …

Contributing Writers

Kat Siddle

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

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.


Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Portland, Oregon. She just started sewing her own lingerie from fabric scraps, and finds herself utterly addicted.

Christine Haynes

Christine Haynes is a patternmaker, author, and sewing instructor in Los Angeles, California. She recently learned to knit and loves to travel. Learn more about her at or

Sabrina Lee

Sabrina is a sewing enthusiast with a weakness for luxury fabrics. More photos of her projects are available at

Haley Glenn

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

Sara Homer

Sara Homer is a doctor by day and enthusiastic sewist by night who loves dreaming up projects and tackling new techniques. She enjoys reflecting on favorite projects at

Shaerie Mead

Shaerie Mead is a pattern maker and sewing educator living in Los Angeles. You can find her patterns and more info at

Jennifer Hackett

Jennifer Hackett is a science journalist trying to be stylish enough to live in New York City. Her portfolio site and blog–which guest stars sewing when it isn’t about science or geek culture–can be found at

Ashley Ward

Ashley Ward is a stylist and actress residing in Phoenix, Arizona. Keep up with her visual storytelling on Instagram @raven_mad.



Sarai Mitnick | Editor-in-Chief
Haley Glenn | Managing Editor
Kristen Blackmore | Pattern Designer
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Anna Aguirre | Technical Writer
Delaney Matson | Seamstress
Taylor Pruitt | Designer
Brittany Gendron | Designer
Brittany Gendron | Print Designer
Kenn Wilson | Operations Manager
Meg Stively | Relationship Manager
Sarah Ashlock | Copy Editor
Jessica Yen | Contributing Editor


Sarai Mitnick | Photographer
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Tabiba Styles | Hair/Makeup


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