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Contributors & Staff

Meet the writers, makers, and artists from this month’s issue.

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.

Charlotte Powell

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

Nicki Taylor

Nicki is a sustainability professional who makes her own clothes in her spare time, blogging at Nicki is actively trying to reduce her environmental footprint and considers educating herself an important first step.

Mariah McPherson

Mariah McPherson is a self-taught sewing enthusiast that blogs about her makes. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband, daughter, and dog. In her spare time, she harbors secret fantasies about appearing on Project Runway.

Betsy Blodgett

Betsy Blodgett is a fashion history 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.

Eowyn McComb

Eowyn is an artist who lives in California with her husband Ryan, their thoughtful dog Gia, and Whitman, a rat. Both Eowyn and Ryan like to sew.



Sarai Mitnick | Editor-in-Chief
Haley Glenn | Editorial Director
Taylor Pruitt | Art Direction
Kristen Blackmore | Pattern Designer
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Anna Aguirre | Technical Writer
Delaney Matson | Seamstress
Andra Khoder | Web Designer
Andra Khoder | Print Designer
Kenn Wilson | Operations Manager
Meg Stively | Communications
Sarah Ashlock | Copy Editor
Jessica Yen | Contributing Editor


Evie McShane | Photographer
Elesha Uffens | Model
Lena Walsh | Hair/Makeup
Taylor Pruitt | Art Direction
Haley Glenn | Stylist
Delaney Matson | Wardrobe Assistant

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