Contributors & Staff

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

Contributors & Staff

Contributing Writers


Anna Aguirre

Anna works hard to make sure our sewing patterns have the best instructions out there. She believes in the power of chocolate and coffee to cure just about anything.


Betsy Blodgett

Betsy Blodgett is the host of the design podcast Hello Atelier! A fashion history and sewing enthusiast living in Kansas, she spends her time traveling, teaching, and moving cats off her sewing table. Follow her projects and inspiration on Instagram and Pinterest.

Louisa Bond

Louisa is a Norwegian-English thinker and maker, blogging about her journey of self-discovery and learning, toward a more sustainable, hand-made wardrobe.


Haley Glenn

Five years ago, Haley left the apparel industry to join the world of home sewing. She has been empowering women to sew ever since—first through years of in-person teaching at Sew LA, and now through her work at Colette. Haley writes tutorials and articles on our blog, teaches sewalongs, and writes and edits for Seamwork magazine.


Meg Stively

Meg is here to help you. She’s the smiling face behind our customer service and social media. Keeping in touch with our family of stockists, and shipping your orders all across the world, she loves seeing what you’re making with our patterns.


Jessica Yen

Jessica Yen is a freelance writer and editor based in Portland, OR. You can find her online and on Instagram.



Sarai Mitnick | Creative Director
Haley Glenn | Editor-in-Chief
Anna Aguirre | Pattern Designer
Delaney Matson | Product Manager
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Chelsea Eisenberg | Assistant Patternmaker
Autumn Salisbury-Vanderkloot | Sample Sewer
Taylor Pruitt | Design Manager
Farrah Dodson | Graphic Designer
Kenn Wilson | Director of Operations
Katie Whittle | Producer
Meg Stively | Copy Editor


Taylor Pruitt | Art Direction
Taylor Pruitt | Photography
Ben Hlavacek | Photo Assistant
Kristi Sakura | Model
Lena Walsh | Hair and Makeup
Haley Glenn | Stylist
Anna Aguirre | Designer

March, 2017

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