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Contributors & Staff

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

Contributing Writers

Mimi G

Mimi G. is Editor-in-chief of the popular Fashion, Lifestyle, and DIY blog,, as well as the Mimi G Style YouTube Channel, home to tutorials, fashion and beauty tips, health and fitness videos, product reviews and more. Her axiom, “Buy It, Make It, Mix It, Rock It!” is the mantra for her followers and industry professionals. 

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.

Sarah Joiner

When she gets home from work, Sarah sews her own wardrobe, which she describes as classic and vintage-inspired. She recently finished the Design Your Wardrobe series and completed a 12-piece collection of handmade clothes! 

Sarai Mitnick

Sarai founded Colette in 2009, and now handles strategy, communication, and creative direction. She is the author of The Colette Sewing Handbook and also hosts the Seamwork Radio podcast.

Meg Stively

Meg is here to help you. As the smiling face behind our social media and customer service, she loves seeing what you’re making with our patterns.



Haley Glenn | Editor-in-Chief
Anna Aguirre | Pattern Designer
Robin Ives | Pattern Development Manager
Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker
Chelsea Eisenberg | Technical Illustrator
Delaney Matson | Technical Editor
Autumn Salisbury-Vanderkloot | Sample Sewer
Hannah Friesen | Sample Sewer
Taylor Pruitt | Art Director
Farrah Dodson | Designer
Kenn Wilson | Director of Operations
Meg Stively | Copy Editor


Taylor Pruitt | Art Direction
Taylor Pruitt | Photography
Krystal Martos | Model
Lena Walsh | Hair and Makeup
Haley Glenn | Stylist
Autumn Salisbury-Vanderkloot | Wardrobe Assistant

Special Thanks

A special thanks to Style Maker Fabrics for the pink stretch sateen featured in this issue!


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