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Contributors & Staff

Meet the writers and makers contributing to this month’s issue.


Emilia Bergoglio

When they are not busy in the lab, Emilia enjoys spreading the love of sewing with everyone around them. As a strong believer in the statement, “you can make that!” they are always looking for more things to DIY. You can find them on Instagram @emilia_to_nuno.

Farrah Dodson

As the Graphic Designer here at Seamwork HQ, Farrah helps us capture the magic of sewing through graphic design, creating our brand identity and making sure that each issue of Seamwork looks perfect.

Haley Glenn

Haley doesn’t just want to design clothing you’ll love to wear, but clothing you’ll love to sew. With a background in both design and teaching, she combines her talents to imagine patterns with thoughtful details that build your skills as you sew.

Lori Caldwell

Lori Caldwell is the former owner/founder of leather goods company, Minnie + George, based in Portland, OR, who now offers social equity consulting. She’s also an avid maker, sewer, and Seamwork subscriber.

Meg Stively

Meg is here to help you get excited about sewing. As the managing editor for Seamwork and the smiling face behind emails and social media, she loves seeing what you’re making with our patterns.

Monisola Omotoso

Moni has loved fashion since she was a child. After three decades of working in the fashion industry as a designer, pattern cutter, and lecturer, she started Pattern Cutting Deconstructed to slow things down and share her creative knowledge and experience with a different audience. Now she aims to make pattern cutting approachable for all skill levels to design any pattern they can imagine. Visit her on her website and watch more speedy pattern cutting videos on her Instagram.



Amy Alan | Technical Editor

Areta Litwin | Sample Sewer

Chelsea Miller | Technical Illustrator

Farrah Dodson | Graphic Designer

Haley Glenn | Designer

Brittany Stanton | Sample Sewer

Kenn Wilson | Director of Operations

Meg Stively | Managing Editor

Robin Ives | Pattern Development Manager

Sarai Mitnick | Chief Executive Officer

Sienna Parfitt | Content Producer

Taylor Pruitt | UX Designer

Wallis Smith-Owens | Patternmaker


Emily Bolles | Photography

Haley Glenn | Art Direction

Jamie Zella | Model


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