Living near the foothills to the Rocky Mountains, Jackie’s surrounded by nature in all its glory. Inspiration “blooms” right outside her studio door. She loves to travel and always keep a camera in her pocket to capture the awesomeness of
Pat Syta started sewing when she was about twelve years old. In 1991 she began quilting when a friend she worked with talked her into taking her first quilting class. Pat was to make an eight-block sampler, but eight blocks weren’t
At the age of eight Joan Pluess’ mother taught her how to sew which started her on the path of becoming has been a lifelong crafter. At the age of 14, she taught herself how to crochet and her love affair with yarn
Michelle Bowman is a Colorado native, and she’s been involved in textile arts of one kind or another for over 40 years. On any particular day, you might find her knitting, spinning, dyeing, felting, or sewing. Don’t ask her to
Like so many quilters, my first experience sewing was learning garment construction from my Mom, who happened to be a fashion designer in New York. She also taught me do make quite a few home dec projects (I much prefer
I learned to knit when I was eight years old. My mother taught me the absolute basics and I took my first real knitting class when I was 10 or 11 while I was in 4-H. Our group got to
Jane started teaching for Y-Wives in 1971! She taught for Great American Quilt Factory from 1982 to 2011 when they closed. We are so thrilled to have Jane teaching quilting classes here at Wooden Spools!
As we all probably did, in the 8th grade, I took my first sewing class (my teacher’s name was Doris Cleary) and fell in love with the craft. Previously, as a little girl, my mother taught me to knit, crochet