Karen Montgomery is the owner of The Quilt Company, a nationally recognized quilt teacher and designer, creating fabric collections with Timeless Treasures and her original sewing patterns. Karen writes regularly for The Fabric Shop Network‘s FabShop News magazine. Her projects can be found in catalogs and magazines around the world.
Marsha Doyenne is a pianist and composer, quilt designer, and owner of Fabric Essentials. She likes applying her background in international software marketing, systems, and processes to solve challenges in the quilting and sewing industry. Her websites are www.MarshaDoyenne.com and www.FabricEssentials.com.
Jamie Arcuri is the Director of Dear Stella. With more than 10 years of experience in sales and merchandising for several fabric companies, Jamie was inspired to create Dear Stella by the dynamic movement of technology and the online marketplace.
Monica Lee is a licensed artist and fabric designer for Timeless Treasures. A passionate blogger, Monica loves networking with creative people online. She hosts the web video show “Smart Creative Women” can be found at www.monicaleestudios.com
Tom Henell is the COO for a national insurance company that he actively grew from a start-up to an Inc. 5000 company. In addition, he runs SmartCreativeBusiness.com with his wife, Monica Lee.
Melissa Burt has worked as an Art Director in the fabric and handicraft industries for more than seven years. When she’s not taking thousands of photos of her young children or pinning photos on Pinterest, she’s blogging at indigomouse.net.
Chris Erdman is a co-owner of Quiltropolis, which specializes in complete website solutions for the quilting and sewing industry. He has more than 18 years of experience in website development, network engineering, and disaster recovery planning.
Gail Bean has worked as an artist and designer for more than twenty years and now runs her own web and graphic design company, Gail Bean Design specializing the fabric and quilting industry.
Sarah Moon teaches courses in social media and Internet technology for creatives at PNCA, in addition to her work as a digital communications professional and writer for national magazines and websites.
Ashley Dobbs is an associate attorney with Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C. in Artlington,Virginia, practicing in areas of intellectual property and business transactions.
November 2012: Stephanie Brandenburg of Frond Design Studios.
September 2012: A Bird in the Window quilt by Grace Wilson for Maywood Studio; Season’s Greetings fabric collection from Maywood Studio