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Paper Craft Designers


Audrey Pettit
Audrey Pettit

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Chrissie Tobas

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I work full-time as Graphic Designer/Pre-Press Operator at a small print company. I have been involved in some aspect of art my entire life. From oil paints and watercolors as a child to paper crafting and digital art as an adult, rarely a day has gone by in my world that doesn’t include art. I am an Alumnus of a National Art School, where I graduated with Honors and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications. I started paper crafting shortly after graduating High School, but I ended up just hoarding supplies and not completing any projects. But, a few years ago, my love of paper crafting was rekindled when I was invited to scrapbook at a friend’s house. I have been obsessed ever since!!! The name of my blog comes from my love of Autumn and everything Fall (and it helps that I have an Autumn birthday, too!).


Deb Riddell

Deb Riddell

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Hello, my name is Deb Riddell and I live in British Columbia, Canada on a small acreage with my hubby and our beloved rescue dog.  I started my creative journey as a watercolour and decorative painter but once I discovered mixed media and paper crafts I was hooked and am having so much fun exploring these art forms.  I have been fortunate enough to be on several design teams and to have had my work published in a number of craft magazines and am really looking forward to being a part of this amazingly talented design team here at Therm-O-Web.

 



Ellen Haxelmanns

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Hello, I’m Ellen and I live a little further from the USA; I come from Belgium and live with my husband Davey who I recently married.
Like all of us, I love being creative and I even studied arts for a while. Now I make cards to be a bit creative during my free time. I feel so lucky to start in this awesome design team. Therm-O-Web is such a game-changer in this industry! It’s really amazing how you can turn your cards into something special and looking so professional using foils, paste, glitter, flock,… I’m going to have such a blast creating with all the items and I hope to give you a lot of inspiration during this fun journey.


Gracie Chavez

Gracie Chavez

Website: http://gracielliedesign.blogspot.com/
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Born in Brazil and raised in Central America Gracie Chávez is a passionate crafter who enjoys all things paper. From cardmaking to mixed media, her blog –Graciellie Design- is an inspiration to many and a window to her creative soul. Although she went to Law and Business school, crafting had always been a part of her life and after graduating, getting married and becoming a mom for the first time, the opportunity to stay at home gave her the chance to finally dedicate her time entirely to what she loves, papercrafting. Eventually stamping led her to releasing a few stamp sets in the industry and opening her own digital stamp shop, which allowed her to explore her craft even more. Nowadays she continues to build content for her readers, making tutorials and sharing ideas to boost their creativity. In the end, she believes, it’s all about spreading kindness whenever possible.


Heather Collins

Heather Collins

Hi!  My name is Heather Collins and I’m thrilled to be designing for Therm O Web!!!  I am a wife, and Mom of two uniquely amazing children; a 11-year-old girl and 8.5-year-old boy.  You might know me as the Creative Coordinator and In-House Designer at Brutus Monroe.   I enjoy doing a little bit of everything including, but not limited to ‘mixed media’, card making, ATCs, scrapbooking and quilt making.  I also enjoy crafting with friends when given the opportunity.   I find it very therapeutic and calming.  Although I must admit I do collect a ton!  Can’t wait to share my journey with you.



Katrina Hunt

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Hi!  I Katrina and I live in Midwest USA! I am currently owned by four Cardigan Welsh Corgis, who appear in my layouts from time to time (or A LOT of the time)! I’ve discovered as an adult that I love to create and craft.   I was never the artsy type while growing up unless you count cutting my doll’s hair.  I have been scrapbooking since February 2009, when I decided to make a mini album for a friend. I discovered that I loved it!  Well, let’s just say after that I went nuts with the paper, scissors, and glue.  I love color, the more the better.  To define my style is hard, as I do what makes me happy. I like to scrap everyday life and things, you never know what the subject of my project might be!


Larissa Heskett

Blog: https://larissaheskettdesigns.blogspot.com/
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I’ve been married to my best friend Adam for 12 years, and we have two handsome boys, Beckett (11 yrs.) and Greyson (5 yrs.). We live on our Family Farm in Southwest Nebraska with an Entourage of Animals, and I enjoy EVERY aspect of living a rural life. I’m a Certified Surgical Technician. I ENJOY creating in every way, baking/cooking, gardening, singing, nature and taking photos. I’ve been a creative soul from birth!! I LOVE spending time with my Family and Friends and meeting/crafting with other creative people I’ve found/met online and through other events. I LOVE to try new techniques and experiment with my supplies. I look forward to inspiring you, and I cannot even begin to explain how HONORED and EXCITED I am to have the opportunity to design with this AWESOME Therm O Web Design Team!!


Lynnea Hollendonner

Blog: http://www.sparlieecreations.com
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Hi! I’m Lynnea – wife, mom, and papercrafter! I got started when I was 13. I visited a counselor during my parent’s divorce and she suggested I try to work out my feelings through scrapbooking. I liked it, but I didn’t love it. I turned to cardmaking and I absolutely fell in love! I haven’t stopped since! I have a wonderful husband and an amazing son with the most touching story. He came to us when he was 2 weeks old with a severe addiction to heroin. He has grown in so many ways and he crafts with me almost on a daily basis! He’s 3 years old now and he’s my world! My style for papercrafting is clean and simple with a touch of pizzaz! I try to step up my clean and simple designs with various techniques. I love watercolors and stamping … and shiny things of course!


Mona Toth
Mona Toth

Blog: http://www.craftbymona.info/
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Hello crafty friends, I’m Mona from Slovakia, photographer, cat lover and addicted to cardmaking. As a child, I adored coloring and other creative things. I always liked painting and cutting papers.

If I need to describe my style: I love bright colors and I often use the rule of thirds. My favorite color is glitter (just kidding, but I love everything that is shining)! For me the best part in cardmaking is adhering, stamping and coloring! I love to try new techniques and make something different. I love cute and funny cards but elegant cards too. It’s a pleasure to be a designer at Therm-o-web, I hope you will like my creations. Be sure to check out my social media channels.



Rebecca Keppel

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My name is Rebecca Keppel and I have been scrapbooking in the modern sense of the word since 2005. I have a daughter (age 7), a son (age 5) and a husband who is (for the most part) supportive of my scrapbooking. Although I have been “journaling” and taking tons of pictures my whole life, it wasn’t until I saw scrapbooking as a whole that everything clicked for me and the obsession began! Besides recording memories and playing with the fun products, I love to learn new techniques and learn more about photography. My favorite way to add texture and dimension to my projects is by sewing because I love the homemade, unique touch it adds. Besides making layouts, I love cardmaking and making gifts for family and friends.


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Shemaine Smith

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Hello from sunny Southern California. My name is Shemaine, and I am a work at home mom to two wonderful kids. I’m lucky to be married to a great guy who gets my wicked obsession for creating with paper and doesn’t mind me leaving a trail of scraps all over our home.
A few things you might not know about me,  I love Good & Plenty candy, walks along the strand in Manhattan Beach on Sundays with my family and I’m a crime show junkie to boot!  If my dreams of paper and glue forever were to fade, I can always become a profiler with all the knowledge I have gained from my obsessive watching.  Music is a must in my life, nothing inspires me more. I’ve been so blessed this year with exciting opportunities and great friendships, life is good.



Suzanna Lee

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I am Suzanna Lee; mother, wife, Physical Therapist, cat nap partner and a whole host of other titles! I have long had a hand in the crafting world but my love for patterned paper and fussy cutting began when we moved here to Glen Allen, Virginia and my paper collecting hobby became a paper cutting and layout creating hobby! It is an honor to share with the papercrafting community new techniques, innovative ways to use product and share my love of paper, embellishments and preserving your memories all while being creative!


Wendy Cuskey and GidgetWendy Cusky

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I was born and raised in Southern California; and have lived in South Orange County for 20 years.  I have been paper crafting for over 15 years but love art in any form. I really enjoy mixed media because of the versatility and the “anything goes” nature of it but I will always enjoy creating mini albums as unique gifts and to showcase summer beach days and the family vacations I enjoy with my husband, two boys, and Yorkie. I draw my inspiration from family first and then from things around me in my everyday life. After working in the legal field for over 20 years, I transitioned into a job in the crafting industry, working for Sizzix. I know that I am truly blessed to have found employment where I can practice my passion each and every day!



Fabric Designers


Amanda
Amanda Niederhauser

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My name is Amanda Niederhauser, aka Jedi Craft Girl.

I am a Southern California girl who loves anything creative.  I am the mom to 3 darling children and wife to one darling hubby!  I have a passion for all things creative, chocolate, and cats!!  I have been sewing since I was 12 when I learned I could sew my own shorts.  I have been quilting for 15 years and have the fabric stash to prove it.   I love sharing my ideas and giving my projects as gifts.



Amy Chappell

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I’m Amy Chappell, a mother, wife, and creativity junkie! I started crafting as a way to stay sane in the early years of motherhood when it seemed I would never survive the endless diapers, sippy cups and tantrums. And while I still have diapers and sippy cups around (I have six children, ranging in age from 16-2) creating has become much more than a survival mechanism. Sewing and crafting fill my life with inspiration and joy and I love sharing that joy with others.


Amy-Warner
Amy Warner

Blog:  Sew Incredibly Crazy

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Hi All!! I’m Amy.  I am a stay-at-home mother of two.  I have enjoyed creating ever since I can remember.  I have fond childhood memories of painting Christmas ornaments with my family or learning a new crochet stitch from my grandmother.  Creating carried over into my adult life.  I started quilting and blogging in 2012 and I have loved it ever since.  I always try to do something a little different each time I cut into a piece of fabric.  When not creating in my sewing room,  I enjoy spending my time camping, fishing, working in my yard, and making my kids laugh.  I look forward to this new adventure working on the Therm-o-Web design team.


Becca Plymale

blog: http://www.sunflowerseams.com
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Hi! I’m Becca, the seamstress and creative thinker behind Sunflower Seams and PDF Pattern Designer for Simple Life Pattern Company. I am also a wife to my handsome Airman and stay at home mom of two kids, ages 4 and 6. We currently reside in the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida.
I have always loved to create, whether it be at my sewing table, in the kitchen or a DIY project around the house. My passion for sewing started when I was pregnant with my daughter, Ava. I wanted a diaper bag made out of my husband’s flight suit and so I dusted off my sewing machine, found a pattern, and got to work. I instantly got the sewing bug and made a couple dresses in time for Ava’s birth. After that, I was hooked and sewing became my creative outlet. As my passion for sewing grew so did my yearning to learn new techniques and try new projects. I joined the SLPco team a few years ago as the social media coordinator and pattern designer. It has been an absolute dream job. I am able to work at home doing what I love and still be available for my kiddos when they need me.


Carla BioCarla Henton
Blog: http://www.createinthesticks.com
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My name is Carla Henton and I am thrilled to be part of the Therm-O-Web team. I’ve been lucky to be surrounded by talented women all of my life starting with my mom and grandmother who taught me to sew and later with the great group of women who shaped me into a successful hairstylist. So that’s me, deep-rooted with an artsy side.
You’ll find me blogging about family and sewing adventures at Creatin’ in the Sticks. I live in a cabin in the country close to Dodge City, Kansas. That’s where the blog name came from. I’m the mother of two musical kids and the wife of my iron man (he’s a metal artist). I love the online sewing community where there is always a challenge or quilt along to join. I design sewing and quilting patterns along with tutorials and have organized blog hops and designed Blocks of the Month. I’ve been a free motion quilter on my domestic machine for 15 years, but have just added a long arm to my arsenal.
Let’s go on a creative adventure…


Carol Swift
Carol Swift
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My name is Carol Swift and I’m retired from office administrative work. I live in Southern Utah, but also spend time in Nevada where I grew up, worked, and have family. My blog was started in 2008 just to keep track of my sewing projects, but I soon stepped out of my comfort zone by participating in sew-alongs and blog hops. With the encouragement of others, it opened up a whole new world of sewing for me and enabled me to be more creative and think outside the box. I’ve also created a few patterns and enjoy trying new sewing techniques and products.

Being married and the mother of four children, three girls and one boy, I sewed a lot of clothes and household items over the years. I also sewed a few wedding dresses and designed hand quilted tricot quilts. Now I’m the grandmother of five grandsons we call the Monkey Boys, who earn their name by never stopping for more than a few minutes and climb on everything. They will stop long enough to sit on my lap or beside me while I sew and a couple of them have designed their own quilts and labels with my help. Being a part of the Therm O Web team is a whole new and exciting adventure for me!


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Jacquelynne Steves

Website for lots of free patterns, projects, and inspiration: http://jacquelynnesteves.com/
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Hi! My name is Jacquelynne, and I just like to make stuff! I am an artist and illustrator, and I design fabric and quilt & sewing patterns for the quilting industry. I like to sew and cook and decorate and paint pretty pictures… and, oh yeah… eat too much chocolate! I believe that you don’t have to be an artiste̓, or a chef, or a professional photographer to live a creative life.

One of my favorite things to do is to put together my free emagazine, called The Art of Home, about 4 times per year. In it, I share simple sewing and craft projects, fun and easy recipes, interesting designer and artist interviews, and cute art. In addition to that, I also host a free Block of the Month quilt event on my blog each year. My work has been featured in the American Patchwork and Quilting Calendar, Quilts & More Magazine, and Quiltmaker magazine.

Come along with me, I’d love to “meet” you!



Jen Belnap

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Hi, I’m Jen and I am a stay-at-home-mom to 5 kids- four girls and a boy! I grew up in Idaho and now live outside of NYC. I love the fast-paced city life. I’m married to my high school sweetheart. I love to travel and see new places. As a family, we have enjoyed exploring the East Coast and are now trying to visit each of the 50 states! I believe ice cream should be its own food group. I love to create! With a husband who works a ton and 5 kids, sewing has become my outlet. I found quilting about 5 years ago and fell in love! Now I just want to make ALL the quilts! I am so excited to be designing for Thermo-web! I hope you follow along on my quilting adventures!



Jenifer Cowles

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My name is Jenifer Cowles and I live in a small town in Middleton, Idaho. I work in the IT Department for a small city by day and Scrap and Sew after the kiddos go to sleep by night. I have 3 cutie pies who give me tons to scrap about, Caleb (12), Madison (10 going on 16) and Hunter (6). I have been doing some sort of crafting my entire life and my day just doesn’t feel complete without making something. I love a challenge and can make just about anything. I am so excited to be working with Therm O Web, it is perfect for any type of project.


Jessica Dayon
Jessica Dayon

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Hi! My name is Jessica Dayon and I love to make things! I am a wife and mother. I stay at home with my 4 young children and we love creating things together- from cooking to play dough to paints and clay. We spend our days creating. When I have free time, I love to do just about any craft out there, most specifically, cross stitch, embroidery, crochet, and hand sewing. But when I started quilting, I really found my passion.

I started quilting in the summer of 2017 and have quilted every day since then. Shortly after started, I began designing quilting patterns. I love every step of the process- from designing the pattern, choosing the fabric, making test blocks, making the quilt, and then using and loving the quilt after its completed.

I blog here and I have a love creating along side others. I enjoy hosting quilt alongs and sharing my patterns with others. The online quilting community is amazing and I really enjoy being a part of it. I have recently decided to offer all of my patterns for free and I share them on my blog.

You can find me on Instagram @jessicadayon where you can connect with her and where see shares her daily work, current projects, inspiration, giveaways, and patterns.


Kim
Kim Lapachek

Blog: http://persimondreams.blogspot.com/
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I am a mother, wife, artist, apple orchardist, retired civil engineer, and entrepreneur.

I’m a HUGE fan of online quilt alongs. Participating in them has really helped me hone my piecing skills and encouraged me to try things I never thought I would try (ie: New York Beauty Blocks). Also, they’ve been great for helping me use my scrap stash!

In 2010 I dreamed up Project QUILTING, and since then hundreds of quilts have been created and thousands of dollars worth of prizes have been awarded.

I enjoy sharing my enthusiasm about creativity through teaching, lecturing, and blogging.


Lauren Wright
Lauren Wright
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I’m Lauren Wright, the friendly face behind Molly and Mama. There’s a little bit of Molly (my grandmother) and Mama (my mother) in all my projects – after all, they’re the two amazing women who inspired my love of all things creative and encouraged me to follow my dreams. I live in a small mountain town in Australia and the rural setting is the perfect backdrop for my creative pursuits.
I’m inspired by all things pretty, pastel and floral and I love bringing a whimsical twist to traditional techniques and designs. I design simple to follow sewing projects that are perfect for beginners. They include easy instructions and clear step-by-step photos. However, I want my patterns to inspire beginners to pick up a needle and thread and give a sewing project a go, just for the fun of being creative. So, each of my felt, embroidery, English paper piecing, patchwork, and appliqué projects are characterised by special finishes and lots of attention to detail. It’s my hope that these transferrable skills will help you make the most of your creativity every time you sew.


Stephanie Cunnynham
Stephanie Cunnynham
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Hello! My name is Stephanie Cunnyngham, and I am a wife, boy-mom, and farmhouse-dwelling girl who loves sewing and living in the country. I grew up in rural Indiana and have lived here all my life. I married a handsome man I met at a Civil War reenactment, and we have two very handsome, energetic, and fun-loving little boys.

I guess you can say I have always loved being creative. My mom and I would spend Saturdays painting or sewing when I still lived at home. My granny lived two miles down the road, and she was an avid quilter that was always sewing something at her kitchen table or making quilts to sell. I would go visit her and she would try to teach me to hand-quilt or crochet, but she was left-handed and I was young, so we would get frustrated with the sewing quickly and decide we would rather just spend our time together talking and eating pie. I carried my love for art and creativity to college with me, and my first college degree is in Art History from DePauw University. I loved taking art classes in college and learning about composition, layers, and working with different methods or creating. When I got married and moved away from home, my mom bought me my first sewing machine, a white machine with purple accents by Kenmore from Sears. I made curtains for our apartment and aprons to sell at markets and fairs. My love for quilting really took off when I discovered Lori Holt from Riley Blake designs. I loved her fabric, her patterns, and her home. Her free tutorials on her blog roped me in and I haven’t looked back since. I have also started to write my own patterns. I have a couple of mini quilt patterns on my etsy shop that I have designed, and I have designed two projects that have been published in Homespun magazine.

I also have a Master’s Degree in Nursing, and I currently work as a consultant for two different hospitals. Over the last few years, though, I have started spending more time at home and less time at work so I can focus on enjoying my boys and on turning my sewing hobby into more than just a hobby.

4 Comments on Meet Our Education Designers

  1. Debbe McLaurin
    April 10, 2017 at 9:23 am (2 years ago)

    I would love to try the new Thermo-Web foil tecnique. It looks like a lot of fun to embellish designs with.

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  2. Connie Brooks
    December 5, 2017 at 8:53 pm (2 years ago)

    Congrats Design Team. I’m not familiar with any of you except for Chrissie Tobas but, I’m looking forward to all of your works of art.

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