Our staff has a strong commitment to enriching the lives of our community’s residents while sharing their passion for the sewing arts and teaching job skills.
An expert seamstress since high school, Lonnie brings a passion for empowering others in life's journey. As Executive Director, Lonnie's broad interest is to provide the resources and networks to help others be "all that they can be".
Involved in the fabric and sewing industries for over 40 years, Linnca brings hands on knowledge and skill of the industry. Her experience in fabric retail; ranges from operations, merchandising and the customer experience including classroom curriculum for a nationwide sewing program. In addition she has been a designer in the garment & quilt industry. Designing for companies such as Need L' Love & Peppermint Pig. These skills combined with her tradition of sewing passed down thru her family is what drives her passion to be the Program Manager
Master Instructor - Industrial Programs
Nancy has over forty years of experience in the apparel industry. Her hands-on manufacturing experience spans product concept thru production to finishing. She is a professional designer, patternmaker and expert seamstress. She is also highly skilled in garment fit and alteration techniques. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Clothing and Textiles.
Quilting Artist & Instructor
Jane Bromberg is an accomplished seamstress with years of teaching experience. She owned her own dressmaking business for 15 years before she switched to doing custom quilting. Her vast knowledge of sewing techniques allows her to teach a variety of classes. She now designs quilts, gives lectures and teaches across the region.