Martie Sandell
Martie’s passion for sewing began as a young child.  After teaching quilting for the Los Angeles College District she launched “Creative Makings by Martie”, a unique pattern line distributed internationally. Her award-winning garments have been featured nationwide on the runway for Houston’s Fairfield Processing Fashion Show; the Great American Quilt Festival in NYC; and exhibited at The American Textile Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts. Martie has been a regular contributor to trade and craft magazines, sharing her sewing knowledge while encouraging creativity in others.  Her expertise found its way to the Internet, when she began two online sewing/embroidery groups. Her whimsical appliqué and surface embellishment designs have appeared in magazine advertisements and as printed cut-and-sew fabric panels. Martie is no stranger to teaching or sharing her vast knowledge. She has worked as an Educator with two major sewing machine companies before joining RNK’s Floriani Division. Martie will teach you the secrets to perfected embroidery, sharing her tips and tricks of proper stabilization, hooping, and advanced technology in software that has helped thousands of hobbyist from coast to coast and around the world.

“Your creativity is only stitches away.”
Whether you’re a paper crafter, embroiderer or quilter Martie will spark your Creativity!