Experts

  • Elizabeth Sutton

    Elizabeth Sutton is one of the head decorators at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes in Winthrop, Massachusetts. Having worked in bakeries since she was 16, Elizabeth has learned much about the art of cake decorating from Amanda Oakleaf since becoming her first employee in the spring of 2010.

  • Cathy Izzo

    A former network television executive turned obsessive quilter, Cathy opened The City Quilter, now one of the best-known quilt shops in the U.S. With more than 4,000 fabrics, hundreds of books, patterns, kits and notions, Bernina sewing machines, and 150-plus different classes each year, this Manhattan store serves the needs of quilters and sewers around the world. Unique to The City Quilter is the "City Collection" of New York-themed fabrics that it developed and sells exclusively.

  • Jessica Kaufman

    Jessica's handwork skills include knitting and designing knitting patterns, felting, spinning and dyeing, flame working, stained glass, blacksmithing, woodturning, silversmithing, batik and tie dye, candle making, block printing and papermaking, soap making, sewing, quilting, macramé, cloisonné and enameling, ceramics, and polymer clay-- and she wants to teach you how to do all of it!

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