Nicole Vasbinder owns and operates the California based sewing studio StitchCraft. Nicole has several years of teaching experience and was one of the founding teachers at Stitch Lounge in San Francisco and continues to teach at Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics in Berkeley. She has designed and operated the independent accessory line Queen Puff Puff since 2003 and sells her designs to stores all over the United States as well as stores in Japan, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Prior to starting her own company, she worked as a designer and merchandiser in the garment industry for companies such as Biscotti and Aqua Blues. She is an alumnus of the Academy of Art University and Otis College of Art & Design and her designs have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Adorn Magazine, JoAnn Magazine, Venus Zine, and Craft. Nicole has authored two other RotoVision titles; Sewing Solutions: Tips and Techniques for the Savvy Sewist and Sewing Machine Secrets: Master Presser Feet and Make your Machine Do More.