Joi is a spokes designer for Baby Lock Sewing Machines, popular instructor and author of Create the Perfect Fit: Measuring and Pattern Fitting for Real Sewing Solutions and Designer Joi’s Sewing Workshop. She is working on her first quilt book. Joi designs patterns for McCall Pattern Company, has been featured in Threads, Sew News, Sew Beautiful, Sew it All and Sew Stylish Magazines and teaches Fast Track Fitting on Craftsy. She is taking the sewing world by storm with her real life fitting solutions developed after years of real life application.
Joi would describe herself as a fashion entrepreneur and the real deal. She has a degree in Apparel Design from ISU, owns a clothing patent, sews for clients all over the US and her designs are seen regularly on popular creative fashion blog sites. Joi is the 2009 Winner of Passion for Fashion and American Sewing Expos’s 2013 Teacher of the Year.
In 2016 Joi opened Designer Joi’s Sewing Factory Creative Space and Sewing Event Classroom the host location for this years Sewing Holiday. She is excited to be able to have this event in her creative space.
She is an energetic, approachable and engaging teacher and you will learn real life sewing and design skills that Joi uses in her studio every day with her keen understanding of fashion sewing, fun aesthetic and natural talent for sewing.
Outside of sewing Joi loves gardening, skating, she plays the saxophone and most of all loves playing with her kiddos and her puppy Piper.
Visit designerjoi.com for updates about her products, services, and classes.