Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

Teacher Bios


Jacqueline Devine is a Graduate of Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fashion Design and Minor in Textiles. Her early years were spent sewing with her mother, grandmother and aunts on the family farm in Michigan and participating in 4-H where she was often recognized and awarded for her sewing ability. After relocating to Los Angeles Jackie worked in film, television and theater. From there she found a love for sharing her passion for sewing and fashion through teaching and has done so in many locations in and around LA for more than 15 years.

Lisa Hanson is the owner of Quilt Emporium. She has over 30 years of experience sewing and has been known to say that sewing is cheaper than therapy.