Jennifer Raymond is a knit and crochet instructor who teaches up and down the East Coast. Her classes feature a high energy style, sense of humor, and enthusiasm. Jennifer works to create courses that appeal to a variety of learning styles and include: handouts, one-on-one instruction, and interactive elements. In addition to teaching, she creates quirky yet classic garments; recent publications include patterns in Sockupied, Creative Knitting, Piecework, Interweave Crochet and Knitty.
Jill Newman is a fiber artist who creates original felted jewelry, accessories, and abstract art out of wool using a combination of needle felting and wet felting techniques. She enjoys teaching and sharing her love of needle felting in the Washington, DC area. Jill sells her work at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival and exhibits at various local craft shows and juried art exhibitions, most recently at the 2017 Creative Crafts Council Biennial Exhibition as well as the Artful Attire and Focus on Fiber exhibitions at Glen Echo Park
Melissa Weaver Dunning is an avid tartan & linen weaver, a skilled spinner and a compulsive knitter. She loves to share the history and context of traditional textile arts and to pass on the efficient techniques of time honored skills. Melissa lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and works for the Bluemont Concert Series, an award-winning regional arts organization.