Stephanie Bracelin has been sewing since she was six years old. It all started with wanting clothes for her Barbies, and her Nana teaching her how to sew them. In middle school she was sewing clothes and creating fashions for her dolls and her friends for fashion shows. In high school she made her own prom dress her senior year and added a train to a friend’s store purchased prom dress. After attending college for Graphic Design, Stephanie moved to Seattle to take classes in Fashion Design to learn pattern drafting and draping.
Stephanie has written and designed multiple projects and patterns for Stitch (Interweave, no longer published) and Sew News magazines.
Stephanie has a passion for high quality fabrics, vintage design, garment construction, and small design details. She also enjoys running, yoga, creating things for her daughter, and spending time with her chickens. She currently resides in her 1920s home with her daughter, in her hometown of Des Moines, Iowa.