Meet The Editors

The Sew Daily editors pride themselves on bringing you the most popular sewing contributors, the best information on sewing tips and techniques, and fabulous free sewing patterns. Plus, we’ll use this space as a way to keep you informed of upcoming classes, online webinars and books that will help you grow even more as a sewist.

Below you’ll find a short bio of the authors and staff members who regularly post on Sew Daily. Say hello and be sure to let us know what you would like to see on the Sew Daily blog!

Jessica Ziebarth – Assistant Editor

My great-grandmother taught me to sew at a very young age. Although I didn’t sew regularly growing up I knew there was a passion there. I was lucky enough to go to Savannah College of Art & Design and graduated with a degree in Fibers and minored in Accessory Design. I love fashion and researching…

Amanda Carestio – Senior Editor

Hi, I’m Amanda. My mom taught me to sew at an early age but it wasn’t until high school when I sewed my first garment from a pattern…from there, I was hooked. My mom was a reading teacher and my dad was a physics teacher: I think editing sewing instructions might be somewhere in between!…

Jill Case – Web Producer

Jill Case is the Web Producer r for Sew Daily, Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines.  As a kid she learned early on the joy of creating and making things. Sewing is her first passion but knitting and beading are close behind. She is a card carrying member of the Selfish Seamstress Team and…

Kate Zaynard – Creative Editor

I started sewing when I was in college studying theatrical costuming. Later I found myself employed in a costume shop, where I enjoyed working with historical patterns and turning a design into reality. Though my sewing was sporadic for several years after I left the theater for editorial work, I have always cherished the sense…

Ellen March – Editor-in-Chief

I’m the Content Strategist and Editorial Director for the Sewing division of F+W, including  Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery, Sew it All and Sew Daily. I grew up around sewing, with my grandmother being the seamstress in her small town and my mother teaching sewing and owning her own handmade pillow business. I started sewing…