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  • Emily Humble

    Emily designed for Ellison for more than 5 years. Emily was recently married when she started at Ellison and since then she has had two beautiful girls. She is a graduate of Laguna College of Art and Design where she majored in Illustration. She loves children's books and gets a lot of her inspiration from those illustrations. She loved watching and working with the girls in the art room at Ellison, who gave her lots of inspiration from their creations. While at Ellison, she did what she loved and she loved what she did.

  • French General

    Bringing the classic look of the rural French countryside to the United States, French General is a vintage craft store/workshop located in Los Angeles, California. Specializing in beads, buttons, millinery and textiles, their French-inspired collection is all about crafting with beautiful textiles and a simple vintage color palette. Having personally combed French flea markets for many of her unique treasures, Kaari Meng, the founder and owner of French General, has designed jewelry for Anthropologie, quilt fabrics for Moda, textiles for Fabricut  and has authored several books, including French-Inspired Jewelry, The French Inspired Home, Handmade Soirees, Treasured Notions and more. Now French General teams up with Sizzix for an exciting collection to organize beads, buttons, needles and notions.

  • Jennifer Jangles

    Jennifer Heynen, also known as Jennifer Jangles, is a licensed artist, pattern designer and ceramic artist, who strives to create colorful, happy projects. In her 20 years as a self-supported artist, Jennifer has designed for companies such as In the Beginning Fabrics, Caffco International and Flagology. She has also been featured in publications such as Quilts and More, Quilting Arts and American Quilt Retailer among others. Additionally, Jennifer has authored the book Stitch Kitsch to help beginner sewers create fun and easy projects. When not sewing, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, playing with her dogs Otis and Rhubarb, and drinking mochas on her porch. To learn more about Jennifer, visit jenniferjangles.com.

  • Jen Long

    Jen grew up in Southern California, receiving her B.F.A. from Otis College of Art and Design as well as an M.F.A. in Illustration from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). An internship followed at Walt Disney Studios based in Character Art at their Consumer Products Division. Her work is a strong combination of both traditional drawing skills and digital technique. Her professional experience includes teaching at the collegiate level for CSUF, digital character art for Disney including the Phineas and Ferb show and professional book illustration. Currently Jen works as the Creative Director for Sizzix.

  • Jill MacKay

    Inspired by the patterns and forms of nature, Jill MacKay is an accomplished jewelry designer, sculptor, teacher, author and consultant. Her enthusiasm and 25 years of creative experience make her one of the most skilled, diversified and sought-after artists today. The Jill MacKay brand continues to evolve and charm, selling in over 2000 stores internationally, on television and online. Among her accomplishments, Jill has designed for the soap opera, Guiding Light, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. As a writer, she regularly contributes designs and educational content to prominent book and magazine publishers. Jill has been nationally recognized for helping those less fortunate and solving social issues through the arts. Jill lives and works from her studios in Bellvue, Colorado.

  • Jillibean Soup

    Specializing in fresh, innovative and high-quality products for the paper crafting industry, Jillibean Soup products are manufactured with close attention to color, detail and design. This inspiring company prides itself in finding the best ingredients to create fun designs that whimsically suit any taste or time. Joining forces with Hampton Art, Inc., a leading stamp and stamp accessory manufacturer for over 20 years, Jillibean Soup has utilize this talented staff to market, manufacture, and distribute its unforgettable products. With its releases for Sizzix, Jillibean Soup continues to cook up a delicious blend of style and versatility for your next card, scrapbook page and more.

  • Jorli Perine

    Jorli can't remember a time when she wasn't drawing or painting. By age 5, she was sketching recognizable portraits. Her official training began as the recipient of the Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts scholarship, and continued with her art education at Brigham Young University and Laguna College of Art and Design. Her mother, LaDorna Eichenberg, the founder of Ellison Educational Equipment, involved Jorli in the business from the beginning by having her cut out pink felt bunnies and send them to teachers. Throughout the years, Jorli has filled many company roles. Her artwork launched the first 2000 Ellison Educational dies. She still designs for Ellison, Sizzix and the quilting segment of the business, while pursuing her fine arts career.

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