Welcome to the blog behind Megan Nielsen Patterns!
We believe that creating a stylish wardrobe should be easy, and we’re here to help you do it. Whether you’re looking for free sewalongs and tutorials to update your wardrobe, styling ideas or to improve your sewing skills, you can find it all here.
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Meet the team
Meg | Founder and Director
Meg is the Founder and Creative Director of Megan Nielsen Patterns, and is constantly dreaming upideas for new sewing patterns and ways to make your sewing journey more enjoyable! She getsreally excited about pockets and design details and is always trying to add way too many variationsto our patterns.
Meg is a passionate Christian and lives in sunny Perth, Western Australia with her husband Chris,and three beautiful kiddos (Who we call “Bunny”, “Buddy” and “Birdie” online).
When Meg’s not in the studio getting overly excited about design details and adding way too manyexclamation points to everything you’ll find her swimming laps, baking with her kids and desperatelytrying to become a good gardener!
Krystal | Sample maker
Krystal is the amazing sample maker at Megan Nielsen Patterns and is the self-proclaimed pattern matching queen. She has been working in the live performance industry for the last 12 years making costumes for theatre and dance. She loves to try her hand at new things like tambour and shoe making.
When she’s not sewing up a storm, Krystal is baking treats for her husband and two boys.
Holly | Tutorial technical writer
Holly writes part time for the Megan Nielsen blog– sewing like crazy, creating tutorials and sewalongs. She has been sewing since she was a little girl, and has her degree in apparel design. Now she’s a stay at home mama, and spends all her free nap times at her sewing machine.
When she isn’t sewing and blogging here, you can find her with her husband and baby girl Penny and working on her Etsy shop, Nelly Lou, where she creates clothing and accessories for little ones.
Nastasia | Tutorial contributing writer