our team

MELISSA CLOUSER (she/her) | Owner, Instructor
Melissa is the creator and owner of Cut & Sew PHL and has been sewing and quilting for over a decade.  She grew up in Central PA, has a background and degree in Art Education, and lives in nearby Glenside with her twin toddlers + supportive partner.  Melissa learned how to sew in elementary school when her Nana taught her how to make a pair of tie-dye shorts -- she's been hooked ever since!  @meli_clo_miss 

 ARIEL DANIEL (she/her) | Shopkeeper
A serial hobbyist and Mt. Airy local. A novice at knitting, crocheting and sewing who's excited to learn alongside members of her community.

ELIOTT HINES (he/him) | Shopkeeper
New to the Mt Airy community and excited to meet local crafters.  He is a sewer, knitter, crocheter, and aspiring quilter.  He is always thinking about his next project and loves learning new crafting skills. @eliotthines

CHRYSTI SAFIE (she/her) | Longarm Instructor

JHENNY ADAMS (she/her) | Instructor

STACY KRAUS MCDONALD (she/her) | Instructor

CHANDRA JONES (she/her) | Instructor

SARAH TYREE FRANCIS (she/her) | Instructor



Alterations Instructor
If you're interested in teaching fiber-related workshops or classes at Cut & Sew please email us at cutandsew.phl@gmail.com.  Please include a resume, links to social media, and a proposal for what you'd like to teach (including medium, materials needed, age of students, and any other relevant information).  We look forward to seeing what you're passionate about teaching our community!