Meet Your Teacher
Barbara Jean Smith
Barbara Jean, owner of Sew Easy Studio, is a mother of 8 and long time resident of Ramona. Barbara Jean first started sewing at the age of 8, following in her mother’s and grandmother’s footsteps. Her love of sewing grew from a hobby to a passion when her children were born. Sewing everything from home decor to her children’s clothing, she soon found herself selling her creations in the boutique world. She honed and developed her skills even further, becoming a pattern tester for several companies in the United States and Australia. Barbara Jean took a step away from testing and selling to devote her time to teach what she loves. She loves sharing her skills with her community and seeing the enjoyment of sewing come alive for her students.
Patty Cass hostess and instructor at the Sew Easy Studio has been quilting for about 14 years. Her passion is helping people to improve their quilting skills, help them to become confident in color placement, and share her love and knowledge of quilting. Patty worked at the Crazy 9 Patch in Ramona for 5 years where she assisted customers with color and fabric choice. She also taught several classes of various patterns and hosted her monthly Sit-n-Sews. Patty is a native Ramonan and hopes to see lots of old friends in classes at the studio.