Debbie Colgrove is a former writer for The Spruce and Spruce Eats who contributed 391 articles over the course of 18 years. Debbie got involved with 4H as a child, excelling in competitions and winning awards for her sewing, and later became an assistant manager for a major fabric store chain and independent contractor for local manufacturers.
Today, Debbie teaches sewing by offering instructions for projects, economical sewing solutions, free patterns, and more. She teaches local 4H sewing groups and received the Partner in 4H Award in 2004 and 2006. Debbie was also a member of the Home Economics Advisory Board for Columbia County, New York.
Awards and Publications
- "Sewing VISUAL Quick Tips" (Wiley, May 2008)
- "Teach Yourself Visually Sewing" (Visual, April 2006)
- Recipient of Partner in 4H Award in 2004 and 2006.
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