Michelle has always had a passion for craft and textiles. Michelle has a Bachelor of Science in Design with a major in Weaving from the University of Minnesota. She has a Masters of Science in Weaving from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (now called Jefferson University). Although a corporate designer for 20+ years at Calvin Klein, Larsen and Target, Michelle continues to pursue her love of craft textiles. Currently Michelle is working in the folkloric technique called Boro from Japan. This technique incorporates many of her passions such as craft, mindfulness, and sustainability. Michelle is teaching at Textile Center MN, Bloomington Community Ed, and Richfield Community Ed as well as many private classes and crafting groups.