Who is Rebecca Kemp Brent?
Rebecca Kemp Brent is a freelance writer, editor, educator, and designer specializing in creative ways to use computerized sewing and embroidery machines and software. Her career as a sewing educator began almost fifty years ago, and has encompassed work in theatrical costuming and apparel manufacturing as well.
Since 2001 she has published well over a hundred articles in such national publications as Creative Machine Embroidery, Sew News, Sewing Savvy, and Quilting & Embroidery, as well as on the Internet and TV. She is the author of Redwork from The WORKBASKET and Fill in the Blanks with Machine Embroidery and co-author with Linda Turner Griepentrog of Machine Embroidery Wild & Wacky. She collaborated with Missy Shepler for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Sewing and appears often on television and Internet series such as It's Sew Easy. She was a featured artist on season five of The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims, and is an inaugural member of the Schmetz Designer Portfolio.
Rebecca holds both B.S. and Ph.D. degrees with studies in textiles, clothing, and curriculum development. She travels and works from her home in East Tennessee.