Vanessa Vargas Wilson, Designer
Vanessa Vargas Wilson, a.k.a Crafty Gemini, is a sewing and quilt pattern designer and instructor. Vanessa is mostly known for her clear and concise instructional YouTube videos. Her channel, TheCraftyGemini has over 310,000 subscribers and her tutorials have been viewed 30 million times worldwide. A law professor turned entrepreneur, Vanessa now shares her lifestyle and crafty skills with a global audience via the web. She teaches viewers how to do everything from sewing and quilting to organic gardening and even woodworking projects. Her work has been featured on ABC’s 20/20 and the New York Times as well as magazines like Quilty and Modern Quilts Unlimited. Vanessa is a first-generation American and a native Spanish speaker. She earned her B.A. and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. Today she lives on an organic homestead in Florida with her husband, their two young children and 40+ farm animals.