Marj Tyess

Marj Tyess has travelled the United States and Canada as a Threaducator for Wonderfil Specialty thread. She truly makes a machine sing with decorative threads and free-motion techniques. Before becoming an educator for Wonderfil and Baby Lock, Marj worked in a retail store and had her own custom sewing business where she sewed everything from alterations to costumes for art centers. She loves all things embroidery and enjoys experimenting with sergers and accessory feet as well.

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