The Editors

Michelle Morris is the Editor-in-chief of the colorful Fashion, sewing and DIY blog That Black Chic. This is a platform on which she shares her own fashions, sewing tips, reviews and tutorials. She is an sewing influencer on the scene who has become known for her loud and unusual prints and her ability to mix and match. She is also known for working with her fabric of choice, denim and making show stopping pieces of clothing. was voted 2015 “Burda Style’s 50 Best of Blogging”. She was also the winner of the first annual sewing competition “Rippin Ain’t Easy” in 2015. chose her to be a judge in their second sewing competition “Super Online Sewing Match II” and she also worked with on a Robert Kaufman Fabric release project.


BERNINA, USA chose her to represent the brand as a “BERNINA Ambassador” in 2016-2018 and she was an resident expert on their blog, posting step by step tutorials and Fashion posts. She also penned monthly posts for Fabric Mart Fabrics as a Fabric Mart Fabricista at “”. Michelle is also a sought-after pattern tester and has worked with “Closet Case Patterns, Straight Stitch Patterns, Blue Dot Patterns, Style Sew Me Patterns and newly released Nina Ramel Patterns”.

Michelle currently represents  HUSQVARNA VIKING Sewing machines. She is the proud owner of the "Designer Ruby Royale" and the  brand new "Designer Brilliance 80"  both machines are sewing and embroidery machines.


Michelle was featured in “Sew Style magazine” in 2016. Her work was featured in the  April/May 2017,  , Feb/March 2018 and Jnue/July 2018 issues of “Sew News magazine”,  who also featured her in a "Meet the Maker" article in the June/July 2017 issue.

Mori Morris is the face and model of That Black Chic blog and  also an editor for Sewn Magazine. Mori is a graduate from the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA. Although she doesn't sew, she has an art background and lends a hand when creating projects for the blog and the magazine.

Jeanette Nichole   is a Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor for over 20 years.  Her other interest is sewing clothing.  She enjoys using beautiful prints & likes to challenge herself with faux fur, leather & sometimes embellishing her garments, making them unique. Instagram: @jeanette_sews  Facebook: jeanettesews

Monica Tetteh spends her evenings indulging in her artistic passions like sewing, graphic design and painting. Her style is Chic yet eclectic with a touch of class. She personally enjoys sewing long flowy dresses and tons of prints. Website: Instagram: @thatssewmonica

Olu started her sewing journey in 2014 when she set herself a challenge to not buy any more clothes for her 2 daughters, for at least a year. Instead, she was going to make them all with her own 2 hands. Three years on Olu is still not buying ready to wear clothes for her daughters and is considering a completely handmade wardrobe for herself too. Website: Instagram: @needle_and_ted

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