Meet the Frayed Productions Team
Thomas got his start in television production at WGVU (Public Broadcasting). As a production assistant, Tom learned all aspects of production. “I like to be challenged creatively. Working on this series I’ve been able to hone my technical skills while also developing as an artist and storyteller.” (read more)
When Nancy purchased her first rotary cutter, mat, and ruler, she taught herself how to use them. Now she’s our fabulous host! “Doing the lessons for OnPoint TV is a dream come true for me. Being a quilt teacher full time is my dream. Doing the programs with my friends is more fun than a barrel of monkeys!” (read more)
Michelle fell in love with crafts when she was very young. Starting with knitting and crochet she moved onto drawing, painting and even miniature dollhouses. Name a craft and she’s probably tried it. As an adult her favorite artistic endeavors are quilting, making chainmaille jewelry pieces, and watercolor painting. (read more)
Growing up in a creative family, art was a part of Athina’s everyday life. But Athina’s love of the arts didn’t come from paint brush or fabrics, but through the lens of a camera. “I never had the creative bug for drawing or painting. But from an early age, I did with the video camera. When watching a movie or TV show, the shot selections used, the editing cuts made, and all the other technical aspects intrigued me.” (read more)
Gina has been crafting since she was little. She gets a tremendous from pleasure playing with the colors and textures each different product category and technique produce. She says she can’t draw a stick figure but crafting allows her to make things that are pretty. She’s collecting quite a craft stash – yarn, fabric, glass, jewelry-making and just about every other craft around. (read more)
Boom Camera Operator
Eric is the owner of Signmakers, Ltd. and the husband of Creative Director, Michelle Sheler. Eric has over 10 years of camera experience having volunteered all that time at his church Resurrection Life. Not a crafter himself, Eric is well versed being married to Michelle who explores as many crafts as possible during her spare time.
Being married to the host of the show, Bill has a lot of experience around quilts and the craft itself. He has supported and encouraged Nancy to pursue her dream and, so far, he’s been able to participate in its fruition. Bill helps set up and tear down the studio and also has been known to bring in a pizza or two on occasion.