Where creativity meets style, CityCraft is the digital destination for smart, modern makers. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and support the journey from curiosity to completion. We believe that the act of hand-making has the power to transform lives.
CityCraft was founded in 2009 as a retail fabric store and sewing boutique in Dallas, Texas. For five years, CityCraft inspired a new generation of makers in Dallas through the highest quality fabrics and craft products and educational experiences for all ages. Founder Callie Works-Leary was recognized by Inc. Magazine as a Top 30 Under 30 entrepreneur in 2010.
Callie Works-Leary is a nationally-recognized craft industry expert. After founding and leading CityCraft’s retail operation from 2009-2014, Callie joined Craftsy/Bluprint team as a sewing and quilting product developer, pattern designer, and on-camera Craftsy instructor.
Callie has a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. She volunteers for Big City Mountaineers mentoring underserved youth through 7-day backcountry wilderness expeditions in Colorado. She lives in Dallas, Texas.