John Lohman is the founder of SpriteStitch.com. He has three published craft books: Star Trek Cross Stitch, Disney Classic Cross Stitch, and Hello Kitty Cross Stitch. He has contributed to World of Geekcraft and Nintendo Power magazine, as well as to popular websites such as Craftzine.com and MrXStitch.com. John is an avid crafter, retro video game junkie, and high school teacher. He lives in southern Oregon with his family.
Rhys Turton (Lord Libidan) is a data analyst based in Berkshire, England, who creates cross-stitch patterns inspired by video games, movies, TV, and pop culture. He is a regular contributor to MrXStitch.com and SpriteStitch.com and his patterns appear in Star Trek Cross Stitch, Disney Classic Cross Stitch, and Hello Kitty Cross Stitch. He frequently participates in UK-based conventions and exhibitions, and his writing has been featured in many cross-stitch magazines.