About Us

This site was formed, in 1997, to help embroidery enthusiasts at a time when very few sewing websites existed. Cookie Gaynor is a certified educator with 30+ years of sewing and costume design experience. In addition to sewing experience, she has more than 17+ years of computer related skills and corporate training.


Cookie's Creations, LLC is an established embroidery & education business in the Atlanta area. Cookie Gaynor is the former Editor and publisher of Best of the BBD. The company specializes in teaching related embroidery software and sewing in the Atlanta market. Cookie travels throughout the United States helping home sewers master their software and machine capabilities. She has been recognized in magazines and newsletters.


As a national instructor, Cookie has taught at: Brother Back to School, the National Convention of the American Sewing Guild, the American Embroidery Conference and the International Embroidery and Quilting Conference, along with personalized classes at various dealers throughout the United States. Additional embroidery licensing includes: Brother PE Design certification and Martha Pullen Babylock Teacher Licensing. Certified Educator since 1977.