Lindee Goodall is the founder and former owner of Cactus Punch, the first independent company to design embroidery specifically for the home market. Combining a degree in art, a life long love of sewing and crafts, and a background in programming, Lindee melds the art with the science of creating a smooth running and creative design. With 15 years of digitizing experience, she now owns and operates Lindee G Embroidery, providing quality embroidery designs and educational products.
Lindee was an Impression Magazine 1997 Digitizer of Distinction and won first place for Creative Use of Stock Designs as well as the overall Creativity Award in the 2002 Stitches Magazine Stitch-Off. She also won first place at METS in 1997 for best original digitized design.
She is the author of two self-published books on embroidery, Poetry in Motion and the Embroidery Cookbook and was a contributor to Embroidery Machine Essentials by Jeanine Twigg.
Lindee has given workshops and seminars on digitizing, embroidery techniques, and how to make money with embroidery. She has taught at numerous venues including: ISS Shows, Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Creative Embroidery Conference, Houston Quilt Market, Viking, Pfaff, and Singer Conventions, Brother Back to School, Sewing & Stitchery Expo, and Martha’s School of Art and Fashion. Lindee has been a frequent guest on Martha’s Sewing Room, America Sews, America Quilts, Quilting from the Heartland, and Quilting with Shar.
She has also written numerous articles on digitizing and embroidery techniques for Stitches Magazine, Profitable Embroiderer, Threads, Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery, and Designs in Machine Embroidery.