Anna Verbsky Sagami
Artist ~ Designer ~ Inventor
43 Years of Experience in the Arts and Crafts industry. At the age of 10, she was learning Cross Stitch, Embroidery and Pencil Art with the help of her Mom and Grandma Verbsky. A self-taught Artist and Mother of two children, Completed 15 years of service at Cuna Mutual Insurance and earned a degree in Business Management.
1990 – Anna started making custom stained glass for homes and businesses. She was awarded many blue ribbons at Arts & Craft shows.
1999 – Anna’s first two books were published by CKE Publications. The artwork was designed, hand crafted and photographed by Anna.
Building with Bevels
Building with Bevels II
August 14, 2001 – Anna was awarded a Certificate of Registration for a Trade Mark for Design-a-Way Stencils. She invented the plastic shapes to help people design stained glass patterns.
2001 – Designed and built her home with her husband. Stained glass windows were created for her new home. Many of the patterns were published in her best selling book Building with Bevels.