Sandra is a Designer, Writer, Independent Filmmaker, Instructional Designer, Handicrafter, and Astrologer. She created her first 3d model in 2013 at a Motorola-sponsored Maker Lab in Chicago. Her models were printed by various means until she purchased her first desktop printer, a RepRap Prusa i3, in November 2016. The RepRap was replaced with a Creality CR-10 mini in 2019 and an MK3s+ was added in 2021.
Sandra has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Development from Northeastern Illinois University. Sandra has held various part-time jobs and worked for more than 25 years as a Paralegal. Her interests include animation, woodworking, building construction, passive house, architecture, walking tours, sewing, and do-it-yourself projects.