Get Energized: 9 New Craftsy Classes to Brighten Your Day!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments


There’s something about this time of year (maybe it’s the smell of spring or spotting the first robin) that makes creative-types so motivated. Why not put all that energy to good use by joining one of the new Craftsy classes? Maximize your creative juices by perfecting your tailoring work in Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips or by spicing up the kitchen with Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsa. There are so many wonderful options! So, whether you’re learning a new craft or sharpening your skills, check out these fresh, new classes, sure to energize and inspire!

Sign up for one of these classes today and receive an exclusive discount. Better hurry though, these discounts are only available for a limited time!

Fair Isle Crochet - New Online Craftsy Class!

Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork

Crochet complex-looking color patterns with confidence! Join author and accomplished designer Karen Whooley in creating three beautiful projects with step-by-step instruction. You’ll learn to read Fair Isle charts, cleanly change colors, banish bulk by encasing ends, seamlessly crochet colorwork in the round and more! Your Fair Isle patterns will look just as smooth and sharp as knitting.

Sign up for Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork today and enjoy 17% off!

Custom Fitting- Waist and Hips Class on Craftsy

Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips

Learn the flat pattern adjustments you need to give all the pants, skirts and dresses you sew a flattering fit. In this Craftsy class, you’ll join custom clothier Kathleen Cheetham as she takes you through personalizing patterns, learning everything from the importance of using the rise measurement, to working with multisized patterns, and redrafting an adjusted waistline with darts. You’ll build your sewing skills and wardrobe full of flattering apparel.

Sign up for Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips today and get 20% off! 

Start Free-Motion Quilting Online Class

Start Free-Motion Quilting

Start free-motion quilting on the right foot, with the best needles, thread and all the guidance you need to succeed. Pattern designer Elizabeth Dackson will help you get comfortable setting up your workspace and choosing the right supplies and machine for free-motion quilting. You’ll work through nine different quilting motifs to demystify free-motion fundamentals, creating quilt projects with impressive visual interest and one-of-a-kind texture.

Sign up for Start Free-Motion Quilting today and get 17% off! 

Mexican Street Food: Class on Craftsy.com

Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas

Discover the fast, fresh and flavorful techniques behind south-of-the-border favorites in the newest Craftsy food & cooking class. You’ll learn to dry roast and char ingredients to enhance flavor, create diverse salsas and hot sauces for every palette, and make delicious carne asada, slow-cooked carnitas and homemade tortillas. Join executive chef Deborah Schneider on this tasty tour of famous Mexican street food.

Sign up for Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas today and get 25% off! 

Applique Your Knits With Machine Embroidery

Appliqué Your Knits With Machine Embroidery

In the newest Craftsy embroidery class, you’ll conquer knit fabric and add another dimension of style to gifts and apparel with raw edge, reverse, split and pocket appliqué! Designer Lisa Archer reveals best practices for prepping, stabilizing and trimming knits. You’ll have a blast as you create a chic skirt, trendy infinity scarf, pocketed child’s shirt with an adorable in-the-hoop monster, and more.

Sign up for Appliqué Your Knits With Machine Embroidery today and enjoy 25% off!

Custom Lettering Monograms Cake Decorating Class

Custom Lettering & Monograms

Complement inspired cakes with artful, personalized inscription in this brand new cake decorating class. Legendary cake artist Nicholas Lodge is sharing his skills on creating lettering and monograms, with techniques like free-hand lettering, stenciling, cutters and more! Your messages will really shine when you discover tips and tricks for painting and piping in metallics. Sharpen you essential cake decorating skills for masterful results and overjoyed clients.

Sign up for Custom Lettering & Monograms today and get 17% off! 

Paiting With Color: A Contemporary Approach

Painting With Color: A Contemporary Approach

Learn the essential color techniques that will improve and enhance your work in any subject matter. Join award-winning artist Joseph Dolderer in discovering the revolutionary training system devised by the early American impressionists. You’ll learn the essential tools to use color to express form and value. Plus, Dolderer gives instruction on mixing colors, depicting planar transitions and adding sculptural dimension to your work.

Sign up for Painting With Color: A Contemporary Approach today for 25% off!

Creative Photography Craftsy Class

Creative Photography: Capture Life Differently

Learn how to use your camera to connect with the world, and take shots that capture love, laughter and everything in between! Acclaimed photographer George Lange will teach you his best tips and techniques to harnessing available light, using simple props and finding unexpected perspectives. You’ll add life each image, creating truly unforgettable photos and shooting everyday life in a whole new way.

Sign up for Creative Photography: Capture Life Differently and enjoy 25% off! 

Which of these new Craftsy classes are you most excited to try?