No April Fools Here! New Classes in Quilting, Cake Decorating & More!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing |


It may be April Fool’s Day, but we’re not tricking you: We’ve got a whole host of fantastic new classes at a discounted price for our loyal blog readers. You can explore tons of new skills, from quilting cascading color in Introduction to Bargello to baking your own delicious sourdough bread in Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf. But you better hurry, these discounts are only available for a limited time!

Inside Vogue Patterns: New Craftsy Class

Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397

Bring a Vogue designer pattern to life with refined dressmaking and finishing techniques. With this new sewing class, you’ll go inside Vogue headquarters to gain designer insight as you sew three elegant dresses with the included Tracy Reese pattern. Your friends will go crazy for your style and impressive skills. Sign up to start sewing customized dresses that are sure to be wardrobe showpieces.

Join Inside the Vogue Pattern: Tracy Reese V1397 today and save 20%.

New Knitting Class on Craftsy: Brioche Knitting Made Easy

Brioche Knitting Made Easy

Take your knitting to the next level and discover brioche bliss as you finish three sumptuous projects. One touch is all it takes to fall in love with reversible brioche fabric! Knitwear designer Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark will help you learn the basics of this textured technique as you knit three irresistible designs. Impress your friends with a beautiful brioche hat, the perfect fingerless mitts and a vine cowl with gorgeous brioche.

By joining Brioche Knitting Made Easy today, you can save 25%.

Introduction to Bargello: Craftsy Quilting Class

Introduction to Bargello

Bargello can seem tricky, but with quilting instructor Karen Gibbs, you can master this style and check it off your quilter’s to-do list. Discover how approachable and dramatic Bargello quilting can be as you create a traditional Chinese Coins pattern with a touch of Bargello, a striking Bargello-style Madison’s Star and more! Enjoy creating these Bargello quilts with either pre-cuts or yardage, and watch people fawn over their cascading color!

Sign up for Introduction to Bargello today, and enjoy 25% off!

Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf

Discover time-honored techniques for delicious sourdough. Join bread expert Richard Miscovich as you learn various fermentation methods, master pain au levain, best practices for mixing dough and kneading by hand, plus so much more! Soon, nutritious artisan sourdough will be a household norm as you create beautifully baked loaves.

Join Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf today for a 25% off discount!

Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop: Craftsy Class

Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop

Never be limited by your hoop size again! Learn insider tips and tricks from embroidery expert Lisa Shaw that will take your embroidery as far as your imagination desires. You’ll discover expert techniques for alignment and multi-hoop designs, embellishing projects like a felt purse and a denim shirt. With this class, you’ll be able to embellish your favorite fabrics faster and more efficiently than ever before.

Enjoy 17% off Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop by signing up here today!

New Craftsy Class: White Chocolate Wrap- Undersea Adventure

White-Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure

You’ll discover a “sea” of decorating possibilities as you dive into techniques for creating a luscious chocolate wrap cake. This new class with acclaimed cake designer Paul Bradford will teach you how to secure and stack tiers for a towering cake, before covering it in smooth ganache and carving it into a cone shape. Then, wrap the cake in modeling chocolate to achieve a wave-like, under-the-sea feeling. This cake is sure to amaze and entice wave after wave of partygoers!

Sign up today for White-Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure to receive your 25% discount!

Expressive Figure Drawing- Conveying Mood & Emotion

Expressive Figure Drawing: Conveying Mood and Emotion

Learn the visual language of mood and emotion, and translate your expressive intent into a striking work of art. Transform a simple line into an expression of weight, shadow and gravity, and create a compelling visual narrative using gesture, rhythm and repetition. Award-winning artist Richard T. Scott guides you through the design principles behind some of history’s most celebrated masterworks, as you learn the techniques behind creating captivating drawings.

Sign up for Expressive Figure Drawing: Conveying Mood and Emotion today and enjoy a 25% off discount!

What new skill are you excited to learn?