Joy Macdonell
Craftsy Instructor


I began knitting and crocheting as a young girl with my grandmothers.

Joy's Craftsy Classes


Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity

Add specialty details to timeless Simplicity sewing patterns and instantly enhance your decor. Simplicity Education Director Joy Macdonell will provide you with the personalized support you need to create custom piping, ruffles, topstitching and more. Sew professional-looking details, including envelope closures and invisible zippers that make it easy to change out your decor at a moment’s notice. Plus, find out how to create your own fringe, tassels and covered buttons for a unique twist on these classic adornments. By the end of this class, you’ll have essential skills for sewing designer touches that lend personality and charm to any room. 

$9.99 $19.99


Spectacular Stamping

EK Success Brands' education director and Inkadinkado ambassador, Joy Macdonell, will walk you through a variety of fun stamping techniques in this free mini-class! Learn new methods for masking, stamping in foregrounds and backgrounds, heat embossing and embossed resist stamping, stamping on materials such as acetate and vellum and finally, fussy cutting your embossed images and creating layered surfaces. Throughout each lesson, Joy will show you the proper ink to use, troubleshoot common stamping missteps and demonstrate how to make beautiful cards using these new techniques. To complement your free class, we’ve put together an exclusive kit packed with six gorgeous Inkadinkado stamps, available for purchase right here on Craftsy! Plus, ensure perfect placement every time, with à la carte clear blocks, complete with etched centering lines, separately available for purchase.


Joy's Projects

Pillow Projects From Class
Tassels, Buttons & More
Fussy Cutting
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