Vanessa Wilson
Craftsy Instructor

Gainesville, FL

While Vanessa Wilson has been crafting since she was a kid, she didn't get into sewing and quilting until she was 22 years old and in her second year of law school - but she's never looked back. You may recognize Vanessa as YouTube craft tutorial sensation Crafty Gemini. As an up-and-comer, Vanessa recently won a $35,000 grant from YouTube. A teacher at heart, she is currently an assistant professor in Santa Fe Community College's paralegal ... Read Full Bio »

Vanessa's Craftsy Classes


Sew Little: Nursery Design

You may know Vanessa as Crafty Gemini, from YouTube's Threadbanger channel. As you make a changing pad cover and rocking chair seat and back cushions, you'll learn piping, ruffles, French seams, blind hems and pleats. Measure and design café curtains and valances that will work for your nursery or any room in your home. As you learn these basic projects, you'll pick up professional-level techniques that you can use to make garments, more home decor, accessories and more. Decorate your nursery while learning fundamental skills to take your crafting to the next level!


Meet Vanessa

Vanessa's Patterns

Fabric Folders- Envelope style


Baby Quilt & Owl Softie Toy


Power Boy Briefs Underwear PDF Pattern

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Vanessa's Projects

Olympic Gold Medal Craft Tutorial
How to Make a Wallet from Plastic Bags
Zippered Box Pouch Tutorial
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Vanessa's Blog