I started sewing, knitting and drawing as a kid. I had intended on running off to Europe to go to art school as a teen, but life got in the way! In the last ten years I have taught myself to spin yarn, dye fiber, sew, bead, quilt and recently got a loom. My husband said it would never happen...but I am very spoiled! I also spent two years attending Gage Academy, which was amazing! They teach art the way it should be, the same way all the ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
Underneath It All
Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond
Sewing Lingerie
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Spinning Art Yarns
Jam & Marmalade
Getting Started With Upholstery
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques
Painting the Nude
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Drawing Facial Features
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Sewing Designer Jeans
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Making Leather Bags
Fashion Draping
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Short Rows
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Drawn to Painting
Adjust the Bust
Sewing on the Edge
Knit Lab
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Design It, Quilt It
Design Your Own Handbag
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Sewing With Knits
Sewing Fashion Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
The Couture Dress
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing With Silks
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Stupendous Stitching
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Floor Loom Weaving

2 Class Projects

Class: Drawing Facial Features
with Gary Faigin

Class: Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
with Natalie Chanin

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