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:

Floor Loom Weaving
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques
Painting the Nude
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Drawing Facial Features
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Making Leather Bags
Sewing Designer Jeans
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Sewing on the Edge
Drawn to Painting
Adjust the Bust
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Mastering Zipper Techniques
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Fashion Draping
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing Fashion Knits
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Stupendous Stitching
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sewing With Silks
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
Knit Lab
Design It, Quilt It
Design Your Own Handbag
Sewing With Knits
The Couture Dress

2 Class Projects

Class: Drawing Facial Features
with Gary Faigin

Class: Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
with Natalie Chanin

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