Barbara62

Stuttgart, Germany

I learned to knit when I was 7 and had a bad summer flu. Obviously I must have been bored and bad-tempered so my mother desperately tried to keep me busy. She did keep me busy by teaching me how to knit and I love it since then. I also crochet, spin, weave and sew. I love to cook and bake, too.

Craftsy Member since August 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Short Rows
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Celtic Cables
Fit Your Knits
Mittens and Gloves Galore
The Couture Dress
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Joining Crochet Motifs
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Freeform Crochet
Hand Quilting
Amazing Crochet Textures
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
Sew Better, Sew Faster
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Sewing With Knits
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Classic Crochet Openwork
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Tunisian Crochet
Classic Croissants at Home
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Beginner Serging
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sewing Designer Jeans
Sewing With Silks
How to Teach It
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Shuttle Tatting
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Sweater Surgery
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Bead Embroidery
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Embroidering With Ribbon
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Essential Short Row Techniques
Cooking Mistakes
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Foundations of Double Knitting
Stashbusting
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Modern Jacket Techniques
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Machine Embroidered Classics
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Flawless Finishing
Complete Knife Skills
Spectacular Stamping
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Transform Your Garden Design
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sewing on the Edge
Couture Finishing Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Improve Your Knitting
Explorations In Cables
Color Play for Quilters
Fast-Track Fitting
Modern Buttercream
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Underneath It All
Sewing Fashion Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Know Your Wool
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Lace from the Inside Out
Creative Serging
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Artisan Cheese Making
Creative Cabled Necklines
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Re-Piecing the Past
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Perfect Pizza at Home
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands

24 Class Projects

Class: Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
with Jessica Marquez

Class: Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
with Jessica Marquez

Class: Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
with Jessica Marquez

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