amyszemkus

Austin, Texas

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I love learning. I'm originally a jewelry designer: beading, metalwork, wirework, mixed media, pmc, polymer clay--if I can wear it, I'll try to make it. I love these classes. I've been fine tuning my sewing skills a billion percent, learning to crochet and knit, buying classes for inspiration that are far too advanced for me now, but watching them gives me something to strive for. I love the creative process. It only took me my mid 30s to ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since November 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Appliqué Your Knits With Machine Embroidery
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Fast-Track Fitting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Sewing Fashion Knits
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
In the Hoop Gifts
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Sewing With Knits
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
Underneath It All
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Designing Details: Pockets
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Machine Embroidered Classics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Creative Serging
Sewing Designer Jeans
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing Texture
Sewing on the Edge
Making Leather Bags
Knit Sock Workshop
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
Shuttle Tatting
Perfect Pizza at Home
Decorative Seams
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Creative Quilt Backs
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Hats Four Ways
Sew the Perfect Fit
Tunisian Crochet
Creative Cabled Necklines
Knitting With Beads
Lace from the Inside Out
Sweetheart Shawls
Mastering Lace Shawls
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Knit Lab
The Couture Dress
Crochet Lab
Fashion Draping
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Jean-ius!
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
The Costume Box
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Sewing Studio