Crafting has been a long-standing tradition in my family, passed down from my German grandmother Dina, through my mother and my aunts, to me. After she immigrated to the U.S. in the 1920s, my grandmother made a living as a seamstress for a design house in New York. She took pride in her work, which was exquisite, and so I was fortunate to grow up surrounded by lovely hand-crafted items made by various family members, including my uncles, ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since November 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Essential Guide to Photoshop
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Four Simple Fabrics, One Amazing Quilt
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Cooking Mistakes
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Fabric Know-How
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Strip Your Stash
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Miniature French Desserts
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Adventures in Garter Stitch
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Embroidering With Ribbon
Button Bands & Buttonholes
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Knit to Flatter
Couture Finishing Techniques
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Spectacular Stamping
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Blocking Handknits
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Basics of Digital Photography
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Flawless Finishing
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Design Your Own Cowl
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Knit Lab
Hats Four Ways
Mastering Cable Design
Celtic Cables
Creative Cabled Necklines
Simple Fresh Quilts
Pant Construction Techniques
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Pant Fitting Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Perfecting the Pie Crust
The Art & Science of Perspective
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Complete Knife Skills
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Precision Piecing
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Sewing Designer Jeans
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
French Pastry Shop Classics
Handknit Garment Design
Fast-Track Fitting
Explorations In Cables
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Improve Your Knitting
Homemade Italian Pasta
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
The Classic Tailored Shirt
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Sew the Perfect Fit
Designing Details: Pockets
Professional Family Portraits
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Tunisian Crochet
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sweater Surgery
Underneath It All
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Crazy Quilts
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
The Fair Isle Vest
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
How to Start a Cake Business
Beginner Serging
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Making Leather Bags
Linear Landscape Quilts
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Sewing Custom Valances
Mastering Zipper Techniques
How to Teach It
Entrelac Knitting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Re-Piecing the Past
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Color Play for Quilters
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Custom Yoke Sweater
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Short Rows
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Couture Dress
Design Your Own Handbag
Know Your Wool
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch

1 Class Project

Class: The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

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