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:

Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery Essentials
Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Next Steps in Digital Photography
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Quilting Quickly
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Bead Embroidery
Goldwork Embroidery
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Fine Dressmaking
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond
Sewing Lingerie
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Essential Short Row Techniques
Getting Started With Upholstery
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Hand-Applied Finishing
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Twined Knitting
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
The Essential Guide to Photoshop
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Cooking Mistakes
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
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
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
Knit to Flatter
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Couture Finishing Techniques
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Blocking Handknits
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
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Flawless Finishing
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Basics of Digital Photography
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Mastering Cable Design
Celtic Cables
Spectacular Stamping
Pant Fitting Techniques
Creative Cabled Necklines
Precision Piecing
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Perfecting the Pie Crust
The Art & Science of Perspective
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Amazing Crochet Textures
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Making Leather Bags
Linear Landscape Quilts
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
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Tunisian Crochet
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sweater Surgery
Underneath It All
Professional Family Portraits
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Sewing Custom Valances
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
The Couture Dress
Design Your Own Handbag
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Crazy Quilts
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Re-Piecing the Past
Creative Quilt Backs
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
How to Teach It
Beginner Serging
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Entrelac Knitting
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Color Play for Quilters
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Short Rows
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Custom Yoke Sweater
Perfect Pizza at Home
Simple Fresh Quilts
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Pant Construction Techniques
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
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Professional Window Treatments
Four Simple Fabrics, One Amazing Quilt
Fabric Know-How
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Strip Your Stash
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit

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Class: The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

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