New Zealand

Ive been a "crafter" since I was old enough to hold a needle, with embroidery being the first craft i tried. I am an accomplised dressmaker, having made clothes and Ballgowns for many years. Other crafts I enjoy are quilting, all types of embroidery, knitting, spinning, crochet, cardmaking, as well as many other crafts that enhance my main interests.

Craftsy Member since November 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Finishing
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Sewing Corsets: Essential Techniques
Sewing on the Bias
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond
Micro Torch Basics
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
How Color Affects You: What Science Reveals
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Painting With Water-Based Media
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques
Fiber Preparation for Spinning
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
40 Techniques Every Stamper Should Know
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Draw Better Portraits
Spinning Art Yarns
Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
Know Your Acrylic Paints
Editing Essentials: Splitting & Aligning Designs
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Elements of Design Editing
Hoop Savvy
Plus-Size Pant Fitting
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sewing Lingerie
Designing Details: Pockets
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Mastering Construction: Collars & Closures
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Basic Fondant Techniques
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Modern Buttercream
Complete Knife Skills
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
The Hand-Painted Cake
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Fast-Track Fitting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Embroidering Monograms by Machine
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking Classics: The Wrap Dress
Classic Croissants at Home
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Fabric Know-How
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Underneath It All
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Spectacular Stamping
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Flawless Finishing
French Pastry Shop Classics
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Making Leather Bags
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Basics of Digital Photography
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Couture Finishing Techniques
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Paper Arts
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Handknit Garment Design
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Creative Die Cutting With Your Cricut
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Brilliant Knit Beads
Foundations of Spinning
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Improve Your Knitting
Knit Lab: In the Round
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Knit to Flatter
Stabilizer Savvy
Seaming Handknits
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Foundations of Double Knitting
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Precision Piecing
Sewing Designer Jeans
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Adjust the Bust
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Color Play for Quilters
Fashion Draping
Machine Embroidered Classics
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Machine Quilting with Templates
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Pieced Hexies
Lace Shawl Design
The Couture Dress
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Curvy Knits
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Sweetheart Shawls
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Knitting With Beads
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Quilt Backs
Creative Cabled Necklines
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Freeform Crochet
Amazing Crochet Textures
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop

2 Class Projects

Class: Foundations of Double Knitting
with Lucy Neatby

Class: Curvy Knits
with Marly Bird

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