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I learned to sew at a really young age from my Granny, who can make anything from a fabulous 1950s style dance hall dress to the most fancy Newport-Mansion-worthy drapes you've ever seen. So, I had a good teacher! I started off sewing doll clothes, and then progressed into clothing for myself, and nowadays I sew mostly historic costumes, but also doll bodies and clothing and of COURSE, things for me! I also enjoy knitting, a tiny bit of ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since November 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sewing Knits That Fit
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
My First Socks
Botanical Illustration
Blocking Handknits
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Next Steps in Intarsia
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Wee Ones
Seaming Handknits
Couture Finishing Techniques
Improve Your Knitting
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Flawless Finishing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Complete Knife Skills
Perfect Pizza at Home
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Beginner Serging
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Fit Your Knits
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Creative Serging
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
Foundations of Spinning
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Start Machine Quilting
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Floor Loom Weaving
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Mastering Lace Shawls
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Design It, Quilt It
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Quilting Quickly
Quilting Quickly II
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Sewing Fashion Knits
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Design Your Own Handbag
Hand Quilting
Pant Construction Techniques
Shuttle Tatting
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Sew Better, Sew Faster
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Underneath It All
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Fair Isle Vest
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Handknit Garment Design
Short Rows
Basic Fondant Techniques
Modern Buttercream
Jewelry Workshop
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Adjust the Bust
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sew the Perfect Fit
Fashion Draping
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Re-Piecing the Past
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Sewing With Knits
Know Your Wool
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Sassy Librarian Blouse
The Couture Dress