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:

Perfect Puff Pastry
Realistic Watercolors Step by Step
25 Essential Baking Techniques
Magic Loop Knitting: Knit Faster in the Round
Creative Weaving Techniques on the Rigid Heddle Loom
Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
Lace Shawl Design
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Custom Yoke Sweater
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Professional Window Treatments
Getting Started With Upholstery
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Drawing Fashion Flats
Fiber Preparation for Spinning
The Baker's Guide to French Breads
Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
Simple Soups From Scratch
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Mix It!
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Vegetable Know-How
Cooking for Two
Sewing Lingerie
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Sewing Notions Workshop
Mastering Construction: Collars & Closures
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
Simply Stunning Scarves
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Sewing Knits That Fit
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
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Complete Knife Skills
Perfect Pizza at Home
Flawless Finishing
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Beginner Serging
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Fit Your Knits
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
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
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Sewing Fashion Knits
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
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Design It, Quilt It
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Quilting Quickly
Quilting Quickly II
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Design Your Own Handbag
Hand Quilting
Shuttle Tatting
Pant Construction Techniques
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Sew Better, Sew Faster
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew the Perfect Fit
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Fair Isle Vest
Underneath It All
Fashion Draping
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Re-Piecing the Past
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Basic Fondant Techniques
Modern Buttercream
Short Rows
Jewelry Workshop
Sassy Librarian Blouse
The Couture Dress
Handknit Garment Design
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
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
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Sewing With Knits
Adjust the Bust
Know Your Wool
Celtic Cables
Resin Sculpting & Casting Techniques
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Essential Short Row Techniques
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
How to Teach It
Patternmaking Classics: The Wrap Dress
Embroidering With Ribbon
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Button Bands & Buttonholes

4 Class Projects

Class: Rigid Heddle Weaving
with Angela Tong

Class: Rigid Heddle Weaving
with Angela Tong

Class: Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
with Jessica Marquez

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