I love quilting (of course), as well as, needlework, weaving, embroidery by machine, sewing, crocheting - outside, I love hiking and flower gardening. My husband and I spend 4-5 months every year in our RV traveling all over this beautiful country of ours. Started my crafting about 20 years ago...until that time I was very busy as an Army Nurse...there was no time or energy to pursue my interests in these areas until I retired. Now, I'm ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since April 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
My First Crochet Shawl
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
You Can Quilt It! Strategies for Custom Quilting
Finishing Techniques for Savvy Sewers
Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques
Heirloom Sewing
More Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Fun & Fantastic Textured Crochet Stitches
Fast & Furious: Quilt-As-You-Go With Pre-Cuts
Window Refresh: Valances Made Simple
Fitting Fashion Knits the Palmer/Pletsch Way
Quick Quilt-As-You-Go
Start Appliqué
Seaming Crochet
Divide & Conquer: Creative Quilting for Any Space
Raising the Bar: Quilting Linear Spaces
Plus-Size Pant Fitting
Essential Techniques for Sewing Knits
Smart Editing Techniques for Machine Embroidery Designs
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery Essentials
Goldwork Embroidery
In the Hoop Gifts
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
Hitting the Mark: Perfect Quilting Every Time
Improve Your Crochet
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Sewing Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How to Make It Right
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
The Sewer's Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Couches & Sofas
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Custom Bedding: Designer Bedskirts
Sewing With Oilcloth
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Sew Confident: Essential Techniques for Beginners
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Custom Sweatshirt Jackets
Embroidering Monograms by Machine
Bead Embroidery
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Couture Finishing Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sewing Custom Valances
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Adjust the Bust
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Embroidering With Ribbon
The Perfect Jeans
Machine Embroidered Classics
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Knit to Flatter
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Paper-Pieced Stars
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Adventures in Garter Stitch
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Finishing School: Better Borders
Quick Quilted Gifts
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Start Machine Quilting
Amazing Crochet Textures
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Stabilizer Savvy
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Creative Serging
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Flying Fat Quarters
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Precision Piecing
Sewing Knits That Fit
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Pant Construction Techniques
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Sewing on the Bias
Sewing Fashion Knits
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Sewing Designer Jeans
Playful Piecing Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Continuous Line Quilting
Decorative Seams
Short Rows
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Floor Loom Weaving
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Hand Quilting
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Crazy Quilts
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Design It, Quilt It
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Thread Art
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Texture
Knitting With Beads
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly
Simple Fresh Quilts
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Machine Quilting with Templates
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Playing with Curves
Machine Embroidery With Knits
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Fast-Track Fitting
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Pieced Hexies
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sewing With Knits
Strip Your Stash
Beginner Serging
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Sew the Perfect Fit
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Classic Table Linens
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Crocodile Stitch Flower Hat
Crocodile Stitch Scarf