Melbourne, Australia

I have been a quilter for over 40 years. I have only occasionally purchased commercial fabric in the past 20 years preferring to use my own hand dyed fabric for most quilts I make. My stash, prior to dyeing, was still pretty big so I try to use it up in scrap quilts as well. I taught myself to quilt from books and magazines that were few and far between back then in Australia. I have only taken a few classes over the years preferring to ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
The Perfect Jeans
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Flawless Finishing
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Linear Landscape Quilts
Thread Art
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sew the Perfect Fit
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Professional Family Portraits
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Stupendous Stitching
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Design It, Quilt It
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
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