Wake Forest,NC USA

In my passed life( before having a family ), I was a professional pastry chef for many years. A graduate from the C.I.A and a food show competitor as well. I had always been drawn to the creative arts. So naturally when I had the opportunity to say at home and raise my family, I began to try my hand at something totally new and different. Sewing! This became my new obsession, starting with hand sewn quilts, to machine quilting. Then window ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sewing Lingerie
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: The Wingback Chair
Professional Window Treatments
Getting Started With Upholstery
Cooking Mistakes
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Custom Bedding: Designer Bedskirts
Custom Bedding: Decorative Shams & Bolsters
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Classic Table Linens
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Couture Finishing Techniques
Sewing Custom Valances
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Flawless Finishing
Transform Your Garden Design
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Fire Up the Fish
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Complete Knife Skills
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Playful Piecing Techniques
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Jam & Marmalade
Building Flavorful Soups
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Perfecting the Pie Crust
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sewing on the Edge
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Artisan Bread Making
Decorative Seams
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Adjust the Bust
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing Designer Jeans
Sewing on the Bias
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Fashion Draping
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sewing Studio
Project Upcycle
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
The Couture Dress
Sewing Fashion Knits
Creative Serging
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Creative Cabled Necklines
Micro Torch Basics
Short Rows
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Contemporary English Over-Piping
Jeweled Wedding Cake
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Basic Fondant Techniques
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Cheese Making
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Modern Buttercream
The Hand-Painted Cake
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Making Leather Bags
Creative Quilt Backs
Know Your Wool
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sewing Texture
Sewing With Knits
Beginner Serging
Perfect Pizza at Home
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Design Your Own Handbag
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch