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:

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