Sicily, Italy & (USA)

If you are from Europe, please purchase your patterns from my Payhip store: While I am not an Italian, we have been honored to be able to live overseas now for the last ten years. I have also lived in various parts of Germany. It gives you a wonderful perspective on living with other cultures and learning to adapt to them. I am a quilter at heart, however, sewing has been apart of my life since I was 15 ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Mix & Match Clutch Bag Techniques
Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Finishing Techniques for Savvy Sewers
Word Play: Personalize Your Quilts
Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Perfect Points With Paper Piecing
Top Techniques for Big Quilts
Paper-Pieced Stars
Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
Window Refresh: Valances Made Simple
Ultimate Free-Motion Feathers
Product Photography at Home
Cracking the Egg: 25 Ways to Transform Your Cooking
Chinese Takeout Favorites
Quick Quilt-As-You-Go
Elements of Design Editing
Everyday Thai Cooking
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Smart Editing Techniques for Machine Embroidery Designs
Draw Better Portraits
Exploring Natural Machine-Quilting Motifs
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Raising the Bar: Quilting Linear Spaces
Precision Piecing
Machine Quilting Borders & Backgrounds
Hitting the Mark: Perfect Quilting Every Time
Fusible Appliqué Made Easy
Piece Like a Pro
Divide & Conquer: Creative Quilting for Any Space
The Free-Motion Effect: Designing Custom Quilting
Pain-Free Foundation Piecing
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Fearless Free-Motion Quilting
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
Smarter Strip Quilting
Hoop Savvy
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Big Bowls
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Sketch It, Fuse It, Quilt It
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Scrap Quilting
Love Your Vegetables
Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques
Finishing School: Better Borders
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Know Your Wool
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Flawless Finishing
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Start Machine Quilting
Stabilizer Savvy
Quick Quilted Gifts
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Embroidery Software Essentials
In the Hoop Gifts
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Shoot It!
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Design Your Own Handbag
Stitch & Slash
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Machine Embroidered Classics
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Perfect Pizza at Home
Art Quilting 101
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Continuous Line Quilting
Sewing Custom Valances
Project Upcycle
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Thread Art
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Linear Landscape Quilts
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Decorative Seams
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Crazy Quilts
Quilting Quickly
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Machine Quilting with Templates
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Quilt Backs
The Costume Box
Sewing Texture
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Quilting Quickly II
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Machine Quilting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Design It, Quilt It
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Sewing Studio
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
The Art of Stir-Frying
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Editing Essentials: Splitting & Aligning Designs
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Start Foundation Paper Piecing
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Festive Fabric Flower