Sew Well Maide

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Hi. I am Karen Pior and Sew Well Maide is where I wear my business hat. I also have other hats - Mother to five, Wife to one (!!!), Sister, Daughter, Friend. My hats are interchangable or, as frequently happens, worn precariously stacked on top of each other!! I am passionate about all things fabric and textile. I love drafting my own patterns and then sewing beautiful, unique and individual garments from them. This has become my latest ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Lace Shawl Design
My First Crochet Cardigan
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
My First Slip-Stitch Afghan
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Shawlscapes
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Design Your Own Cowl
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Knit to Flatter
Curvy Crochet
Improve Your Crochet
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Joining Crochet Motifs
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Amazing Crochet Textures
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Sewing With Silks
Designing Details: Pockets
Sewing on the Edge
Beginner Serging
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Couture Dress
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sewing With Knits
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Handknit Garment Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Creative Cabled Necklines
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Creative Quilt Backs
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Shoot It!
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Sewing Texture
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Mastering Lace Shawls
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Sewing Studio
Fit Your Knits
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Designing Modern Quilts
Design Your Own Handbag
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt

2 Class Projects

Class: Sewing Texture
with Vanessa Christenson

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
with Amy Gibson

15 Patterns »

52 Projects »

Following 124 »

4 Saved Projects »