Sew Well Maide

Melbourne , Victoria, Australia

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:

Custom Colorwork Techniques: Mitts
Modern Stranded Knitting Techniques
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
Bavarian Twisted Stitches: Projects & Techniques
Professional Yarn Dyeing at Home
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Improve Your Knitting: Designer Tips & Tricks
Sweater Surgery
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Top Techniques to Know Before You Knit
Mastering Multicolored Yarns
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
Mittens and Gloves Galore
The Shetland Hap Shawl
More Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Colorwork Made Easy
Entrelac Knitting
Next Steps in Crochet
Pick the Perfect Stitch Pattern: Knit & Purl Know-How
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Curvy Knits
Infinite Cables
Wear What You Knit: Perfect Sweater Fit & Style
Mastering Cable Design
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Improve Your Knitting
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Knit Lab: In the Round
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Fabric Know-How
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Lace Shawl Design
My First Crochet Cardigan
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Design Your Own Cowl
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Curvy Crochet
Improve Your Crochet
Knit to Flatter
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Amazing Crochet Textures
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Sewing With Knits
Designing Details: Pockets
Sewing on the Edge
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Silks
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sew the Perfect Fit
The Couture Dress
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 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
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Ins & Outs of Grafting
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
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Creative Cabled Necklines
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Wee Ones
Essential Short Row Techniques
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Foundations of Double Knitting
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Brioche Knitting Made Easy

2 Class Projects

Class: Sewing Texture
with Vanessa Christenson

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
with Amy Gibson

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