Platypus

Houston, TX

"Making" was like breathing in our family. Everyone "made" things. During visits at grandma's house, she would say "I will be right back!" and slip into her sewing room. I was not allowed in the room because everything was balanced precariously, like in a Jenga game. I always expected to hear a crash and have to call 9-1-1 to save her. Luckily, she would emerge, triumphant, carrying a new and exciting craft project to do with me. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since May 2013


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Sew Confident
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Smarter Strip Quilting
Sewing With Oilcloth
Thread Art
Pain-Free Foundation Piecing
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Pinwheels
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Start Foundation Paper Piecing
Delicious Gluten-Free Cake
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Paper-Pieced Stars
Amazing Appliqué
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Design Your Own Handbag
Underneath It All
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Finishing School: Better Borders
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Quick Quilted Gifts
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Machine Embroidered Classics
Stupendous Stitching
Luminous Lone Star
Introduction to Bargello
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Continuous Line Quilting
Sensational Square-agonals®
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Beginner Serging
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Sewing Texture
Project Upcycle
Art Quilting 101
Flying Fat Quarters
Diamond Quilt Designs
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Simple Fresh Quilts
Playful Piecing Techniques
Machine Quilting with Templates
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Color Play for Quilters
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Pieced Hexies
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Playing with Curves
Design It, Quilt It
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Precision Piecing
Designing Modern Quilts
Strip Your Stash
Re-Piecing the Past
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Scrap Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Modern Buttercream
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Machine Quilting
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Stunning Circle Quilt
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Hand Quilting
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
“Help! How Do I Quilt It?”
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Complete Knife Skills
Transform Your Garden Design
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Draw Better Portraits
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Creative Serging
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Quick & Easy Quilting
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
In the Hoop Gifts
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

24 Class Projects

Class: Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
with Kristin Link

Class: Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
with Cheryl Arkison

Class: Quilting Quickly II
with Jenny Doan

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