My parents bought my first machine. It was a Singer straight stitch & zigzag. 40 years later I have been selling & teaching the "TOL" embroidery/quilting & sewing machines. I love what technology has brought us. I also love hand work too!

Craftsy Member since May 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Embroidering Luxury Fabrics by Machine
Embroidering With Ribbon
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Art Quilting 101
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Amazing Appliqué
Complete Knife Skills
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Designing Modern Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Simple Fresh Quilts
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
The Machine Embroidered Sweater
Stabilizer Savvy
Amazing Crochet Textures
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Design Your Own Handbag
Creative Serging
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Adjust the Bust
Sewing on the Bias
Designing Details: Pockets
Decorative Seams
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Crazy Quilts
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Sewing With Silks
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing With Knits
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Machine Embroidered Classics
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Beginner Serging
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Stupendous Stitching
Underneath It All
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch