Saanichton, BC Canada

I started doing beadwork when I was about 10, from my mother, to help endure the scoliosis treatment I had to go through. I also learned how to sew at that time, through 4-H, and continued to learn to couture level, but my passion was always beadwork. In my early adulthood, I finally learned how to knit and crochet, then even later to do cross-stitch. All my crafting helps with my pain management, plus I need something to keep my hands busy to ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Metalsmith's Toolbox
Jewelry Design for Bead Artists
Fabricating Dimensional Metal Jewelry
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Freeform Crochet
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Estonian Lace Explained
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Essential Wirework Techniques
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Adventures in Garter Stitch
New Directions in Lace: Hats
Next Steps in Intarsia
Creative Serging
Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet
Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork
Embroidering Luxury Fabrics by Machine
Stabilizer Savvy
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Seaming Beyond the Basics
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
In the Hoop Gifts
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Design Your Own Cowl
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Decorative Seams
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Machine Quilting with Templates
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sewing on the Bias
Designing Details: Pockets
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Sewing Fashion Knits
Underneath It All
Sweater Surgery
Improve Your Knitting
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Explorations In Cables
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Adjust the Bust
Knit Lab: In the Round
New Directions in Lace
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Seaming Handknits
Blocking Handknits
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Micro Torch Basics
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Metalsmithing at Home
Mastering Lace Shawls
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Stupendous Stitching
The Couture Dress
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
The Fair Isle Vest
Brilliant Knit Beads
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Shoot It!
Shuttle Tatting
Lace Shawl Design
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Sweetheart Shawls
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Entrelac Knitting
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Tunisian Crochet
Knitting With Beads
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Wee Ones
Curvy Knits
Curvy Crochet
Fit Your Knits
Hats Four Ways
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Jewelry Workshop
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Floor Loom Weaving
How to Teach It
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Foundations of Double Knitting
Knit to Flatter
Lace from the Inside Out
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Design Your Own Handbag
Custom Yoke Sweater
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
Sew the Perfect Fit
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Project Upcycle
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Mastering Cable Design
Sewing Texture
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Sewing With Silks
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Knit Lab
Knit Sock Workshop
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Mittens and Gloves Galore
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Handknit Garment Design
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Fashion Draping
Making Leather Bags
Filigree Jewelry: With a Twist!
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

The iTote
Lacy Leaves