My grandmothers were excellent quilters and mom was a crocheter of dainty threads. Also, my grandfather and father were builders so I guess it was in my DNA to be crafty. I started my first embroidery stitches before I was in school, but I didn't pursue so I forgot what I learned and am studying at this time. Around eight years old dad made me a couple of homemade knitting machines in different lengths with wood & tiny nails. They make them out ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since May 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Painted Pictorial Quilts
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Hand Quilting
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Complete Knife Skills
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Modern Buttercream
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Short Rows
Basic Fondant Techniques
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Hand-Painted Cake
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Mastering Zipper Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Amazing Crochet Textures
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Micro Torch Basics
Know Your Wool
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Machine Embroidered Classics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Stunning Circle Quilt
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Bead Embroidery
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Stupendous Stitching
Color Play for Quilters
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Perfect Pizza at Home
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Professional Family Portraits
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Draw Better Portraits
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Transform Your Garden Design
Finishing School: Better Borders
Design It, Quilt It
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Crazy Quilts
Thread Art
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting