My mother is a dressmaker and tailor from wayback, she was taught in her childhood in Italy. She now is blind from diabeties and can no longer sew. I wished i had of paid more attention to her when trying to teach me as a child and now its too late so i'm trying to improve my basic/intermediate skills and take it to advanced level through alternative lessons and reading books and youtube clips. I think i underestimate my skill level as i have ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011

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Beautiful Bridal Portraits
Chinese Takeout Favorites
Night Photography
Get Started Airbrushing
Sweet Success: Kids' Cake Toppers
Sewing Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How to Make It Right
The Wilton Method: Baking Favorite Cakes
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
The Essential Guide to Posing
Breaking Into the Business of Photography
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Learn to Knit: My First Scarf
Travel Scrapbooking With Amy Tan
Celebrating Everyday Moments
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Little Pink Dress Cake
Stretch Your Style: Designs for Any Client
Perfecting Photoshop Portraits
Lightroom Essentials: The Develop Module
Composing Classic Landscapes
20 Lightroom Lifesavers
Next Steps in Digital Photography
Bold & Beautiful: Wafer-Paper Flowers
Baby Shoes: Step by Step
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
Cards With Dimension
Silhouette Savvy
Black & White Portraits
Getting Started With Portrait Retouching in Photoshop
Moving Between Lightroom & Photoshop
Photographing Children: Portraits at Play
Soft & Dreamy Portraits
Basics of Flash Photography
Sculpted Dog Cake
The Perfect Finish: 25 Realistic Techniques
Cake-osaurus Rex
Arranging Sugar Flowers
Fondant Frills
Sugar Flowers
Sculpting Essentials: The Perfect Sphere
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Dramatic Cake Design: Luscious Lace
Charming Party Cakes
Learning the Lambeth Method
Cake Topper Techniques
Simple Skills for Dramatic Designs
The Ultimate Sugar Rose
The Art of Airbrushing
Building Your Business: Decorate for Success
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
The Clean & Simple Collection: Playful Techniques
Designer Handbag Cakes
Layered Embellishments: 12 Stunning Techniques
The Perfect Birthday Cake
Simple Piping, Stunning Results
Playful Toppers
Sweet Elegance: 16 Cookie-Decorating Techniques
The Clean & Simple Collection: Elegant Techniques
Better Buttercream
Jeweled Wedding Cake
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Draw Better Portraits
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Cooking Mistakes
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
Simply Modern Cake Design
Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Creative Cuts for Color Reveals
Decorating From the Inside Out
Miniature French Desserts
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Clean & Simple Cake Design
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Homemade Italian Pasta
Behind the Scenes of a Creative Portrait Shoot
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Artisan Bread Making
Authentic Italian Soups
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
The Costume Box
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Travel Photography
Advanced Fondant Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling
Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight
The Essentials for Understanding Light
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Creative Die Cutting With Your Cricut
Basics of Digital Photography
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Amazing Crochet Textures
Complete Knife Skills
Transform Your Garden Design
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Basic Fondant Techniques
Professional Family Portraits
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Paper Arts
Micro Torch Basics
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
Modern Buttercream
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Sewing Studio
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Kids Romper Revamp
Sewing Texture
Classic Croissants at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sewing With Knits
The Hand-Painted Cake
Know Your Wool
Creative Quilt Backs
Short Rows
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction
Beginner Serging
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
Gorgeous Greeting Cards: Stamping & Beyond
Delicious Gluten-Free Cake
Building Your Business: Beautiful Cake Photography
Small Cakes, Big Business
Fondant Techniques: The Sweet Treat Tower
Fabulous Bows & Fashion Details
The Perfect Cupcake
Dream Wedding Cakes
Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes
Perfect Party Cakes
Building Better Cakes: Creative Cake Separators
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Designer Fondant Textures
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes
Modern Piping
Decorating in Three Dimensions
Incredible Cut-Out Cakes
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
Modeling Chocolate Magic
Piping Buttercream Borders
Fresh Arrangements
The Modern Monogram
The Wilton Method®: Decorating with Fondant
The Essential Guide to Lightroom
Cooking the Perfect Steak
Off-Camera Flash Photography
A Sports Photography Primer
Artisan Cheese Making
Studio Portrait Lighting