Arcadia, CA USA

My craft journey began in middle school, when they still had "Home Economics" as a requirement (1968-1969). Sewing, Cooking, Wood-shop... then I taught myself Crochet. In college, for fun, I took pottery, stained glass, jewelry making, but I found that sewing and crochet have been my passion. Recently I purchased a used Brother sewing machine that does machine embroidery, so I plan to learn how to digitize my own designs to embellish my other ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Perfect Cupcake
The New Chicken Dinner
Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Simple Soups From Scratch
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions
Mix It!
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
Homemade Salty Snacks
Flavorful Stews From Around the World
Cooking for Two
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Baby Shoes: Step by Step
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Learn to Knit: My First Hat
Learn to Knit: My First Scarf
Learn to Knit: Essential Skills for Beginning Knitters
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Top Techniques to Know Before You Knit
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Crochet Mistakes
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Next Steps in Crochet
Design Your Own Cowl
Crochet Technique Toolkit
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
Crochet Essentials: Increases & Decreases
Classic Crochet Openwork
Smart Editing Techniques for Machine Embroidery Designs
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
In the Hoop Gifts
Hoop Savvy
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Creative Serging
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Crazy Quilts
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Appliqué Your Knits With Machine Embroidery
Amazing Appliqué
Adjust the Bust
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Fabric Know-How
Fantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders
Seaming Crochet
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Quick & Easy Crochet Cowls
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Complete Knife Skills
Basic Fondant Techniques
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Short Rows
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Know Your Wool
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Stabilizer Savvy
Crocheting in the Round
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Freeform Crochet
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Improve Your Crochet
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Amazing Crochet Textures
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Joining Crochet Motifs
Micro Torch Basics
Modern Buttercream
The Hand-Painted Cake
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Creative Quilt Backs
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Beginner Serging
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cooking Mistakes
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Transform Your Garden Design
Curvy Crochet