I've been knitting since I was very young. The hand-made mittens we got each Christmas from my grandmother was my inspiration to learn. Sadly she wasn't around to teach me, so I had to learn from a book. Sewing I learned from making doll clothes and things by hand from patterns. My first sewing machine was a gift for my 8th grade graduation. Quilting didn't come till much later after I was married. Crochet I picked up in my teens, also from a ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Kawaii Amigurumi Crochet: Adorable Animals & Friends
Next Steps in Socks
More Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
My First Toe-Up Socks
Better Buttercream
Crochet Toolkit: Designer Tips & Tricks
Bake for Good: Kids
Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond
Knit Faster With Combination Knitting
Picking Up Stitches: Necklines, Hems & More
Mastering Multicolored Yarns
Magic Loop Knitting: Knit Faster in the Round
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Pick the Perfect Stitch Pattern: Knit & Purl Know-How
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Handknit Garment Design
Wear What You Knit: Perfect Sweater Fit & Style
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Crochet Technique Toolkit
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Fusible Appliqué Made Easy
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Essential Short Row Techniques
Love Your Vegetables
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Crocheting in the Round
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Improve Your Crochet
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Precision Piecing
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Flawless Finishing
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Knit Lab: In the Round
Playful Piecing Techniques
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
My First Socks
Transform Your Garden Design
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Basic Fondant Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
Micro Torch Basics
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Next Steps in Intarsia
Seaming Beyond the Basics
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Creative Serging
Paper Arts
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Spectacular Stamping
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Blocking Handknits
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Strip Your Stash
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Seaming Handknits
Playing with Curves
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sweater Surgery
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Complete Knife Skills
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Amazing Crochet Textures
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Sew the Perfect Fit
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Creative Cabled Necklines
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Improve Your Knitting
Explorations In Cables
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Machine Embroidered Classics
Professional Family Portraits
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Continuous Line Quilting
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Mastering Cable Design
Knit Lab
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Curvy Knits
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Curvy Crochet
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Knit Sock Workshop
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
The Fair Isle Vest
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Hats Four Ways
Wee Ones
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Joining Crochet Motifs
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Foundations of Double Knitting
Diamond Quilt Designs
Custom Yoke Sweater
Designing Modern Quilts
Fit Your Knits
Knit to Flatter
Quilting Quickly
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Entrelac Knitting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Design It, Quilt It
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Pieced Hexies
Modern Buttercream
Know Your Wool
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Beginner Serging
Machine Quilting
Scrap Quilting
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Quilting Quickly II
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Cooking Mistakes
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Short Rows
Re-Piecing the Past

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

One Skein Knit Shrug

11 Class Projects

Class: Curvy Knits
with Marly Bird

Class: Explorations in Brioche Knitting
with Nancy Marchant

Class: Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
with Nancy Marchant

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