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:

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

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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