Carrie ORourke

Central Illinois, USA

Summer crocheting class with the park district at age 11 or 12, on thru early college years... transitioned interests to books, then gardening, then poultry farming and was introduced to alpacas and specialty fibers around the same time I started back up with crocheting. I have desperately missed making things with my hands. Always intended to learn to quilt someday [cannot forget how much I love the one my grandmother made for me] and intend ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Design It, Quilt It
Adjust the Bust
Underneath It All
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Complete Knife Skills
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Making Leather Bags
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Crazy Quilts
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Designing Modern Quilts
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Modern Buttercream
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Tunisian Crochet
Stitch & Slash
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Scrap Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Curvy Crochet
Knit Sock Workshop
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Decorative Seams
Artisan Bread Making
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Perfect Pizza at Home
Joining Crochet Motifs
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Micro Torch Basics
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Floor Loom Weaving
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Knit Lab
Artisan Cheese Making
Jam & Marmalade
Sewing Studio
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Classic Croissants at Home
Amazing Crochet Textures
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Draw Better Portraits

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