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I am a mom, a teacher and a self proclaimed geek. I have always been surrounded by crafty women. Both my grandmothers were seamstresses and they were so creative! I started sewing at the age of 5 on my very own Singer pedal sewing machine. It was huge! Later I went to an all girls school and learned to knit from the nuns. We had to finish one project a year. Little did I know, that I was learning skills that would stay with me all this ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Acrylic Color Mixing Made Easy
The Extended Harvest
Arts & Crafts Style
Drawing Birds in Brush & Ink
Improve Your Crochet
Pet Portraits
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cooking Mistakes
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Crazy Quilts
The Couture Dress
Woodturning Basics: The Bowl
Drawing Children: Charcoal Portraits
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
“Help! How Do I Quilt It?”
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Sketch It, Fuse It, Quilt It
Drawing Facial Expressions
Classic Pies Made Easy
The Ultimate Guide to Drawing Hands
Creative Wire-Wrapping Techniques
Sketching for Concept Art
Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Gluten-Free Italian Classics
Sketching People in Motion
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Handheld Router Techniques & Tips
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Woodturning Basics: Seven Handy Kitchen Items
Simply Stunning Scarves
Draw Better Portraits
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Handknit Garment Design
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Finishing School: Better Borders
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing on the Edge
Asian Wrap & Roll
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Milling Lumber
New Directions in Lace
Picture Book Illustration
Drawers for Cabinetry & Fine Furniture
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Amazing Appliqué
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Crocheting in the Round
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Quick & Easy Quilting
Underneath It All
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Artistic Marquetry Techniques
Dog Photography
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Designing Modern Quilts
Multi-Axis Woodturning
Woodturning Essentials
Mixed Media Drawing
The Perfect Cupcake
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Fire Up the Fish
Making Leather Bags
Design Your Own Handbag
Spectacular Stamping
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Foundations of Spinning
Fast-Track Fitting
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Playing with Curves
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Shuttle Tatting
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Quilting Quickly II
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Flawless Finishing
Sewing Designer Jeans
Creative Serging
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Doors for Cabinetry & Fine Furniture
The Essentials for Understanding Light
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Sewing With Knits
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Transform Your Garden Design
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Beginner Serging
The Art & Science of Perspective
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
The Art of the Picture Book
The Fair Isle Vest
Celtic Cables
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Love Your Vegetables
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Amazing Crochet Textures
Basic Fondant Techniques
Painting Realistic Watercolors
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Professional Family Portraits
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Machine Embroidered Classics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Building Flavorful Soups
Lace from the Inside Out
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Complete Knife Skills
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Improve Your Knitting
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Explorations In Cables
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Blocking Handknits
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Portraits in Watercolor
Mastering Zipper Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Perfect Pizza at Home
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Creative Cabled Necklines
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Shoot It!
Lace Shawl Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Jam & Marmalade
Knitting With Beads
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Machine Quilting
Curvy Crochet
Mastering Lace Shawls
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

2 Class Projects

Class: Mastering Lace Shawls
with Laura Nelkin

Class: Mastering Lace Shawls
with Laura Nelkin

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