Burtonsville, MD, U.S.A

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My mom taught me to knit at age 5. I learned to sew in 7th grade--an apron of course. I still have the apron!!! I experiment with a variety of crafts, but I am always drawn back to anything with fabric, especially quilting. I also enjoy gardening. Peonies are my favorite flower!!! I have 3 grown children, 4 cats, 4 grandcats, and recently retired (3/1/13) after 30 years in teaching. I worked full time as an elementary reading specialist and ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
The Twisted Irish Chain
Quick Quilted Gifts
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Amazing Crochet Textures
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Luminous Lone Star
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Complete Knife Skills
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Sensational Square-agonals®
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Strip Your Stash
Machine-Finished Hand Applique
Flying Fat Quarters
Playful Piecing Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Simple Fresh Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Professional Family Portraits
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Continuous Line Quilting
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Quilting Quickly
Pieced Hexies
Crazy Quilts
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Stupendous Stitching
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Re-Piecing the Past
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Scrap Quilting
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly II