British Columbia

Until I had children, I managed an insurance office. Once the children came I started a family daycare to be home with them. They are now grown and I am still running the daycare. I don't think there was ever a time I didn't craft as my mother was and is an artist. I tried my hand at many crafts, knitting, scrapbooking, etc but, I started to get serious about crochet about 12 years ago, when one of my daycare children asked if I could teach ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Bake for Good: Kids
Thread-Painting Essentials: Photorealistic Quilts
Special Techniques for Machine Knitting: Color & Texture
Ultimate Free-Motion Feathers
Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker
Playing with Curves
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Connect the Blocks: Designing Custom Sashings
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
Cook Smarter: Solutions for Weeknight Dinners
The Everyday Gourmet: Making Healthy Food Taste Great
The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Crochet Mistakes
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Crochet Technique Toolkit
Stupendous Stitching
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Mobile Photography
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Basics of Digital Photography
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
2015 Summer Block of the Month
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Hoop Savvy
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Stunning Circle Quilt
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Art Quilting 101
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Draw Better Portraits
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Elements of Design Editing
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Everyday Thai Cooking
Start Machine Quilting
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Introduction to Bargello
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Embroidery Software Essentials
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Micro Torch Basics
Spectacular Stamping
Flawless Finishing
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
Transform Your Garden Design
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Stabilizer Savvy
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Luminous Lone Star
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Project Upcycle
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Love Your Vegetables
Amazing Crochet Textures
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Complete Knife Skills
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Decorating From the Inside Out
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Machine Quilting with Templates
Strip Your Stash
Ins & Outs of Grafting
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Professional Family Portraits
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Creative Serging
How to Teach It
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing With Knits
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Modern Buttercream
Thread Art
Know Your Wool
Kids Romper Revamp
Short Rows
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Tunisian Crochet
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Scrap Quilting
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
The Costume Box
Curvy Crochet
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Joining Crochet Motifs
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Diamond Quilt Designs
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Basic Fondant Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Linear Landscape Quilts
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Design Your Own Handbag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Hand-Painted Cake
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Editing Essentials: Splitting & Aligning Designs
Cooking Mistakes
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Big Bowls
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
In the Hoop Gifts
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders