Hi I'm a retired critical care nurse.My mother was an avid seamstress but she never taught me to sew but she bought me an elna sewing machine and I took off sewing for my three girls. I truly believe that I learned from her thru osmosis. To this day I know she is on my shoulder while I sew and quilt for my 4 grandchildren.And I'm going to teach them all to sew. Other crafts would be decorative painting crosstitch and I am expanding my ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Knit-Along 2016: Socks
2015 Summer Block of the Month
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Amazing Crochet Textures
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Sewing Knits That Fit
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Spectacular Stamping
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
My First Socks
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Sewing Custom Valances
Complete Knife Skills
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Underneath It All
Beginner Serging
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sewing on the Edge
Sewing Fashion Knits
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Creative Serging
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sewing With Knits
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Kids Romper Revamp
Short Rows
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Creative Quilt Backs
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Brilliant Knit Beads
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Stupendous Stitching
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Knit Lab
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Transform Your Garden Design
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Flawless Finishing