Chicago, IL

I have always been a crafter. My mother would sew Cabbage Patch clothes, Halloween costumes, and other items as needed for my sister and me. I learned to sew, played with paint, clay, and all that fun stuff for most of my life. After college, I taught myself to knit and that's become the BIG craft in my life. I've returned to sewing mostly because I want to be able to make my own clothes. I've sewn bags and other non-garment items within the ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
How to Start a Machine Embroidery Business
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Spectacular Stamping
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Transform Your Garden Design
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Complete Knife Skills
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Machine Embroidered Classics
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sewing Designer Jeans
Making Leather Bags
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Beginner Serging
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing With Knits
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Brilliant Knit Beads
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Shoot It!
Shuttle Tatting
Lace Shawl Design
Sweetheart Shawls
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Entrelac Knitting
Jam & Marmalade
Artisan Cheese Making
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Tunisian Crochet
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Wee Ones
Curvy Knits
Mastering Lace Shawls
Fit Your Knits
Hats Four Ways
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Design Your Own Handbag
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Sewing Fashion Knits
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly
Pant Construction Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Fitting Techniques
Creative Serging
Handknit Garment Design
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
The Hand-Painted Cake
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Creative Cabled Necklines
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Sewing With Silks
Sew the Perfect Fit
Amazing Crochet Textures
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Draw Better Portraits
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques

4 Class Projects

Class: The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
with Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark

Class: The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
with Ragga Eiríksdóttir

Class: Beginner Serging
with Amy Alan

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