near Chicago

I enjoy most all crafts.... I started sewing at age 4 on my grandmother's treadle machine.

Craftsy Member since October 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Silhouette Savvy
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Free-Motion Effect: Designing Custom Quilting
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Sensational Square-agonals®
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Start Machine Quilting
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Continuous Line Quilting
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Amazing Crochet Textures
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Complete Knife Skills
Transform Your Garden Design
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Machine Quilting with Templates
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Re-Piecing the Past
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine Quilting
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Pieced Hexies
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Floor Loom Weaving
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Basic Fondant Techniques
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Thread Art
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Perfect Pizza at Home
Hand Quilting
The Hand-Painted Cake
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
Modern Buttercream
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Micro Torch Basics
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Precision Piecing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Draw Better Portraits
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops