Started knitting as child but didn't progress til college in New York. Mom, grandmothers and aunts are/ were skilled knitters. I got a slow start because we moved to Hawaii when I was very young and it was hard to find a reason to knit (and good yarn was even harder to come by). When I really started traveling, I needed knit garments and was able to find yarn. I make simple garments, lots of hats and baby blankets for our local hospitals. My ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sew to Flatter: Plan Your Best Wardrobe
Mix & Match Clutch Bag Techniques
Getting Started With Upholstery
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Couches & Sofas
Professional Window Treatments
Essential Skills for Circular Knitting
New Directions in Lace: Hats
My First Sweater
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Custom Colorwork Techniques: Mitts
Sew Sturdy: The Ultimate Travel Bag
Decorate With Confidence: Smart Sewing Techniques
Crochet Technique Toolkit
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Next Steps in Socks
Magic Loop Knitting: Knit Faster in the Round
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
Mastering Multicolored Yarns
Fabric Know-How
My First Toe-Up Socks
Improve Your Knitting: Designer Tips & Tricks
Zippered Bags With a Twist: The One-Zip Way
Simple Techniques for a Super Fit
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Next Steps in Crochet
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Custom Bedding: Designer Bedskirts
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Sew Confident: Essential Techniques for Beginners
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Finishing School: Better Borders
Piece Like a Pro
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Smarter Strip Quilting
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Creative Quilt Backs
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
The Sewer's Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Infinite Cables
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Learn to Quilt: Charming Baby Quilt
Learn to Quilt: Cozy Throw Quilt
Learn to Quilt: Custom Table Runner
Master Your Machine: Secrets for Beginner Quilters
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
Improve Your Knitting
Explorations In Cables
My First Mittens & Gloves
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
My First Lace Shawl
Design Your Own Cowl
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
Sewing Notions Workshop
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Mastering Lace Shawls
Knit to Flatter
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Top Techniques to Know Before You Knit
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Twined Knitting
The New Chicken Dinner
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Simple Soups From Scratch
Building Flavorful Soups
Cooking With Cast Iron
Mastering Cable Design
Handknit Garment Design
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Knitting With Beads
New Directions in Lace
Short Rows
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Asian Wrap & Roll
Adjust the Bust
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Sewing on the Edge
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Designing Details: Pockets
Start Machine Quilting
Knit Sock Workshop
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Knit Lab
Fit Your Knits
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Know Your Wool
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Knit Lab: In the Round
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Fast-Track Fitting
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Estonian Lace Explained
Mediterranean Favorites
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Authentic Italian Soups
Homemade Italian Pasta
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Cooking the Perfect Steak
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Pant Construction Techniques
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Beginner Serging
The Couture Dress
Modern Jacket Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Couture Finishing Techniques
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Design Your Own Handbag
Stabilizer Savvy
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Underneath It All
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Complete Knife Skills
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Foundations of Double Knitting
My First Socks
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Homestyle Pan Sauces
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
The Fair Isle Vest
Entrelac Knitting
Wee Ones
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Sweater Surgery
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Lace Shawl Design
Lace from the Inside Out
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Custom Cabled Pullovers
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Hats Four Ways
Custom Yoke Sweater
Celtic Cables
Creative Cabled Necklines
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Master the Methods
Essential Short Row Techniques
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Drawing Essentials: Inspired By Nature
Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Quilting Quickly II
Quick & Easy Quilting
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Classic Table Linens
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing on the Bias
Sewing With Silks
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Sewing Custom Valances
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Couture Dressmaking Techniques

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

12 Class Projects

Class: Knitting With Beads
with Laura Nelkin

Class: Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
with Molly Stevens

Class: A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
with Martha Holmberg

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