Walnut Creek, CA

A neighbor taught me to do embroidery when I was 4 yrs old, a red teacup and saucer on a tea towel. I have been crafting in some way ever since. I made most of my own clothes since I was a teen. I worked as a pattern maker for a number of years and then taught pattern making and draping for more years. I have a way too extensive craft library. Since retiring I did quilting for about 15 years, then switched to knitting which I now do along ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2014

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Fantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders
Creative Wire-Wrapping Techniques
Classic Crochet Openwork
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Dynamic Detail in Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Pen & Ink Essentials
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Celebrating Everyday Moments
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Fun With Mixed Media
Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas
Linear Landscape Quilts
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Freeform Crochet
Improve Your Crochet
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Picture Book Illustration
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Painting Realistic Watercolors
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Continuous Line Quilting
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Stupendous Stitching
Strip Your Stash
Playing with Curves
Wee Ones
Art Quilting 101
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Machine Quilting
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Short Rows
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Brilliant Knit Beads
Know Your Wool
Joining Crochet Motifs
Knit Sock Workshop
Handknit Garment Design
Mastering Lace Shawls
Celtic Cables
Fit Your Knits
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Lace Shawl Design
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Knit Lab
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Micro Torch Basics
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Creative Cabled Necklines
Quilting Quickly
Knitting With Beads
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
My First Sweater
Tunisian Crochet
Jewelry Workshop
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Drawing Facial Features
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Metalsmithing at Home
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Drawing Birds in Brush & Ink
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Amazing Crochet Textures

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

One Skein Knit Shrug
Sashiko Zen Pillow

7 Class Projects

Class: Freeform Crochet
with Myra Wood

Class: Perspective in Landscape Drawing
with Patrick Connors

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
with Laura Nownes

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