I started by making doll clothes and doll furniture as a child. Then at age 10, I took a summer school class and learned to sew clothes for myself. I made a blue dress with pink dogs on it and never looked back. I remember teaching my home ec teacher in junior high a better way to put in a zipper. My dad actually was the one that taught me how to alter men's clothing when I was a teenager. My first job was in an alterations shop. I studied ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since November 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Machine Quilting with Templates
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Transform Your Garden Design
Cooking Mistakes
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
“Help! How Do I Quilt It?”
Scrap Quilting
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Hats Four Ways
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
The Fair Isle Vest
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Paper-Pieced Stars
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Complete Knife Skills
Flawless Finishing
Start Machine Quilting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
My First Socks
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Explorations In Cables
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Creative Cabled Necklines
Amazing Crochet Textures
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Fit Your Knits
Shuttle Tatting
Short Rows
Knit to Flatter
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Color Play for Quilters
Knit Lab: In the Round
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Improve Your Knitting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Strip Your Stash
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Stupendous Stitching
Stitch & Slash
My First Sweater
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Playful Piecing Techniques
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
How to Teach It
Brilliant Knit Beads
Perfect Pizza at Home
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Precision Piecing
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Curvy Crochet
Knit Lab
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
The Couture Dress
Pant Fitting Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Sew the Perfect Fit
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Know Your Wool
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Jewelry Workshop
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Design It, Quilt It
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Metalsmithing at Home
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

4 Class Projects

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
with Amy Gibson

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
with Amy Gibson

Class: Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
with Amy Gibson

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