Malcolm McKay

Cessnock NSW AU

Hi there. I've been using my hands to make things, ever since I was a little boy. I taught myself to sew using my mother's singer when I was ten. I used her knitting machine to make my siblings jumpers and cardigans. Mum couldn't see the hooks and stitches very well - it became mine I guess. I learned to cook; do macrame and earned my living as a self taught cabinet maker where I made furniture for the Department of Education until my wife ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Stabilizer Savvy
Elements of Design Editing
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Playing with Curves
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Paper-Pieced Stars
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Creative Serging
Amazing Appliqué
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Linear Landscape Quilts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Start Free-Motion Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Stitch & Slash
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Jean-ius!
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Sewing on the Edge
Stupendous Stitching
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Strip Your Stash
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Re-Piecing the Past
Pieced Hexies
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Design It, Quilt It
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Art Quilting 101
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine Quilting
Paper Arts
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Designing Modern Quilts
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Precision Piecing
Beginner Serging
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Finishing School: Better Borders

4 Class Projects

Class: Beginner Serging
with Amy Alan

Class: Beginner Serging
with Amy Alan

Class: Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
with Kristin Link

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