Malcolm McKay

Cessnock NSW AU

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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:

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
Finishing School: Better Borders
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
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Stupendous Stitching
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Jean-ius!
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Sewing on the Edge
Stitch & Slash
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Pieced Hexies
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Strip Your Stash
Re-Piecing the Past
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Beginner Serging
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Precision Piecing
Designing Modern Quilts
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
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

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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