After I retired from many, many years of working in Finance and raising 2 children as a single parent, I started thinking of all the things I never had the time to do when I was working. Taking long hikes, reading all the novels I hadn't been able to read, maybe doing some crafts. Never did I imagine that sewing, would be something I would, not only start doing, but that I would become "addicted" to doing. I decided to take a quilting class only ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets
Bake for Good: Kids
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Start Machine Quilting
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
Quick Techniques for Classic Blocks: Wrenches, Stars & Twists
Finishing Techniques for Savvy Sewers
Fast & Furious: Quilt-As-You-Go With Pre-Cuts
The Sewer's Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Quick Quilt-As-You-Go
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Mix & Match: Inspired Scrappy Quilting
Getting Started With Upholstery
Start Appliqué
Flying Fat Quarters
Custom Sweatshirt Jackets
Piece Like a Pro
Pain-Free Foundation Piecing
Professional Window Treatments
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Sewing Notions Workshop
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
Smarter Strip Quilting
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Discover Design: Playing With Half-Square Triangles
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Draw Better Portraits
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Quick & Easy Quilting
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Twisted Irish Chain
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Sewing Custom Valances
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Underneath It All
Flawless Finishing
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Transform Your Garden Design
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Complete Knife Skills
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Creative Serging
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Start Free-Motion Quilting
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Machine Embroidered Classics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Design Your Own Handbag
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Sewing Fashion Knits
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Beginner Serging
Creative Quilt Backs
Thread Art
Know Your Wool
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Stitch & Slash
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Paper Arts
Jewelry Workshop
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly
Strip Your Stash
Making Leather Bags
Crazy Quilts
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Sewing on the Edge
Decorative Seams
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Diamond Quilt Designs
Quilting Quickly II
Sewing on the Bias
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pant Construction Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sewing With Knits
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Sewing Texture
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Micro Torch Basics
Modern Buttercream
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Hand-Painted Cake
Perfect Pizza at Home
Short Rows
Sewing With Silks
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Kids Romper Revamp
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Cooking Mistakes
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Custom Bedding: Decorative Shams & Bolsters
Amazing Appliqué
Classic Table Linens
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Introduction to Bargello
Learn to Sew: Pajama Pants
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques

2 Class Projects

Class: Design Your Own Handbag
with Brett Bara

Class: Design Your Own Handbag
with Brett Bara

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