janu

Arlington, Virginia

Crafting and art is something I discovered first one summer when working as a camp counselor. Another counselor taught me how to make a back-strap loom. I wove a hounds-tooth patterned purse. From there I moved on to studying calligraphy. I probably have devoted more formal learning time to this craft out of all the rest. But I have worked also with glass and clay--another medium giving a different sense of discovery. I enjoy knitting a good ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Foundations in Silversmithing
Solder Smarter: Strategies for Better Results
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Drawing Essentials: Inspired By Nature
The Art of the Picture Book
Picture Book Illustration
Improve Your Crochet
Essential Linear Perspective Techniques
Paint & Palette Essentials
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Curvy Crochet
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Metalsmithing at Home
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Knit Lab: In the Round
Explorations In Cables
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
My First Sweater
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Improve Your Knitting
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Flawless Finishing
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Transform Your Garden Design
Amazing Crochet Textures
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Ins & Outs of Grafting
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Beginner Serging
Basic Fondant Techniques
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
How to Teach It
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Jewelry Workshop
Creative Cabled Necklines
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Spindling
Hats Four Ways
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
The Hand-Painted Cake
Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
Modern Buttercream
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cooking Mistakes
Essential Wirework Techniques
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques
Draw Better Portraits
Sketchbooks
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

One Skein Knit Shrug

8 Class Projects

Class: Sketchbooks
with Paul Heaston

Class: Sketchbooks
with Paul Heaston

Class: Sketchbooks
with Paul Heaston

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