Mary Stern

Staunton, VA

I learned to sew very late in life, at the age of 40. Around this time my children came home from school one day to inform me about a classroom survey they had taken. Apparently they were the only children in their class whose parents did not have hobbies!!! Not wanting to be such an embarrassment, I started to learn to sew by renting videos from Sewing with Nancy since I never had time to go to a class, and reading books. Several years ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since December 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Better, Faster Log Cabins
Next-Level Knits: Techniques for Structure & Style
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Curvy Crochet
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Finishing
Mastering Construction: Sleeves
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Pain-Free Foundation Piecing
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Strip Your Stash
Sewing Bras: Foam, Lace & Beyond
Heirloom Sewing
The Perfect Jeans
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Embroidering Monograms by Machine
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Colored Pencil Essentials
Fitting Fashion Knits the Palmer/Pletsch Way
Top Techniques for Big Quilts
Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Thread Art
Learn to Quilt: Colorful Bed Quilt
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Continuous Line Quilting
Fusible Appliqué Made Easy
Playing with Curves
Stitch & Slash
Designing Modern Quilts
Transform Your Garden Design
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Free-Motion Effect: Designing Custom Quilting
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Mix & Match: Inspired Scrappy Quilting
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Gluten-Free Italian Classics
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Custom Bedding: Decorative Shams & Bolsters
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Design Your Own Handbag
Underneath It All
Decorative Seams
Jacket Fitting Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Mastering Construction: Collars & Closures
Sew Little: Nursery Design
How to Teach It
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Fast-Track Fitting
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sewing Studio
Pant Construction Techniques
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Complete Knife Skills
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Designing Details: Pockets
Simple Fresh Quilts
Freeform Crochet
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Creative Quilt Backs
Beginner Serging
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Start Machine Quilting
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Sewing Lingerie
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Modern Jacket Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Playful Piecing Techniques
Sewing With Silks
The Couture Dress
Quilting Quickly
Sewing Texture
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Pant Fitting Techniques
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Smarter Strip Quilting
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: The Wingback Chair
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Sewing Designer Jeans
Amazing Appliqué
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Machine Embroidered Classics

7 Class Projects

Class: Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
with Raghavan Iyer

Class: Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
with Pati Palmer & Melissa Watson

Class: Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
with Jacquie Gering

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