Miss Cara

Midwest Girl

"The beautiful is as useful as the useful - perhaps, more so." - Victor Hugo P.S. I was surprised and deeply touched to be nominated Craftsy's Member of the month. Below is a link to the interview. http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/02/february-member-of-the-month/

Craftsy Member since December 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Sewing Lingerie
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Coffee-Shop Cakes
Danish Pastries From Scratch
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Embroidering Luxury Fabrics by Machine
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sewing on the Edge
Sewing Designer Jeans
Draw Better Portraits
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Cooking the Perfect Steak
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Classic Pies Made Easy
Miniature French Desserts
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Modern Jacket Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
The Ultimate T-Shirt
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Decorating in Three Dimensions
Start Machine Quilting
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Underneath It All
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
My First Socks
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
The Perfect Cupcake
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Seaming Handknits
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Button Bands & Buttonholes
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Mastering Cable Design
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Transform Your Garden Design
Blocking Handknits
Designing Details: Pockets
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Mediterranean Favorites
Authentic Italian Soups
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Homemade Salty Snacks
Dream Wedding Cakes
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Complete Knife Skills
Couture Finishing Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Love Your Vegetables
Big Bowls
The Art of the Picture Book
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Amazing Crochet Textures
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Shuttle Tatting
Sweater Surgery
Making Leather Bags
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
French Pastry Shop Classics
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Quilting Quickly
Machine Quilting
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Decorating From the Inside Out
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Improve Your Knitting
My First Sweater
Explorations In Cables
Perfecting the Pie Crust
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
How to Start a Cake Business
Learning the Lambeth Method
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Machine Embroidered Classics
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
How to Teach It
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Fast-Track Fitting
Hand Quilting
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Handknit Garment Design
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Professional Family Portraits
Classic Sugar Flowers
Contemporary English Over-Piping
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Piping Buttercream Borders
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Mittens and Gloves Galore
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Shoot It!
Homemade Italian Pasta
Sewing Fashion Knits
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques
The Fair Isle Vest
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing With Knits
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
Know Your Wool
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Short Rows
Entrelac Knitting
Jam & Marmalade
Artisan Cheese Making
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Knit Sock Workshop
Fit Your Knits
Paper Arts
Sewing Studio
Knit Lab
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing on the Bias
Fashion Draping
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Basic Fondant Techniques
Clean & Simple Cake Design
Pant Fitting Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sewing With Silks
The Hand-Painted Cake
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Knit to Flatter
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Building Flavorful Soups
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Fire Up the Fish
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Cooking Mistakes
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Bead Embroidery
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Everyday Thai Cooking
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Embroidering With Ribbon
Stabilizer Savvy
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Mexican Comfort Food
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Classic Cabled Cowl
Lemoyne Star Quilted Trivet
One Skein Knit Shrug

55 Class Projects

Class: The Iconic Tweed Jacket
with Lorna Knight

Class: Classic Pies Made Easy
with Nancie McDermott

Class: Essential Guide to Tailoring
with Alison Smith

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