Miss Cara

Midwest Girl

Crafting keeps me sane and kind. I believe the best crafts are the ones you can use. 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:

Essential Guide to Tailoring
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Cooking Mistakes
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Handmade Sourdough
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Bead Embroidery
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Everyday Thai Cooking
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
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
The Ultimate T-Shirt
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
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
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
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
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
My First Socks
The Perfect Cupcake
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Blocking Handknits
Designing Details: Pockets
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Seaming Handknits
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Button Bands & Buttonholes
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Mastering Cable Design
Transform Your Garden Design
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Couture Finishing Techniques
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Mediterranean Favorites
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Love Your Vegetables
Big Bowls
The Art of the Picture Book
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Fire Up the Fish
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Authentic Italian Soups
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Dream Wedding Cakes
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Homemade Salty Snacks
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
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Quilting Quickly
Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Shuttle Tatting
Sweater Surgery
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Amazing Crochet Textures
Making Leather Bags
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Decorating From the Inside Out
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Complete Knife Skills
French Pastry Shop Classics
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Machine Embroidered Classics
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
How to Teach It
How to Start a Cake Business
Learning the Lambeth Method
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Classic Sugar Flowers
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Handknit Garment Design
Professional Family Portraits
Contemporary English Over-Piping
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Piping Buttercream Borders
Improve Your Knitting
My First Sweater
Explorations In Cables
Perfecting the Pie Crust
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Fast-Track Fitting
Hand Quilting
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
Mittens and Gloves Galore
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Shoot It!
Homemade Italian Pasta
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing on the Bias
Fashion Draping
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Ins & Outs of Grafting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Clean & Simple Cake Design
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sewing With Silks
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
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
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Knit Sock Workshop
Fit Your Knits
Paper Arts
Sewing Studio
Knit Lab
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pant Fitting Techniques

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Classic Cabled Cowl
Lemoyne Star Quilted Trivet
One Skein Knit Shrug

50 Class Projects

Class: Sewing Fashion Knits
with Linda Lee

Class: Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
with Suzy Furrer

Class: Sewing With Silks
with Linda Lee

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