WoW! Where to begin? I was born in the mountains of W.Va. and am a retired nurse. I have been interested in crafting from a very young age. My grandmother made all our bed quilts by hand from our old clothing. All were made strictly by hand. She not only quilted she crocheted doilies and throws. I first learned to crochet by doing finger crochet. When I was taught now mind you this was back when they used to starch doilies with sugar water. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since December 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Simple Piping, Stunning Results
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Building a Raised-Bed Garden
Exploring Chocolate Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Smarter Strip Quilting
Cooking Mistakes
The Hand-Painted Cake
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Clever Cuts for Efficient Quilting
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
Flawless Finishing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Know Your Wool
Amazing Crochet Textures
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Transform Your Garden Design
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Love Your Vegetables
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Amazing Appliqué
Finishing School: Better Borders
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Sew Little: Nursery Design
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Shuttle Tatting
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Playing with Curves
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Sensational Square-agonals®
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Handmade Sourdough
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Machine Embroidered Classics
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
The Twisted Irish Chain
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Hand Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Flying Fat Quarters
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Playful Piecing Techniques
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Simple Fresh Quilts
Stitch & Slash
Precision Piecing
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Strip Your Stash
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Re-Piecing the Past
Scrap Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Perfect Pizza at Home
Linear Landscape Quilts
Pieced Hexies
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Designing Modern Quilts
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Modern Buttercream
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops: