Southern Ca. Area

I have worked since the age of 14 and was recently able to retire. I spent 31 serving the public with the U.S Postal Service. I love people so being a sales and service associate the later 16 years of that career was right up my alley. I had my first garden this year and had a really good crop of spaghetti squash and zucchini. I crochet everyday and just finished 14 bed-sized afghans. I have sewn since I was 14 and am self-taught until I ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Elements of Design Editing
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
The Twisted Irish Chain
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Embroidering Luxury Fabrics by Machine
In the Hoop Gifts
Transform Your Garden Design
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Flawless Finishing
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Custom Sweatshirt Jackets
How to Start a Machine Embroidery Business
Cooking Mistakes
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Professional Window Treatments
Four Simple Fabrics, One Amazing Quilt
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Improve Your Crochet
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Finishing School: Better Borders
Complete Knife Skills
Short Rows
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Introduction to Bargello
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Joining Crochet Motifs
Amazing Crochet Textures
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Playful Piecing Techniques
Precision Piecing
Professional Family Portraits
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Modern Buttercream
Know Your Wool
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Shoot It!
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Machine Quilting with Templates
Pieced Hexies
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Design It, Quilt It
Hand Quilting
Creative Serging
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Re-Piecing the Past
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Jewelry Workshop
Quilting Quickly II
Sewing Custom Valances
Basic Fondant Techniques
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Designing Modern Quilts
Sweetheart Shawls
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Creative Cabled Necklines
Creative Quilt Backs
Micro Torch Basics
The Hand-Painted Cake
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Scrap Quilting
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Perfect Pizza at Home
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Diamond Quilt Designs

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

One Skein Knit Shrug

5 Class Projects

Class: Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
with Kimberly Einmo

Class: The Machine Embroidered Quilt
with Eileen Roche

Class: Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
with Peggy Martin

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