Waikanae Beach, NZ

My mother sewed by necessity, but she also embroidered, knitted, crocheted and tatted and I guess I just followed. My first sewing attempts as a 10 year old in the sixties were following Maudella patterns, and dressing my doll in the latest Mary Quant fashions. I like to "puddle" and am mostly self taught from books and now the internet so Craftsy is fantastic. My first completed course, QAYG was fantastic and I am delighted with the two ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Project Upcycle
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Word Play: Personalize Your Quilts
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Cooking Mistakes
Transform Your Garden Design
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Fabric Know-How
Learn to Knit: My First Hat
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
Basics of Digital Photography
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
My First Socks
Design Your Own Handbag
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Strip Your Stash
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Knit Lab: In the Round
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Scrap Quilting
Paper Arts
Perfect Pizza at Home
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Creative Quilt Backs
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Know Your Wool
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pieced Hexies
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Machine Quilting
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
One-Skein Accessories: Chevron Collection

3 Class Projects

Class: Strip Your Stash
with Nancy Smith

Class: Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
with Tara Rebman

Class: Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
with Tara Rebman

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