Peterborough, UK

I learned to dress make at school back in the 60's and made all my own clothes including my wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses. I continued for many years and I made lots of things for my children including winter coats. I stopped sewing, except for making curtains and blinds when the children no longer wanted home made clothes and when we got a bit more affluent! I started again a few years ago and just love it. I have a granddaughter who ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Sewing Lingerie
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Sew Confident
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Custom Bedding: Decorative Shams & Bolsters
Fabric Know-How
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Modern Jacket Techniques
Delicious Gluten-Free Cake
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Simple Fresh Quilts
Quick Quilted Gifts
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Stabilizer Savvy
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Couture Finishing Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Adjust the Bust
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Sewing Knits That Fit
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Creative Serging
Sewing With Silks
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Designing Details: Pockets
Professional Family Portraits
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Underneath It All
Sewing on the Edge
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Making Leather Bags
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Kids Romper Revamp
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Fast-Track Fitting
Sewing Texture
Artisan Bread Making
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sewing on the Bias
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Decorative Seams
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Jewelry Workshop
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Shoot It!
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Design Your Own Handbag
Sewing Fashion Knits
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Fashion Draping
Sewing With Knits
The Costume Box
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Beginner Serging
Sassy Librarian Blouse
The Couture Dress
Machine Quilting
Sewing Studio
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

3 Class Projects

Class: Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
with Steffani Lincecum

Class: Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
with Barbara Deckert

Class: Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
with Barbara Deckert

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