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:

Heirloom Sewing: More Classic Techniques
Zippered Bags With a Twist: The One-Zip Way
Sew to Flatter: Plan Your Best Wardrobe
Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets
Sew Sturdy: The Ultimate Travel Bag
Professional Window Treatments
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Shirtmaking Details
Heirloom Sewing
Perfect Pattern Matching
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Finishing
Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
Mastering Construction: Sleeves
Sewing Corsets: Essential Techniques
The Artful T-Shirt
Finishing Techniques for Savvy Sewers
Mix & Match Clutch Bag Techniques
Essential Techniques for Sewing Knits
How to Make Doll Clothes
Fitting Fashion Knits the Palmer/Pletsch Way
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Start Appliqué
The Sewer's Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Wool
In the Hoop Gifts
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Sewing Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How to Make It Right
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Plus-Size Pant Fitting
Fearless Free-Motion Quilting
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Sewing Notions Workshop
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Sewing With Oilcloth
Sew Confident: Essential Techniques for Beginners
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Learn to Sew: Simple Bags
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Simple Fresh Quilts
Quick Quilted Gifts
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Stabilizer Savvy
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Adjust the Bust
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Couture Finishing Techniques
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Sewing Knits That Fit
Creative Serging
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sewing With Silks
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Designing Details: Pockets
The Classic Tailored Shirt
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Jewelry Workshop
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Professional Family Portraits
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Underneath It All
Sewing on the Edge
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Shoot It!
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Beginner Serging
Sassy Librarian Blouse
The Couture Dress
Machine Quilting
Sewing Studio
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Fast-Track Fitting
Making Leather Bags
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Pant Construction Techniques
Kids Romper Revamp
Pant Fitting Techniques
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Sewing Texture
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Artisan Bread Making
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Decorative Seams
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sewing on the Bias
Sew the Perfect Fit
Fashion Draping
Design Your Own Handbag
The Costume Box
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Sewing With Knits
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Sewing Lingerie
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Custom Bedding: Decorative Shams & Bolsters
Fabric Know-How
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
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

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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