North Fort Myers, Florida

I learned to sew when I was 12. The Hungarian lady across the street taught me. She would always say, "If that is good enough for you, it is good enough for me." Well, you know what THAT means. I discovered quilting around 1968 when I fell in love with an old raggedy quilt that was tossed on a moldy bed in the basement of my best friend's country house. It was made by her gran during the depression in one of the classic butterfly ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
The Perfect Jeans
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Sketching People in Motion
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Design Your Own Handbag
Sketching for Concept Art
Sewing With Oilcloth
Building a Raised-Bed Garden
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Mastering Meringue
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
My First Crochet Cardigan
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Artisan Cheese Making
Cooking Mistakes
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Resin Sculpting & Casting Techniques
Discover Design: Playing With Half-Square Triangles
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Draw Better Portraits
Woodworking Essentials: Benches & Boxes
Drawing Facial Expressions
Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Decorative Seams
Handheld Router Techniques & Tips
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Pant Construction Techniques
Designing Details: Pockets
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Adjust the Bust
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Couture Finishing Techniques
Modern Jacket Techniques
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Picture Book Illustration
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Pieced Hexies
Start Machine Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Finishing School: Better Borders
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
My First Socks
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Underneath It All
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Drawing Anime Style
Transform Your Garden Design
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Fast-Track Fitting
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Amazing Crochet Textures
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
My First Sweater
The Art of the Picture Book
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Sensational Square-agonals®
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Continuous Line Quilting
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Custom Yoke Sweater
Making Leather Bags
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Pet Portraits
Sewing Designer Jeans
Drawing Facial Features
Complete Knife Skills
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Knit Lab: In the Round
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sew Better, Sew Faster
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Machine Quilting
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Curvy Knits
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Playing with Curves
Precision Piecing
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Hats Four Ways
Re-Piecing the Past
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Crazy Quilts
Strip Your Stash
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Creative Cabled Necklines
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Shoot It!
Sewing With Knits
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Quilting Quickly II
Mastering Zipper Techniques
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Shuttle Tatting
The Hand-Painted Cake
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Quilting Quickly
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Hand Quilting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Micro Torch Basics
Pant Fitting Techniques
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Thread Art
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Design It, Quilt It
Pictorial Quilting Techniques