I learnt to hand stitch when I was 7. It was the blanket stitch. When I was 12, I learnt the satin stitch. Many years later, I bought my first sewing machine and attended a dressmaking course at a Dressmaking Institute. I was taught by a teacher who believed in drafting and sewing from scratch. Today, I can't sew an outfit to save my life! Long story short, I sewed everything from blankets, bedsheets to clothes for my niece. When I had my own ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Cooking Mistakes
Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery Essentials
Simple Soups From Scratch
Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Filigree Jewelry: With a Twist!
Bead Embroidery
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Learn to Sew: Shift Dress
Drawing Anime Style
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Pant Construction Techniques
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Complete Knife Skills
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Making Leather Bags
Designing Details: Pockets
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Shoot It!
Shuttle Tatting
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Texture
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Hats Four Ways
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Jewelry Workshop
Knit Lab
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Creative Quilt Backs
Beginner Serging
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Fashion Draping
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sweetheart Shawls
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Mastering Lace Shawls
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Micro Torch Basics
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Modern Buttercream
Creative Cabled Necklines
Brilliant Knit Beads
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Knitting With Beads
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
The Hand-Painted Cake
My First Crochet Cardigan
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Draw Better Portraits
Amazing Crochet Textures
Spectacular Stamping