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:

Learn to Sew: Shift Dress
Drawing Anime Style
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
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
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Pant Construction Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Designing Details: Pockets
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Shoot It!
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Beginner Serging
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Fashion Draping
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Making Leather Bags
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Mastering Lace Shawls
Sweetheart Shawls
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Knitting With Beads
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
The Hand-Painted Cake
Modern Buttercream
Micro Torch Basics
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Brilliant Knit Beads
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
Creative Quilt Backs
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch