Heidi Bears

South Africa

I left full-time medical practice when my first daughter was born, and wanted to make some cute outfits for her. That led to learning a host of new skills in various crafts, including sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting, photography, decorating, making artist teddy bears, embroidery, quilting etc etc...the list is never-ending :) Please NOTE: All of my patterns that are listed for sale are for digital downloadable PDF's NOT for hard copies ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Infinite Cables
Soldering: Basics & Beyond
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Start Foundation Paper Piecing
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork
Curvy Knits
Improve Your Knitting
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Next Steps in Intarsia
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Designing Details: Pockets
Playing with Curves
Sewing Custom Valances
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Adjust the Bust
The Couture Dress
Linear Landscape Quilts
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Fast-Track Fitting
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Fit Your Knits
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Seaming Handknits
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Foundations of Double Knitting
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Metalsmithing at Home
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Precision Piecing
Know Your Wool
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Making Leather Bags
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Mastering Zipper Techniques
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Perfect Pizza at Home
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Handknit Garment Design
Mastering Cable Design
Custom Yoke Sweater
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Micro Torch Basics
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Artisan Bread Making
The Fair Isle Vest
Brilliant Knit Beads
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Shuttle Tatting
Lace Shawl Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Entrelac Knitting
Jam & Marmalade
Knitting With Beads
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Wee Ones
Mastering Lace Shawls
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Jewelry Workshop