Karen Gonz

Redding, CA

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I have been sewing since 8th grade. That was a VERY long time ago! I began by making clothes for myself. I took some tailoring classes and made suit jackets for my 1st husband. As the years went by, I began quilting and stopped doing anything but that. Ten years ago, I got my first embroidery machine. I love to combine the embroidery with quilting as well as garment making. I also knit, crochet and cross-stitch. Thanks to Craftsy, ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since January 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Creative Cabled Necklines
Short Rows
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Sewing Designer Jeans
Creative Serging
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Finishing School: Better Borders
Stabilizer Savvy
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Fast-Track Fitting
Amazing Crochet Textures
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Machine Embroidered Classics
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Continuous Line Quilting
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Linear Landscape Quilts
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Sew the Perfect Fit
Playing with Curves
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Precision Piecing
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Diamond Quilt Designs
Machine Quilting with Templates
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Thread Art
Stitch & Slash
Jean-ius!
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Stupendous Stitching
Art Quilting 101
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Designing Modern Quilts

2 Class Projects

Class: Pictorial Quilting Techniques
with Wendy Butler Berns

Class: Stupendous Stitching
with Carol Ann Waugh

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