Oregon City, OR

I definitely got my craft genes from my maternal grandmother. I remember sitting by her crocheting with string before my 5th birthday. She started teaching me to crochet, embroider, hook rugs with a punch needle, fabric paint, color black and white pictures, bead, sew, recover furniture, and to bake from scratch before I started school. When I was 9, my aunt taught me to knit, put up food, and to make candy. As an adult I took up decorative ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Draw Better Portraits
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Cooking Mistakes
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
The Essential Guide to Photoshop
Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Fire Up the Fish
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
25 Essential Grilling Techniques
Cooking With Cast Iron
Cooking With Spices
Modern Jacket Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Getting Started With Upholstery
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Sew the Perfect Fit
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Precision Piecing
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
Creative Serging
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Sewing Notions Workshop
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Sewing Lingerie
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Sewing Knits That Fit
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Couture Finishing Techniques
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Amazing Crochet Textures
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Flawless Finishing
Color Play for Quilters
Painted Pictorial Quilts
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Blocking Handknits
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Elements of Design Editing
Perfect Pizza at Home
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Transform Your Garden Design
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Foundations of Double Knitting
Shuttle Tatting
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Improve Your Knitting
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Explorations In Cables
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Machine Embroidered Classics
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Fast-Track Fitting
Sewing With Silks
Underneath It All
Sewing Fashion Knits
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Seaming Handknits
New Directions in Lace
Metalsmithing at Home
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Micro Torch Basics
Modern Piping
Modern Buttercream
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Lace Shawl Design
Shoot It!
Knit Sock Workshop
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Machine Quilting with Templates
Creative Quilt Backs
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Knitting With Beads
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Fit Your Knits
Hats Four Ways
Jewelry Workshop
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
The Couture Dress
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Lace from the Inside Out
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Handknit Garment Design
Mastering Cable Design
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Curvy Knits
Adventures in Double-Knitting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
The Hand-Painted Cake
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Sewing With Knits
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Mastering Lace Shawls
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
French Pastry Shop Classics
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Homemade Italian Pasta
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
Mexican Comfort Food
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
The Oil Painter's Handbook
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Artisan Bread Making

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

1 Class Project

Class: Knitting With Beads
with Laura Nelkin

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