Mary FK

Illinois and Maine

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I was a studio art major in college, many years ago, but put that on hold during my career teaching young children. Now that I have retired I am taking up where I left off using fabric to express my creativity. My grandmother knit a sweater a week for charity so part of my creative effort will be focused on giving back. I am joining my local quilt group and they provide quilts for children in need - a great project that meets both of my wishes. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Mexican Comfort Food
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Finishing School: Better Borders
Love Your Vegetables
Quick Quilted Gifts
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
The Art of Stir-Frying
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Handmade Sourdough
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
The Twisted Irish Chain
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Playful Piecing Techniques
The Costume Box
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Simple Fresh Quilts
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Crazy Quilts
Continuous Line Quilting
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Strip Your Stash
Perfect Pizza at Home
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Know Your Wool
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Re-Piecing the Past
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Texture
Scrap Quilting
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Designing Modern Quilts

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Lemoyne Star Quilted Trivet

4 Class Projects

Class: Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
with Jacquie Gering

Class: Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
with Deborah Schneider

Class: Quilting Quickly
with Jenny Doan

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