Mary FK

Illinois and Maine

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:

Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Mix & Match Clutch Bag Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Complete Knife Skills
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Exploring Natural Machine-Quilting Motifs
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Quick & Delicious: Make the Most of Your Food Processor
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques
Simple Soups From Scratch
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Quick & Easy Quilting
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Start Machine Quilting
Mexican Comfort Food
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Finishing School: Better Borders
Love Your Vegetables
Quick Quilted Gifts
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
The Art of Stir-Frying
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
The Twisted Irish Chain
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Playful Piecing Techniques
The Costume Box
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Simple Fresh Quilts
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Continuous Line Quilting
Crazy Quilts
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
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
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Designing Modern Quilts
Strip Your Stash
Perfect Pizza at Home
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Know Your Wool
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Stunning Succulent Arrangements
Transform Your Garden Design
Cooking Mistakes
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Lemoyne Star Quilted Trivet

5 Class Projects

Class: Sew Little: Nursery Design
with Vanessa Wilson

Class: Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
with Jacquie Gering

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

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