Adelaide, South Australia

My mother and older sister had taught me to sew when I was young. I started making clothes for myself and my daughter when she was very young out of necessity. I also made all my own soft furnishings and it was a natural progression to patchwork and quilting and embroidery. For a number of years I worked full-time and didn't sew. But, after an accident forced me into semi-retirement at 50 years of age, I started sewing again. I can honestly say ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Yarn Substitution Made Easy
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Drawing Birds in Brush & Ink
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Paint & Palette Essentials
Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Luminous Flowers in Acrylic
Landscape Essentials: Skies
Drawing Essentials: Rendering Form
The Art of Painting Horses
Picture Book Illustration
Art Quilting 101
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Flemish Master Painting Techniques
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Sewing Custom Valances
Beginner Serging
Continuous Line Quilting
Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Linear Landscape Quilts
Machine Quilting with Templates
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Thread Art
Stitch & Slash
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
Playing with Curves
Designing Modern Quilts
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Stupendous Stitching
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
The Oil Painter's Handbook
Oil Painting: Sand, Sea & Sky
Painting Wildlife: Acrylic & Mixed Media
Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques

2 Class Projects

Class: Perspective in Landscape Drawing
with Patrick Connors

Class: Perspective in Landscape Drawing
with Patrick Connors

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