San Francisco Bay Area

Early in 2012 I pulled my sewing machine out of the closet and dusted it off. It had been several years since I had time to sew anything. Quilt-making has always intrigued me. I grew up surrounded by the creations of my grandmothers and great-grandmothers. They were very talented and detailed hand-quilters. My mother, also, was an exceptional seamstress. I may not have inherited their talents, but I believe that my obsession with fabric ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Cooking With Cast Iron
Building a Raised-Bed Garden
Fabric Know-How
Professional Window Treatments
Cooking Mistakes
“Help! How Do I Quilt It?”
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Photographing Coastal Landscapes
Designing Elegant Edible Gardens
Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Painting Trees in Acrylic
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Start Machine Quilting
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Dog Photography
Finishing School: Better Borders
Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques
Big Bowls
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Gorgeous Garden Design
Bonsai Design Techniques
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Flawless Finishing
Playing with Curves
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
How to Teach It
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Transform Your Garden Design
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Love Your Vegetables
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Playful Piecing Techniques
Fire Up the Fish
Underneath It All
Building Flavorful Soups
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Handmade Sourdough
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Complete Knife Skills
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Photographing Flowers
Continuous Line Quilting
Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling
Shooting Intimate Landscapes
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Professional Family Portraits
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Diamond Quilt Designs
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Crazy Quilts
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Homemade Italian Pasta
Designing Modern Quilts
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Basic Fondant Techniques
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Strip Your Stash
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Creative Serging
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Quilting Quickly II
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Sewing Custom Valances
Classic Croissants at Home
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Color Play for Quilters
Stupendous Stitching
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Micro Torch Basics
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Artisan Bread Making
Know Your Wool
Shoot It!
Artisan Cheese Making
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine Quilting
Sewing Studio

21 Class Projects

Class: 20 Essential Cooking Techniques
with Brendan McDermott

Class: French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
with Cynthia Nims

Class: Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
with Tara Rebman

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