Pohutukawa

Ohope, New Zealand

I have always enjoyed sewing, and when I was a teenager, my family couldn't afford the mod fashions of the time. I was lucky enough that my mum had a Husqvarna sewing machine and we could afford to buy a metre of fabric - lucky I was a skinny teenager and mini skirt were in, and I started sewing my clothes. This necessity turned into a lifetime love of sewing, and Craftsy and its wonderful platform, has enabled me to have my first sewing ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Modern Buttercream
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Knit Lab: In the Round
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Flawless Finishing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Complete Knife Skills
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: The Wingback Chair
Artisan Bread Making
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Amazing Crochet Textures
Modern Jacket Techniques
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sewing Designer Jeans
Making Leather Bags
Project Upcycle
Machine Embroidered Classics
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Sewing Fashion Knits
Thread Art
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Machine Quilting
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Sewing on the Edge
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Design Your Own Handbag
Sewing on the Bias
Creative Serging
Pant Construction Techniques
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing With Knits
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Sewing Texture
Sewing With Silks
The Ultimate T-Shirt
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Classic Table Linens
Transform Your Garden Design
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit

73 Class Projects

Class: A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
with Franklin Habit

Class: The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
with Anne Hanson

Class: Classic Table Linens
with Linda Lee

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