Pohutukawa

Ohope, New Zealand

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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:

Artisan Bread Making
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Modern Jacket Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Machine Embroidered Classics
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Project Upcycle
Sewing Designer Jeans
Sewing Fashion Knits
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Sewing on the Edge
Sewing on the Bias
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Ultimate T-Shirt
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Design Your Own Handbag
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Making Leather Bags
Thread Art
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Creative Serging
Perfect Pizza at Home
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Sewing With Knits
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Sewing Texture
Sewing With Silks
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
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Pant Construction Techniques

68 Class Projects

Class: Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
with Janet Pray

Class: Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
with Janet Pray

Class: Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
with Katrina Walker

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