BetsySue

Edgar, Wisconsin, USA

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I am a retired computer programmer and mathmetician. I am a wife, mother, grandmother and have many nieces, nephews, grand nieces etc... I am also a pianist, and composer. Now that I'm retired I have time to get back in touch with the creative side that has been on hold for far too long. I have been quilting for the past year and am ready to reawaken the knitter/crocheter in me. I am so pleased to have stumbled upon this website. Now I ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Fabulous Bows & Fashion Details
Gorgeous Greeting Cards: Stamping & Beyond
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Acrylic Landscape Painting
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes
Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond
Handheld Router Techniques & Tips
Little Pink Dress Cake
Painting Trees in Acrylic
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
My First Lace Shawl
Creative Longarm Quilting
All-Star Cakes
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Cake-osaurus Rex
Embroidering With Ribbon
The Extended Harvest
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
Sketching for Concept Art
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Bonsai Design Techniques
Miniature French Desserts
The Machine Embroidery Inspired Quilt
Creative Cuts for Color Reveals
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Simply Stunning Scarves
Start Foundation Paper Piecing
Sketchbooks
Fondant Techniques: The Sweet Treat Tower
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Milling Lumber
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Stunning Succulent Arrangements
Design Your Own Castle Cake
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
Fresh Arrangements
My First Crochet Cardigan
Woodworking Essentials: Benches & Boxes
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Simple Soups From Scratch
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Incredible Cut-Out Cakes
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Multi-Axis Woodturning
Woodturning Essentials
Crocheting in the Round
Fast-Food Cakes
Cardmaking Essentials: Thank You Cards
Arts & Crafts Style
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Designing Elegant Edible Gardens
Quick & Easy Quilting
New Twists in Cables: Fingerless Mittens
Foundations of Spinning
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Fun With Mixed Media
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
The Shaker Nightstand
Drawers for Cabinetry & Fine Furniture
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
Mexican Comfort Food
Botanical Illustration
Improve Your Crochet
Easy Piecing, Amazing Design
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Celebrating Everyday Moments
The Machine Embroidered Sweater
Paper-Pieced Stars
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Dimensional Machine Embroidery
Classic Pies Made Easy
Delicious Decorations
Innovative Buttercream Cakes
Modern Mosaic Cakes
Gorgeous Garden Design
Spindling
Over-the-Top Modeling Chocolate
Adventures in Garter Stitch
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Start Machine Quilting
Amazing Appliqué
Cooking the Perfect Steak
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
A New Look at the Crooked Cake
Modern Jacket Techniques
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Finishing School: Better Borders
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Decorating in Three Dimensions
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Machine Embroidered Classics
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Transform Your Garden Design
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Spinning Dyed Fibers
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Perfect Cupcake
Big Bowls
My First Socks
A Cake for Every Season
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Travel Photography
Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
Creative Die Cutting With Your Cricut
Scrapbooking With Style: Clean & Simple Layouts
Doors for Cabinetry & Fine Furniture
Perfect Party Cakes
Three Essential Dovetails
Artistic Marquetry Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Kids Romper Revamp
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Drawing Anime Style
Stabilizer Savvy
Couture Finishing Techniques
Appliqué Your Knits With Machine Embroidery
Amazing Crochet Textures
Mixed Media Essentials: Color, Design & Texture
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Cakes in Full Bloom
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Dream Wedding Cakes
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
A Cake for Every Occasion
Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques
Love Your Vegetables
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
White Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure
Building Better Cakes: Creative Cake Separators
Behind the Scenes of a Creative Portrait Shoot
Embroidering Luxury Fabrics by Machine
Basics of Digital Photography
Tropical Sugar Flowers
Sewing Knits That Fit
Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet
New Directions in Lace: Hats
The Art of Stir-Frying
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
High-Fashion Heels
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Introduction to Bargello
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Next Steps in Intarsia
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Custom Lettering & Monograms
Handmade Sourdough
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
One-Skein Accessories: Chevron Collection
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Design Your Own Cowl
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Sensational Square-agonals®
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
Artistic Digitizing: From Inspiration to Stitch
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Sewing Custom Valances
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Decorating From the Inside Out
Modeling Chocolate Magic
The Art of Painted Cakes
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Photographing Flowers
The Art & Science of Perspective
Landscape Photography: Shooting From Dawn to Dusk
Composing Classic Landscapes
Homemade Salty Snacks
Shooting Intimate Landscapes
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Machine Embroidered Cutwork
Drawing Facial Features
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
In the Hoop Gifts
Mastering Modern Sugar Flowers
Authentic Italian Soups
Cake Design Made Simple: Art Deco
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
The Twisted Irish Chain
Designing Details: Pockets
How to Start a Cake Business
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Sew Little: Nursery Design
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
French Pastry Shop Classics
Making Leather Bags
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
My First Sweater
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Project Upcycle
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Flying Fat Quarters
Luminous Lone Star
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Building Flavorful Soups
Simply Modern Cake Design
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Learning the Lambeth Method
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Global Cupcake Design
Sewing Designer Jeans
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Explorations In Cables
Improve Your Knitting
Playful Piecing Techniques
Vintage Cake Design
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Blocking Handknits
Simply Stunning: Hand-Stamped Cakes
Underneath It All
My First Slip-Stitch Afghan
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Small Cakes, Big Business
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Gravity-Defying Cake Designs
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
The Art of Airbrushing
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Homemade Italian Pasta
The Wilton Method®: Decorating with Fondant
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Seaming Handknits
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Artisan Cheese Making
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Elegant Lace Cakes
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Designer Fondant Textures
Continuous Line Quilting
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Knit Lab: In the Round
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Perfecting the Pie Crust
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Simple Fresh Quilts
Sewing With Silks
Playing with Curves
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sculpted Dog Cake
New Directions in Lace
Metalsmithing at Home
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sugar Berries, Leaves & Blossoms
Crazy Quilts
Fast-Track Fitting
Machine Embroidery With Knits
Rolled Fondant Flowers
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Strip Your Stash
Sewing on the Edge
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Contemporary English Over-Piping
Adjust the Bust
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Designer Handbag Cakes
Basic Fondant Techniques
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Sweater Surgery
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Sewing on the Bias
Floor Loom Weaving
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Shawlscapes
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes
Exotic Sugar Orchids
Classic Sugar Flowers
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Fondant Frills
Piping Buttercream Borders
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Southern Sugar Flowers
Precision Piecing
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Intro to Isomalt
Cake Topper Techniques
Sewing Fashion Knits
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Sew the Perfect Fit
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Pieced Hexies
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Linear Landscape Quilts
Quick Quilted Gifts
Mediterranean Favorites
Machine Embroidered Lace Classics
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Freeform Crochet
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Embroidery Software Essentials
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Elements of Design Editing
Continuous-Line Embroidery
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Decorative Seams
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Foundations of Double Knitting
Clean & Simple Cake Design
The Ultimate Sugar Rose
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Fashion Draping
Creative Serging
Lace from the Inside Out
Custom Yoke Sweater
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
The Hand-Painted Cake
Perfect Pizza at Home
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Knit to Flatter
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
How to Teach It
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
Mastering Cable Design
Creative Cabled Necklines
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Handknit Garment Design
Design Your Own Handbag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Hand Quilting
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Thread Art
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Diamond Quilt Designs
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Designing Modern Quilts
Jeweled Wedding Cake
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Micro Torch Basics
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Piece of Cake! with Colette Peters
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Color Play for Quilters
Creative Quilt Backs
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
Sewing With Knits
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Modern Buttercream
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Brilliant Knit Beads
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Re-Piecing the Past
Shoot It!
Shuttle Tatting
Lace Shawl Design
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Sweetheart Shawls
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Modern Piping
Entrelac Knitting
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Jam & Marmalade
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction
Tunisian Crochet
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Texture
Knitting With Beads
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Jean-ius!
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Wee Ones
Art Quilting 101
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Curvy Knits
Curvy Crochet
Mastering Lace Shawls
Knit Sock Workshop
Fit Your Knits
Hats Four Ways
Paper Arts
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Jewelry Workshop
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Sashiko Zen Pillow
Swirling Tendrils Cowl
Lemoyne Star Quilted Trivet
Hexagon Coin Purse

2 Class Projects

Class: Entrelac Knitting
with Gwen Bortner

Class: Mastering Lace Shawls
with Laura Nelkin

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