Star Ragan

Jacksonville, NC

I can remember my mother teaching me how to do the chain stitch. I must have been 3 or 4. I made a very long chain, I can still see it following me around the house. I do not remember sitting down to crochet. Sewing I learned on a treadle machine, them my mother bought me a child's electric sewing machine (actually she got me two little ones.). Then I jumped on her portable sewing machine to make doll clothes. At my next door neighbor's I can ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since February 2012

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Artisan Cheese Making
Cooking With Spices
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Transform Your Garden Design
Standout Titles & Creative Journaling
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Start Machine Quilting
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Sewing With Oilcloth
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Sewing Lingerie
Cooking With Cast Iron
Cooking Mistakes
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Learn to Sew: Shift Dress
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Love Your Vegetables
Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Master the Methods
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Sewing Knits That Fit
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Creative Serging
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
New Directions in Lace
Sewing Designer Jeans
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Short Rows
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Celtic Cables
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Knitting With Beads
Sewing Fashion Knits
Lace from the Inside Out
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Pieced Hexies
Shoot It!
How to Teach It
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Know Your Wool
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Decorative Seams
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Creative Quilt Backs
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Beginner Serging
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Design It, Quilt It
Modern Buttercream
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Thread Art
Kids Romper Revamp
Re-Piecing the Past
Shuttle Tatting
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Stitch & Slash
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Stupendous Stitching
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Machine Quilting
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Crazy Quilts
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Knit Sock Workshop
Making Leather Bags
Strip Your Stash
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Playing with Curves
Linear Landscape Quilts
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Sewing on the Bias
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Design Your Own Handbag
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Knit to Flatter
Fast-Track Fitting
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Sewing Custom Valances
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Fair Isle Vest
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Sew the Perfect Fit
Tunisian Crochet
Sewing With Knits
Entrelac Knitting
Lace Shawl Design
Mastering Lace Shawls
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sewing on the Edge
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Fabric Know-How
Complete Knife Skills
Start Free-Motion Quilting