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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Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
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
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sewing on the Edge
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Learn to Sew: Shift Dress
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Fabric Know-How
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
Complete Knife Skills
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Sewing Knits That Fit
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Creative Serging
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
New Directions in Lace
Sewing Designer Jeans
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Short Rows
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Celtic Cables
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Crazy Quilts
Playing with Curves
Linear Landscape Quilts
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Making Leather Bags
Perspective in Landscape Drawing
Knit Sock Workshop
Strip Your Stash
Design Your Own Handbag
Fast-Track Fitting
Knit to Flatter
Sewing on the Bias
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Heirloom Lace Edgings
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Knitting With Beads
Sewing Fashion Knits
Lace from the Inside Out
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Pieced Hexies
Shoot It!
How to Teach It
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Know Your Wool
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Decorative Seams
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
The Fair Isle Vest
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Sew the Perfect Fit
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Entrelac Knitting
Lace Shawl Design
Mastering Lace Shawls
Tunisian Crochet
Sewing With Knits
Sewing Custom Valances
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
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler