SiValEngr

Sunnyvale, CA USA

I've been a software engineer for over 0 years, with an MSEE. I have worked in robotics, and on lots of semiconductor capital equipment, automatic inspection systems using image process and 3D computer graphics. I'm a vegan and just celebrated my 33nd anniversary with my wonderful husband Brian, who is also an engineer, a jazz enthusiast, and a person who has made life a total joy ride! I've been sewing nearly all of my own clothes ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since March 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Cooking Mistakes
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Sketchbooks
Machine Embroidered Classics
Professional Family Portraits
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Draw Better Portraits
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sewing Lingerie
Classic Techniques for Contemporary Layer Cakes
Cooking With Cast Iron
Authentic Italian Soups
Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
Embroidering With Ribbon
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Bead Embroidery
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Drawing Facial Expressions
The Essentials for Understanding Light
Basics of Digital Photography
Tricks of the Trade: Photographing Liquids
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Paper-Pieced Stars
Color Play for Quilters
Re-Piecing the Past
The Classic Double Wedding Ring
Luminous Lone Star
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Big Bowls
Love Your Vegetables
Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread
Travel Photography
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills
Handmade Sourdough
Homemade Salty Snacks
Fun With Mixed Media
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Continuous Line Quilting
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Metalsmithing at Home
Drawing With Colored Pencils
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Creative Closures: 8 Unique Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Beading with Wire, Chain & Leather
Finishing School: Better Borders
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Precision Piecing
Modern Jacket Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Transform Your Garden Design
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Complete Knife Skills
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Flawless Finishing
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Machine Quilting
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Fashion Draping
Sewing Fashion Knits
Design Your Own Handbag
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Drawing Facial Features
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Underneath It All
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Costume Box
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Designing Details: Pockets
The Art of Airbrushing
Paper Arts
Modern Buttercream
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Creative Quilt Backs
Scrap Quilting
Pant Fitting Techniques
Machine Quilting Negative Space
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Artisan Bread Making
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Stitch & Slash
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Quilting Quickly
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Shoot It!
Sewing on the Bias
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Homemade Italian Pasta
Basic Fondant Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Know Your Wool
Designing Modern Quilts
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Pant Construction Techniques
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Classic Croissants at Home
Sew the Perfect Fit
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Jam & Marmalade
Artisan Cheese Making
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Quilting Quickly II
Sewing With Silks
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
The Perfect Cupcake
Simple Soups From Scratch
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Soldering: Basics & Beyond
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Handheld Router Techniques & Tips
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Beyond Vanilla: Flavors From Around the World
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Sewing on the Edge
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Decorative Seams
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Micro Torch Basics
Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More
Mexican Comfort Food
The Art of Stir-Frying
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Everyday Thai Cooking
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Fabric Know-How
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
Fast-Track Fitting

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Sashiko Zen Pillow

15 Class Projects

Class: Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
with Michael Kalanty

Class: Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
with Michael Kalanty

Class: Authentic Italian Soups
with Domenica Marchetti

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