SiValEngr

Sunnyvale, CA USA

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I've been a software engineer for over 35 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 30th 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:

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
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Drawing Facial Features
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Transform Your Garden Design
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Complete Knife Skills
Flawless Finishing
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
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
Jacket Fitting Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Costume Box
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Design Your Own Handbag
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Underneath It All
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Designing Details: Pockets
Make Your Own Wirework Findings
The Art of Airbrushing
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Homemade Italian Pasta
Basic Fondant Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Shoot It!
Decorative Seams
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Sewing on the Edge
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Sewing on the Bias
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Machine Quilting
Fashion Draping
Sewing Fashion Knits
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Jam & Marmalade
Artisan Cheese Making
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Classic Croissants at Home
Sew the Perfect Fit
Quilting Quickly II
Sewing With Silks
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
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
Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress
Quilting Quickly
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Know Your Wool
Designing Modern Quilts
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Micro Torch Basics
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Pant Construction Techniques

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Sashiko Zen Pillow

8 Class Projects

Class: Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
with Natalie Chanin

Class: Perfecting the Pie Crust
with Evan Kleiman

Class: Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
with Natalie Chanin

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