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 34th 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:

The Custom Cupcake
Cooking With Spices
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker
Vegetable Know-How
Quick & Delicious: Make the Most of Your Blender
Indian Restaurant Favorites: Fresh at Home
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Asian Wrap & Roll
Japanese Classics
Bake Your Own Bagels, Bialys & Pretzels
The Art & Science of Bread
Start Wire Weaving: Cabochon Pendants
Jewelry Design for Bead Artists
Paint Better Portraits From Photographs
Ultimate Free-Motion Feathers
The Artful T-Shirt
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Dimensional Wire-Wrapping Techniques
Essential Wirework Techniques
Creative Wire-Wrapping Techniques
Fundamentals of Photography
Cinnamon Rolls: Classic to Contemporary
The Art of Caramel: Techniques & Treats
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Travel Sketching in Mixed Media
Colored Pencil Essentials
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
Latin American Street Food: Empanadas, Arepas & Tostadas
Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
25 Essential Grilling Techniques
Chinese Takeout Favorites
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
Pâte à Choux Pastries
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Drawing Wild Animals
Pet Portraits
Watercolor Cards Made Simple
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Dynamic Detail in Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Sketching People in Motion
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Wild Cards: 21 Techniques With Favorite Supplies
Mixed Media Drawing
Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil
Design It, Quilt It
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil
On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Amazing Crochet Textures
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Mediterranean Favorites
Machine Embroidered Appliqué
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Cooking Mistakes
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday
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: From Starter to Baked Loaf
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
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
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

18 Class Projects

Class: Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
with Martin Philip

Class: Make the Most of Your Pressure Cooker
with Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarbrough

Class: Sketching People in Motion
with Marc Taro Holmes

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