Touran

Boulder CO

I'm from a multi-disciplined crafting family, that inspire me to reach beyond my skills and comforts. I cut my first skirt at five (sorry, Mom!) and have sewn since then. I'm a constant knitter and was a professional pastry chef. I've taken silversmithing classes and would love to learn woodworking. If it's hand on, make-something, I'm there. Ooh, I learnt to make make cordage from dried plant material last week. I'm excited to try new ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since March 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
Chinese Takeout Favorites
25 Essential Grilling Techniques
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Professional Finishing for Perfect Crochet
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Classic Crochet Openwork
Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Custom Yoke Sweater
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Fantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders
Twined Knitting
Knit to Flatter
Fabric Know-How
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Know Your Wool
Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Artisan Cheese Making
Spindling
Designing Modern Quilts
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Next Steps in Crochet
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Sewing With Oilcloth
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Lingerie
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Master the Methods
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Drawing Essentials: Inspired By Nature
Artisan Bread Making
One-Dish Meals Made New
Essential Short Row Techniques
Essential Wirework Techniques
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Flavorful Stews From Around the World
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Love Your Vegetables
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Classic Table Linens
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Asian Wrap & Roll
Adjust the Bust
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
The Perfect Jeans
Infinite Cables
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Innovative Openwork Scarves
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Cooking Mistakes
Sewing Designer Jeans
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Modern Jacket Techniques
Adventures in Double-Knitting
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Transform Your Garden Design
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Improve Your Knitting
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Complete Knife Skills
Fashion Draping
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sewing on the Edge
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Joining Crochet Motifs
Machine Embroidered Classics
Making Leather Bags
Beginner Serging
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Sewing on the Bias
Underneath It All
Sew the Perfect Fit
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Creative Serging
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Classic Croissants at Home
Homemade Italian Pasta
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Micro Torch Basics
Short Rows
Creative Quilt Backs
Rigid Heddle Weaving
The Couture Dress
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Perfect Pizza at Home
Shuttle Tatting
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Scrap Quilting
Modern Buttercream
Sewing Fashion Knits
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Pant Construction Techniques
Machine Quilting
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
The Fair Isle Vest
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sewing With Silks
Creative Cabled Necklines
Handknit Garment Design
Jewelry Workshop
Lace Shawl Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Metalsmithing at Home
Shoot It!
Stashbusting
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Stunning Circle Quilt
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Stupendous Stitching
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More
Custom-Fit Tunisian Crochet
Simply Stunning Scarves
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Bead Embroidery
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
My First Socks
Entrelac Knitting
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Explorations In Cables
Amazing Crochet Textures
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Flawless Finishing
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Improve Your Crochet
Basics of Digital Photography
The Extended Harvest
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Hand Quilting
Woodworking Essentials: Benches & Boxes
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Couture Finishing Techniques
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Mexican Comfort Food

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

2 Class Projects

Class: Brioche Knitting Made Easy
with Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark

Class: Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
with Linda Permann

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