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:

Underneath It All
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Modern Jacket Techniques
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Cook Smarter: Solutions for Weeknight Dinners
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Vegetable Know-How
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
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
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
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
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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