Ellyn Heymann

Virginia, USA

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I live in northern Virginia with my husband of 27 years and my three wonderful daughters. I have been sewing since I was a girl, inspired by my mother's fearlessness of fabrics with her old singer machine. I used to sew my own clothes for my career as a CPA. Then, when my girls were school age, I graduated to costume design (and teaching sewing) for the endless school functions and our much loved dress up box. I really enjoyed making doll ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since March 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Classic Tailored Shirt
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Strip Your Stash
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Modern Jacket Techniques
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Design It, Quilt It
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Couture Finishing Techniques
Basics of Digital Photography
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Designing Details: Pockets
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Foundations of Double Knitting
Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Complete Knife Skills
The Costume Box
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Continuous Line Quilting
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Underneath It All
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Fast-Track Fitting
Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Machine Embroidered Classics
Professional Family Portraits
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Beginner Serging
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing With Silks
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Sewing on the Edge
Sewing With Knits
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Making Leather Bags
Mastering Zipper Techniques
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Short Rows
Know Your Wool
Modern Buttercream
Creative Quilt Backs
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Classic Croissants at Home
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
How to Teach It
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Creative Serging
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Decorative Seams
Design Your Own Handbag
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Knit Lab
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Sewing Texture
Tunisian Crochet
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Stupendous Stitching

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

3 Class Projects

Class: Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
with Leah Day

Class: Making Leather Bags
with Don Morin

Class: Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
with Carol Doak

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