Valerie S

Mount Shasta, Ca

I am wife, mother, and grandmother who has never met a craft I didn't love. My biggest problem has been narrowing down my interests. Right now I am quilting, but before I got my new machine I mostly crocheted and knitted when not doing my digital painting. I also was a cake baker and decorator in our family bakery. I raised and home schooled my 3 children and now that the youngest has flown the coop, I have more time to get back to my crafting. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since March 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Stupendous Stitching
Art Quilting 101
2015 Summer Block of the Month
New Directions in Tumbling Blocks
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Linear Landscape Quilts
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Embroidering With Ribbon
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Draw Better Portraits
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Basics of Digital Photography
Quick & Easy Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Strip Your Stash
Beginner Serging
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Basic Fondant Techniques
Professional Family Portraits
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Shooting Intimate Landscapes
Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling
Landscape Photography: Shooting From Dawn to Dusk
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Designing Modern Quilts
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
Stitch & Slash
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Perfect Pizza at Home
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Hand-Painted Cake
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Amazing Appliqué
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery