Talkeetna, Alaska

I'm a nurse, gardener, horsewoman, seamstress. I've been sewing for almost 50 years, learning when sewing and home ec was still taught in schools. I've made all kinds of things; garments, tailoring, dresses, quilts, outdoor gear, toys, etc. Love to sew. I love Craftsy classes! I'm about 75 miles from the nearest quilt shop and classes, so the online format is perfect for me. I'm always looking forward to new classes here. So far, ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sew to Flatter: Plan Your Best Wardrobe
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Wild Quilting: Creative Free-Motion Combinations
The Artful T-Shirt
Top Techniques for Big Quilts
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Draw Better Portraits
The Free-Motion Effect: Designing Custom Quilting
Painting Trees in Acrylic
2015 Summer Block of the Month
The Perfect Jeans
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Essential Guide to Lightroom
The Essential Guide to Photoshop
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Homemade Italian Pasta
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Basics of Digital Photography
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Cooking the Perfect Steak
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Transform Your Garden Design
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
The Art of Stir-Frying
Perfecting the Pie Crust
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Photographing Birds in the Wild
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Underneath It All
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Classic Croissants at Home
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Commercial Photography: Taking Product Photos That Sell
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Professional Family Portraits
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sewing Designer Jeans
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Creative Serging
Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Landscape Photography: Shooting From Dawn to Dusk
Continuous Line Quilting
Fast-Track Fitting
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Color Play for Quilters
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Creative Quilt Backs
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Thread Art
Artisan Bread Making
Know Your Wool
Re-Piecing the Past
Shoot It!
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Artisan Cheese Making
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Stitch & Slash
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Scrap Quilting
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Art Quilting 101
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Hats Four Ways
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Shooting Intimate Landscapes
Playing with Curves
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Micro Torch Basics
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Sew Better, Sew Faster
How to Teach It
Sewing Fashion Knits
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Fashion Draping
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Sewing With Silks
Sew the Perfect Fit
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Perfect Pizza at Home
Paper Arts
Fab Felt Holiday Crafts
Designing Modern Quilts
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Design It, Quilt It
Building Flavorful Soups
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Painting Wildlife: Acrylic & Mixed Media
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Charm Pack Tote

17 Class Projects

Class: Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
with Peggy Martin

Class: Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
with Leah Day

Class: Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
with Leah Day

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