Sew Hopeful

Clarkston, MI

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I've been sewing on and off most of my life. Ice Skating costumes, Prom Dresses, Regency Ball gowns, Victorian gowns--I just love pretty things to wear and find it even more fun to make my own. I also love drawing and painting, backpacking, RVing, and gardening.

Craftsy Member since April 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Vegetable Gardening
Oil Painting: Sand, Sea & Sky
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Gorgeous Garden Design
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Paint & Palette Essentials
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Sketchbooks
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Painting Realistic Watercolors
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Mixed Media Drawing
The Art & Science of Perspective
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Expressive Figure Drawing
Transform Your Garden Design
Amazing Crochet Textures
Flawless Finishing
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Explorations In Cables
Creative Serging
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Flemish Master Painting Techniques
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Improve Your Knitting
Design Your Own Cowl
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Drawing the Draped Figure
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Big Bowls
Fire Up the Fish
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Love Your Vegetables
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
My First Slip-Stitch Afghan
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Handmade Sourdough
The Art of Stir-Frying
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Pet Portraits
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
The Oil Painter's Handbook
Complete Knife Skills
Professional Family Portraits
French Pastry Shop Classics
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Building Flavorful Soups
Homemade Italian Pasta
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Machine Embroidered Classics
Painting the Nude
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Designing Details: Pockets
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Sewing Designer Jeans
Underneath It All
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Homestyle Pan Sauces
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
The Classic Self-Portrait
Drawn to Painting
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Learning the Lambeth Method
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Drawing Facial Features
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Basic Fondant Techniques
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
The Hand-Painted Cake
Micro Torch Basics
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Beginner Serging
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing With Knits
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Modern Buttercream
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Shuttle Tatting
Jam & Marmalade
Artisan Cheese Making
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Knitting With Beads
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Mastering Lace Shawls
Fit Your Knits
Jewelry Workshop
Exotic Sugar Orchids
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques

1 Class Project

Class: Classic Croissants at Home
with Colette Christian

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