Toledo, OH, USA

Learned to sew at age 10, and learned to embroider at my grandmother's knee. After that I've pretty much had a needle of some sort or other (from knitting, to cross stitch, crochet, quilting and beading) in my hand my entire life. Made tons of clothing for myself and my son and niece when they were small. I'm retired now and concentrating on quilting once again. Thoroughly enjoying the ease of fabric selections with all the precuts ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since April 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Fresh Eyes on Your Cardmaking Supplies
Quilled & Sculpted Cards
Patterned Paper Play
Paper Arts
Cards With Dimension
Next Steps in Crochet
Modern Irish Freeform Crochet
Fantastic Finishes: Edgings & Borders
Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery Essentials
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Machine Embroidered Classics
Goldwork Embroidery
Quilted Kaleidoscopes
Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Stitch Savvy: Creative Machine Embellishments
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Cooking Mistakes
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Bead Embroidery
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Embroidering With Ribbon
Paper-Pieced Stars
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Mastering Foundation Crochet Stitches
Amigurumi: Design Your Own Monster
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Joining Crochet Motifs
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Improve Your Crochet
Amazing Crochet Textures
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Shuttle Tatting
Seaming Handknits
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Design Your Own Cowl
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Luminous Lone Star
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
The Twisted Irish Chain
Mastering Lace Shawls
Explorations In Cables
Improve Your Knitting
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Wee Ones
Entrelac Knitting
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Flying Fat Quarters
Playful Piecing Techniques
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Precision Piecing
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Linear Landscape Quilts
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Designing Modern Quilts
Creative Quilt Backs
Re-Piecing the Past
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Scrap Quilting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Machine Quilting
Quilting Quickly II
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Playing with Curves
Simple Fresh Quilts
Quilting Quickly
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Strip Your Stash
Crazy Quilts
Know Your Wool
Pieced Hexies
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Creative Cabled Necklines
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Chain of Stars Mystery Quilt
Hand Quilting
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Short Rows
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

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