Provo, Utah

I am an artist, educator, and researcher. I teach art education and qualitative research methods at the university level. I began making clothing (altering it mostly) in high school when I couldn't find clothing that I liked (usually due to fit). Later, I got into making clothing for my family, and more recently myself. I am very interested in the social psychology of dress as well as the pedagogical value of clothing and clothing construction. ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since April 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Mastering Construction: Collars & Closures
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Couches & Sofas
Sewing Notions Workshop
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Patternmaking Classics: The Wrap Dress
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Blocking Handknits
Resin Sculpting & Casting Techniques
Freeform Crochet
Professional Slipcovering Techniques
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Improve Your Knitting
Lightroom Essentials: The Develop Module
Mexican Comfort Food
Custom Yoke Sweater
Big Bowls
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Wire Weaving Bracelets: Basics & Beyond
Stunning Circle Quilt
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cooking Mistakes
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Custom Cabled Pullovers
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Knit Lab: In the Round
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
New Twists in Cables: Fingerless Mittens
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Flawless Finishing
Spectacular Stamping
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Torch-Fired Enameling: The Immersion Method
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Simply Stunning Scarves
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Miniature French Desserts
Draw Better Portraits
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Transform Your Garden Design
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Couture Finishing Techniques
Modern Jacket Techniques
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Sew Better Bags: The Weekend Duffel
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
How to Teach It
Bead Stitching: Shaped Peyote
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Metalsmithing at Home
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Sewing Texture
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Knit Lab
Amazing Crochet Textures
French Pastry Shop Classics
Complete Knife Skills
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Shuttle Tatting
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Stupendous Stitching
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Rigid Heddle Weaving
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Homemade Italian Pasta
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Sewing Designer Jeans
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Bead & Tapestry Cuffs
Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay
Knit Sock Workshop
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
Playing with Curves
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Designing Details: Pockets
The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Making Leather Bags
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Sewing on the Edge
Sugar Berries, Leaves & Blossoms
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sewing Studio
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Adjust the Bust
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Project Upcycle
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sewing With Silks
Underneath It All
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Cheese Making
Artisan Bread Making
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Pant Construction Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Fitting Techniques
Fabric Patterning with Wax Resist
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing With Knits
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
The Couture Dress
Machine Quilting
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Hand Quilting
Basic Fondant Techniques
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sewing on the Bias
Fast-Track Fitting
Design Your Own Handbag
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Sew the Perfect Fit
Fashion Draping
Jam & Marmalade
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Free-Motion Machine Embroidery
Decorative Seams
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Ins & Outs of Grafting
The Hand-Painted Cake
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Creative Cabled Necklines
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Micro Torch Basics
Modern Buttercream
Beginner Serging
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Jewelry Workshop
Stitch & Slash
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
The Art of Stir-Frying
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Getting Started With Upholstery
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
The Perfect Connection: Rivets & Hinges
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Essential Short Row Techniques
Handknit Garment Design
Explorations In Cables
The Fair Isle Vest
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Spinning Dyed Fibers

12 Class Projects

Class: Perfecting the Pie Crust
with Evan Kleiman

Class: Artisan Bread Making
with Peter Reinhart

Class: Artisan Bread Making
with Peter Reinhart

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