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Salford, Manchester, UK

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Although I had little formal tuition, probably due to the fact that needlework teaching at school was minimal, I have been making things all my life. This started off with terrible clothing for my teddy bear, followed by terrible clothing for my friends (a purple stripey tie I knitted for a friend when I was about 7, he wore it constantly!!!) I later progressed to making terrible clothing for myself (a hideous pink floral "tent dress", made ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Improve Your Crochet
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Decorative Seams
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Adjust the Bust
Pant Construction Techniques
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Transform Your Garden Design
Design Your Own Handbag
Artisan Bread Making
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Couture Finishing Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Homemade Italian Pasta
Making Leather Bags
Fashion Draping: Bias Design
Sewing on the Edge
Creative Serging
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Amazing Crochet Textures
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Professional Family Portraits
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Complete Knife Skills
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Sewing Designer Jeans
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Sewing on the Bias
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Perfect Pizza at Home
How to Teach It
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Sewing Fashion Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Fashion Draping
Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric
Sew the Perfect Fit
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sweetheart Shawls
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Sewing With Silks
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Beginner Serging
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Curvy Knits
Curvy Crochet
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Jewelry Workshop
Pant Fitting Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt

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