Lancashire, UK

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I have been knitting and sewing for as long as I can remember. My mother was a seamstress and I was always fascinated when she was sewing. I taught myself crochet and embroidery in my early twenties and spent much time drawing and painting but, as the demands of work, running a home and caring for my six children took over, much of this has been put on the back-burner. I've recently decided to start my own business doing something I actually ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since May 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Jacket Fitting Techniques
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
Modern Jacket Techniques
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Adjust the Bust
Machine Embroidered Classics
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Transform Your Garden Design
Spectacular Stamping
Flawless Finishing
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
Amazing Crochet Textures
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Basic Fondant Techniques
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Kids Romper Revamp
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Complete Knife Skills
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Underneath It All
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Decorative Seams
Making Leather Bags
Sewing Texture
Shuttle Tatting
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Project Upcycle
The Costume Box
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Hand-Painted Cake
Micro Torch Basics
Creative Quilt Backs
Know Your Wool
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Knits
Modern Buttercream
Short Rows
The Couture Dress
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt