Lancashire, UK

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:

Sewing Corsets: Essential Techniques
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Shirtmaking Details
Patternmaking Essentials: The Tailored Jacket
Baking With the Gluten-Free Girl
Heirloom Sewing
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Realistic Watercolors Step by Step
Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
The Ultimate Guide to Drawing Hands
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
Picture Book Illustration
Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects
Essential Guide to Tailoring
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Draw Better Portraits
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
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Basic Fondant Techniques
Amazing Crochet Textures
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Kids Romper Revamp
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
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
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Shuttle Tatting
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Project Upcycle
The Costume Box
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Knits
Modern Buttercream
Short Rows
The Couture Dress
Pant Fitting Techniques
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques
Making Leather Bags
Decorative Seams
Sewing Texture
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
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
Cooking Mistakes
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction