Sharon Janssen


I have been sewing since the 70s. My mother taught my sisters and me. My four sisters and I shared my mother's Singer sewing machine and an Elna. One of my sisters got me into quilting. I also enjoy embroidery, quilling, and scrapbooking.

Craftsy Member since May 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Smarter Strip Quilting
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Quilting With Rulers on a Home Machine
Bead Embroidery
Embroidering With Ribbon
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Paper Piecing the Quiltworx Dresden Plate
Piece Like a Pro
Next Steps With Your Walking Foot
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Machine Quilting Borders & Backgrounds
Hand Quilting
Colorful Scrap Quilting
Hand Appliqué Made Easy
Playful Textures for Easy Appliqué Quilts
Pain-Free Foundation Piecing
Hitting the Mark: Perfect Quilting Every Time
Learn to Quilt: Custom Table Runner
Introduction to Bargello
Simple Fresh Quilts
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Connect the Blocks: Designing Custom Sashings
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
3 Blocks 30 Quilts
Paper-Pieced Stars
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Continuous Line Quilting
Quilting Quickly
Re-Piecing the Past
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Sensational Square-agonals®
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Strip Your Stash
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Pieced Hexies
Improve Your Quilts: 37 Troubleshooting Techniques
Finishing School: Better Borders
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Quilting Quickly II
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Design It, Quilt It
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Playing with Curves
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Precision Piecing
Flying Fat Quarters
Oh My Stars! Six Pieced Blocks
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Sewing on the Edge
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sew Better, Sew Faster
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sew the Perfect Fit
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
2015 Summer Block of the Month
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Sewing With Knits
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Creative Quilt Backs
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Complete Knife Skills
Professional Family Portraits
Transform Your Garden Design