maleny, australia

I first learnt to embroider at age 4 as was part of my Italian background. I was also taught to knit and crochet and dress make from my mum and relatives. After my second child I discovered spinning wool and found my greatest passion. This lead to dyeing and blending and creating unique yarns and then I discovered lace. I was terrified initially of lace knitting and after I spun some very fine alpaca/merino I let it hang in the wardrobe as it ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

My First Infinity Scarf
Choose Your Own Sweater Adventure
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Essential Short Row Techniques
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Getting Started With Upholstery
New Directions in Lace
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
The Art & Science of Perspective
Underneath It All
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Classic Table Linens
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Fashion Draping
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Miniature French Desserts
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
My First Socks
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
New Directions in Lace: Hats
The Art of Stir-Frying
Love Your Vegetables
Design It, Quilt It
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Lace from the Inside Out
Hand Quilting
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Making Leather Bags
Design Your Own Handbag
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
French Pastry Shop Classics
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Improve Your Knitting
Explorations In Cables
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress
Knit to Flatter
Foundations of Double Knitting
Homemade Italian Pasta
Seaming Handknits
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Jam & Marmalade
Project Upcycle
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Wee Ones
The Fair Isle Vest
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Custom Yoke Sweater
Mastering Cable Design
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Shoot It!
How to Teach It
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Shuttle Tatting
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Handknit Garment Design
Creative Cabled Necklines
Perfect Pizza at Home
Curvy Knits
Curvy Crochet
Classic Croissants at Home
Jewelry Workshop
Rigid Heddle Weaving
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Hats Four Ways
Tunisian Crochet
Pant Construction Techniques
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sweetheart Shawls
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Artisan Bread Making
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Lace Shawl Design
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Modern Piping
Entrelac Knitting
Artisan Cheese Making
Knitting With Beads
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
The Couture Dress
Mastering Lace Shawls
Fit Your Knits
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Knit Sock Workshop

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

Felted Cloche Hat

4 Class Projects

Class: Stitch It With Wool: Crewel Embroidery
with Kristin Nicholas

Class: Heirloom Lace Edgings
with Franklin Habit

Class: Mastering Lace Shawls
with Laura Nelkin

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