I made my first quilt, a rag quilt, for my newborn great niece in the summer of 2011 - under a friend's tutelage and using her machine. I enjoyed it, but that was the end of my sewing until May of 2012 when I finally got my own machine. Since then I've been sewing non-stop! I am mostly doing quilting but I'm trying to learn more about garment sewing too. I have developed quite a passion (or is that obsession?) for doing free motion quilting ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Free-Motion Quilting Essentials
You Can Quilt It! Strategies for Custom Quilting
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Small Machine, Big Quilts, Better Results
Hitting the Mark: Perfect Quilting Every Time
Exploring Natural Machine-Quilting Motifs
The Baker's Guide to French Breads
Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Linear Landscape Quilts
Cooking Mistakes
Pattern-Free Quiltmaking
Draw Better Portraits
Magical Blocks: Out of the Box
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Finishing School: Better Borders
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Mastering Lace Shawls
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
Diamond Quilt Designs
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Transform Your Garden Design
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting
Spectacular Stamping
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Flawless Finishing
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Amazing Crochet Textures
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Machine Quilting the Home Sweet Home Quilt
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design
Free-Motion Quilting With Feathers
Start Free-Motion Quilting
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Machine Quilting Wholecloth Quilts
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Complete Knife Skills
Beginner Serging
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Sewing Designer Jeans
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Sew Better, Sew Faster
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing With Knits
Sew the Perfect Fit
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Continuous Line Quilting
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Machine Quilting with Templates
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Color Play for Quilters
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Stitch & Slash
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Art Quilting 101
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Basic Fondant Techniques
Playing with Curves
The Couture Dress
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Fast-Track Fitting
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Sewing Texture
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Design It, Quilt It
The Hand-Painted Cake
Classic Croissants at Home
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Creative Cabled Necklines
Re-Piecing the Past
Sewing Studio
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Designing Modern Quilts
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Help! How Do I Quilt It?
Artisan Bread Making
Four Simple Fabrics, One Amazing Quilt
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

85 Class Projects

Class: Big Techniques from Small Scraps
with Sarah Fielke

Class: Exploring Natural Machine-Quilting Motifs
with Linda Bratten

Class: Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
with Peggy Martin

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