Alexandria, VA

I love to sew....the first time I held a needle and thread I was three years old (my mom gave me the needle and thread and a scrap of blue velvet to keep me busy so she could continue working on my Christmas dress) and have been smitten with textiles ever since. I have been sewing now for about 48 years, I love to learn new techniques and experiment with new textiles and products. I have spent many years overseas, I have had the opportunity to ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Sew Sturdy: The Ultimate Travel Bag
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Getting Started With Upholstery
How to Make Doll Clothes
Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure
Sewing Notions Workshop
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Sewing Mistakes: What Can Go Wrong & How to Make It Right
Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Sewing With Oilcloth
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quilt
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know
Sew Sturdy: Home Organizers
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Playful Piecing Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Know Your Wool
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Machine Embroidered Classics
Shuttle Tatting
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Strip Your Stash
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Creative Quilt Backs
Sewing Texture
The Couture Dress
Machine Quilting
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly
Simple Fresh Quilts
Design & Sew an A-Line Skirt
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Designing Modern Quilts
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Sewing Custom Valances
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
The Ultimate T-Shirt Quilt
Basics of Digital Photography
Underneath It All
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops: