Ohio, United States

I come from a long line of women who loved needlework. My grandmother was an excellent crocheter and embroiderer. Having 3 girls, my mom sewed out of necessity. However, she birthed "the sewing bug" in me as we call it. She made 3 piece wool lined, plaid suits for each of us in just a few weeks to wear to homecoming. They were awesome. Another Auntie (Jan) taught me to knit. My sisters used to go to Aunt Jan's for a week at a time ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Creative Weaving Techniques on the Rigid Heddle Loom
Simply Stunning Scarves
Patternmaking Essentials: The Tailored Jacket
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Sewing Designer Jeans
The Perfect Jeans
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Pant Fitting Techniques
Button Bands & Buttonholes
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Rigid Heddle Weaving
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Hand Quilting
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Shuttle Tatting
Fast-Track Fitting
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Designing Details: Pockets
Crazy Quilts
Underneath It All
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sewing on the Edge
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Adjust the Bust
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Color Play for Quilters
Precision Piecing
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Knit to Flatter
Modern Buttercream
Know Your Wool
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Short Rows
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
The Couture Dress
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Machine Quilting
Fit Your Knits
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Sewing on the Bias
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Sew the Perfect Fit
How to Teach It
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Sewing With Silks
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Floor Loom Weaving
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen