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:

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
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
Hand Quilting
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Rigid Heddle Weaving
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Crazy Quilts
Designing Details: Pockets
Shuttle Tatting
Fast-Track Fitting
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Underneath It All
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Sewing on the Edge
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Adjust the Bust
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Knit to Flatter
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Color Play for Quilters
Precision Piecing
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
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Ins & Outs of Grafting
How to Teach It
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing With Silks
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
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