Petunia95

Buffalo, NY

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I retired about 4 years ago and was looking forward to keeping the spotless, organized house I always dreamed of. One of the many projects on my retirement to do list was hemming store bought window treatments I had hanging in our master bedroom. I went to use a rather old sewing machine I hadn't used in years and became really frustrated trying to adjust the tension. I visited East Aurora (NY) Sewing Center to check out the new machines. I ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since March 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Custom Yoke Sweater
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Machine Embroidered Classics
Complete Knife Skills
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
French Pastry Shop Classics
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Blocking Handknits
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Improve Your Knitting
Sweater Surgery
My First Sweater
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sewing Designer Jeans
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
Underneath It All
Designing Details: Pockets
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Playing with Curves
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Sewing on the Edge
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Designing Modern Quilts
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Decorative Seams
Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing
Fast-Track Fitting
Adjust the Bust
Sewing on the Bias
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts
Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs
Making Leather Bags
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 2
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Free Motion Fillers, Vol. 1
Creative Serging
Sewing Fashion Knits
Micro Torch Basics
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Machine-Finished Hand Applique
Art Quilting 101
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Sewing With Silks
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sew the Perfect Fit
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sewing Custom Valances
Traditional Blocks Made Simple
Design Your Own Handbag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Know Your Wool
Creative Quilt Backs
Modern Buttercream
Pant Fitting Techniques
Beginner Serging
Design It, Quilt It
Sewing With Knits
The Machine Embroidered Quilt
Short Rows
Shoot It!
Epoxy Clay Artistry
Jam & Marmalade
Sassy Librarian Blouse
Stitch & Slash
Sewing Texture
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Jean-ius!
The Couture Dress
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Stupendous Stitching
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Machine Quilting
Hats Four Ways
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly II
Knit Lab
Quilting Quickly
Machine Quilting with Templates
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Inspired Modern Quilts: 7 Small Projects With Big Style
Thread Art
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Pant Construction Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch