I started sewing so long ago I can't remember when. I have never been 'brainy' but at our little country school I learnt how to sew. Although at that time I did not like - Miss Smith - I love her now as she taught me well. I do not make too many clothes for myself as I do not have anyone to 'fit' me but I keep busy altering wedding dresses. To see a bride really pleased with her dress is worth every moment of worry altering a store bought ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since June 2015

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Knitting With Beads
Sweetheart Shawls
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Sewing Lingerie
Sewing Bras: Designer Techniques
Adjust the Bust
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Transform Your Garden Design
Beginner Serging
Scrap Quilting
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Sewing With Knits
One Pattern, Many Looks: Blouses
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Perfect Pizza at Home
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Artisan Bread Making
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Fast-Track Fitting
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Underneath It All
Project Upcycle
Mastering Construction: Collars & Closures
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Curvy Knits
Know Your Wool
The Costume Box
Basic Fondant Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Design Your Own Handbag
Paper Arts
Complete Knife Skills
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Vintage-Inspired Veils for the Modern Bride
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Sewing Texture
Getting Started With the Flex Shaft
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Making Leather Bags
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Creative Serging