I was nurtured in a creative environment with a craftsy mother and a grandmother who helped run the family farm. My first sewing experience involved clothing and accessories for 1960's Barbie and Madge/Midge dolls. I continued with sewing through 4-H, high school home-ec, and thrived in an Experimental Clothing Design class at Michigan State University. I've continued to take workshops, read books, view videos, and attend quilt shows and ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Draw Better Portraits
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Making Leather Bags
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Transform Your Garden Design
Flawless Finishing
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Professional Family Portraits
Basic Fondant Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Machine Embroidered Classics
Design Your Own Handbag
Complete Knife Skills
The Couture Dress
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Strip Your Stash
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Beginner Serging
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Modern Buttercream
Creative Quilt Backs
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Quick-Strip Paper Piecing
Quilting Quickly II
Quilting Quickly
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Know Your Wool
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Project Upcycle
Color Play for Quilters
Jewelry Workshop
Stitch & Slash
Micro Torch Basics
The Hand-Painted Cake
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Amazing Appliqué
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing