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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:

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
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
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Machine Quilting: Small Changes, Big Variety
Dot-to-Dot Quilting
Transform Your Garden Design
Flawless Finishing
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Design Your Own Handbag
Complete Knife Skills
Making Leather Bags
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Basic Fondant Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
The Couture Dress
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Strip Your Stash
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Project Upcycle
Color Play for Quilters
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Jewelry Workshop
Stitch & Slash
The Hand-Painted Cake
Micro Torch Basics
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 2012
Know Your Wool
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Draw Better Portraits