My father bought me a Singer sewing machine for my birthday when I was 12 but I never took sewing lessons, I was just sewing on scraps of fabric. Since I was raised by my dad I only had to be content with that. I used to watch my aunties helpers sewing with antique treadle singer sewing machines. When I married and had a child, I was itching again to learn all about sewing. I was smitten by a vintage Singer 401 which I really love... I added a ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Mix It!
The Perfect Jeans
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Cooking Mistakes
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Couches & Sofas
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
20 Things to Know Before You Sew
The Secrets of Free-Motion Quilting
Custom Built-In Shelves
Smarter Strip Quilting
Sewing With Oilcloth
Free-Motion Quilting With Lines, Curves & Loops
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
Getting Started With Upholstery
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Simple Soups From Scratch
Spectacular Stamping
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Stabilizer Savvy
Authentic Italian Soups
Healthy Mediterranean Cooking Techniques
Building Flavorful Soups
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Underneath It All
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Flawless Finishing
Scrap Quilting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Quilting Quickly
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Sewing Designer Details With Simplicity
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Sewing on the Edge
Machine Embroidered Classics
Professional Family Portraits
Complete Knife Skills
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Homemade Italian Pasta
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sewing Designer Jeans
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Sewing Fashion Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Knits
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Design Your Own Handbag
Micro Torch Basics
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Decorative Seams
Modern Buttercream
Basic Fondant Techniques
Creative Serging
Fast-Track Fitting
Making Leather Bags
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
The Couture Dress
Knit Lab
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Sew the Perfect Fit
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Perfect Pizza at Home
Fashion Draping
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Short Rows
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Know Your Wool
Sewing Studio
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Sewing With Fleece: Essential Techniques
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers
Sewing Custom Valances
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry

11 Class Projects

Class: The Ultimate T-Shirt
with Marcy & Katherine Tilton

Class: The Ultimate T-Shirt
with Marcy & Katherine Tilton

Class: Sew the Perfect Fit
with Lynda Maynard

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