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:

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
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Getting Started With Upholstery
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
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
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
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
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Flawless Finishing
Scrap Quilting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Quilting Quickly
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
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
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Underneath It All
Quilt-As-You-Go Patchwork Bags
Homemade Italian Pasta
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
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
Decorative Seams
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Design Your Own Handbag
Basic Fondant Techniques
Fast-Track Fitting
Making Leather Bags
Sewing Fashion Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Creative Serging
Fashion Draping
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Sew the Perfect Fit
Short Rows
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
The Couture Dress
Knit Lab
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Know Your Wool
Sewing Studio
Beginner Serging
Sewing With Knits
Micro Torch Basics
Pant Fitting Techniques
Pant Construction Techniques
Modern Buttercream

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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