Melbourne, Australia

I began sewing when I was 15 years old. I made newspaper pattern from a favourite batik skirt, and sewed it up on my grandmother's treadle machine. After that, I just kept sewing. I bought a Husqvarna Pratica in 1974, and and sewed on that over the years. This year (2013), I finally upgraded, and bought myself a Husqvarna Opal 670, and a Brother Lock 3034D. I also enjoy hand sewing, and in more recent years, quilting, and making handbags. I blog ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since September 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Shirts & Tops
The Artful T-Shirt
Fine Dressmaking
Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques
Essential Guide to Tailoring: Construction
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Wool
Shirtmaking Details
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Lace
20 Essential Techniques for Better Bags
Sewing Notions Workshop
Essential Guide to Tailoring
Mastering Construction: Facings & Linings
Patternmaking + Design: The Pants Sloper
Mastering Construction: Zippers & Waistbands
Patternmaking Classics: The Wrap Dress
Mastering Construction: Foundation Techniques
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Couture Finishing Techniques
Inside Vogue Patterns: Badgley Mischka V1399
Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Sewing With Silks
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Adjust the Bust
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
Inside Vogue Patterns: Coatmaking Techniques V9040
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing on the Edge
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
The Perfect Wrap Knit Dress
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Designing Details: Pockets
Underneath It All
Sewing Designer Jeans
Mastering Zipper Techniques
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Beginner Serging
Creative Serging
Creative Quilt Backs
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Making Leather Bags
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sew the Perfect Fit
Design Your Own Handbag
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Fashion Draping
The Couture Dress
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Sewing Fashion Knits
Sassy Librarian Blouse
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Fabric Know-How
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: The Jacket
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Pant Construction Techniques: In the Details
Modern Jacket Techniques
Sewing Knits That Fit
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Like a Designer: Fashion Details
Patternmaking for Knits: Essential Slopers

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Class: Mastering Zipper Techniques
with Sunni Standing

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