San Jose, California USA

I started to sew, with my Grandmother's help, when I was 10 years old. I learned to crochet in Nursing School in the 1970's because the school felt it was a good stress outlet to knit or crochet. My mother-in-law taught me to do needlepoint and to knit in 1980's. Bonsai design intrigued me and I joined a club in the late 1990's. I caught the quilting bug from Alex Anderson in 2006 while watching Simply Quilts. Beads invaded my house in 2007 when ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

2015 Summer Block of the Month
Embroidering With Ribbon
Beautiful Wirework Jewelry
Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery
Start Machine Quilting
Crazy Quilts
Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Essential Seed Bead Techniques
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Fun Techniques With Fabric Paints
Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Know Your Wool
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Amazing Crochet Textures
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Professional Family Portraits
Machine Embroidered Classics
Complete Knife Skills
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Pieced Hexies
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Snazzy Stitched Portraits
Creative Cabled Necklines
Perfect Pizza at Home
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bead Stitching: Right-Angle Weave
Knit Sock Workshop
Linear Landscape Quilts
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Design It, Quilt It
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Creative Quilt Backs
Pictorial Quilting Techniques
Art Quilting 101
Ins & Outs of Grafting
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Free Motion Quilting a Sampler
Stitch & Slash
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Art of Cloth Dyeing
Short Rows
Stupendous Stitching
Flawless Finishing
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Cooking Mistakes
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Transform Your Garden Design
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Spectacular Stamping
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Fusible Appliqué Secrets
Stunning Succulent Arrangements
Bead Embroidery