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Posts Tagged ‘craftsy classes’

Amy Herzog’s Sweater Modifications Class

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

I took Amy’s Knit to Flatter class last summer, and this year I watched her new class. I bought the associated book last year and made a very nice, well-fitting sweater. I bought several sweaters’ worth of yarn and spent quite a bit of time dithering over the pattern/ yarn matchmaking before I gave up […]

Craftsy Class #10: Sewing Lingerie

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

I had planned on finishing up my summer classes before Labor Day, naturally, but Craftsy was offering one class free, so I am going to complete an even 10. This class uses Vogue 8888, which includes French knickers, a gown or slip, a camisole, and a robe. I also recently got this OOP HotPatterns gown […]

Craftsy Class #9: Sewing Panties

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Why make your own panties? Well, this class goes with Beverly Johnson’s bra-making class, which I really enjoyed, and it was offered to me for half price, so what the heck? Also, I can make a set — Johnson suggests three pairs of panties to match each bra. If you have special fitting needs, this […]

Craftsy Class #8: Handmade Sourdough

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The teacher of this class is a bit goofy. He uses words like “shaboom” and “skosh” without irony and talks a lot about bringing good energy and positive attitude to your bread. If you sullenly slap it around, it’s not going to be the angelic item you want. He brings a lot of special details […]

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