TeacherI quit my job as a law professor and turned my love of creating into a full-time gig. Living on an organic farm I get to grow food, make quilts and sew clothes while sharing my knowledge and creative passion with my kids and the world. View Profile
- Total Time 1 hr, 54 min
- Lessons 15
- Attachments 72
- Exercises 47
15 Lessons in This Course
4 minFREECrafts lesson 1Free3 CQ
Are you a quilting enthusiast looking for a practical, DIY kitchen accessory? In this lesson learn how to make an insulated pot holder that doubles as a trivet.
9 minCrafts lesson 25 CQ
Want to save money, save paper, and save the environment? Create these fashionable and crafty reusable paper towels out of old towels and fabric scraps!
4 minCrafts lesson 33 CQ
Pack a lunch that packs a punch using these reusable snack bags! With just basic stitches, make a sandwich bag that is washable and environmentally friendly.
13 minCrafts lesson 47 CQ
Store your stuff with style! Stitch your very own quilted zipper pouch with boxy corners - easy to make and perfect to use as a pencil case or make-up bag.
5 minCrafts lesson 53 CQ
Want to show off both your cooking and sewing skills at the next potluck? In this lesson, learn how to make your own insulated casserole dish carrier.
8 minCrafts lesson 65 CQ
Tired of dropping money on body washes, dispensers, and bar soaps? This lesson shows you how to make soap from scratch using several oils and active lye.
14 minCrafts lesson 78 CQ
A handmade fabric basket is a great way to add a bit of color into any room. This lesson shows you how to stitch and shape your own using a sewing machine.
5 minCrafts lesson 83 CQ
Need affordable labels for your handmade designs? Learn how to make customized fabric labels in minutes with an ink jet printer and a few household supplies.
7 minCrafts lesson 94 CQ
Do you want to sew a custom pillow case to accent the colors in your home? Get your fabric, thread, and sewing machine, because Crafty Gemini will show you how!
5 minClothes Making lesson 103 CQ
Drowning in old dress shirts? Why not repurpose them? Learn how to turn a plain dress shirt into a cute half apron with some simple cutting and stitching.
5 minCrafts lesson 113 CQ
A sewing machine cover is great for protecting your favorite crafting tool from collecting dust. Learn how to make one that fits snugly to your machine.
5 minCrafts lesson 123 CQ
Do you need to iron on the go? This lesson from the Crafty Gemini shows you how to make a DIY travel-sized ironing board—no sewing required.
8 minCrafts lesson 135 CQ
Are you looking for another use for your sewing skills? Learn how to use a digital fabric cutter and sewing machine to create your own fabric bookmark.
8 minCrafts lesson 145 CQ
Can’t find a laptop bag you like? Make your own! Learn how to take measurements, make a sewing pattern, and sew your own quilted laptop case!
7 minCrafts lesson 154 CQ
Do you have a stash of colorful fabric scraps with nowhere to go? In this lesson, Crafty Gemini uses leftover fabric to make a mug rug with a cute appliqué.
15113 min15-part Crafts course64 CQ
Have you always wanted to wear your own DIY creations? In this course, Crafty Gemini demonstrates simple sewing and craft techniques to make an assortment of wearable designs with basic supplies.
18103 min18-part Crafts course61 CQ
Ever wanted to create your own homemade quilt? In this series, Crafty Gemini teaches the straightforward steps to create 12 colorful quilt blocks and putting them all together for stunning results!
21158 min21-part Crafts course91 CQ
In this series, flex your DIY skills to create play mats, pajamas, seasonal gifts, and more for the little ones in your life! All you need is a sewing machine and basic craft and sewing supplies.
314 min3-part Crafts course9 CQ
Add some bold, minimalist style to your home with this modern quilt project from Crafty Gemini. Forget the florals: this “Keys Afloat” quilt pattern is simple, colorful, and ultra modern!
448 min4-part Crafts course26 CQ
Create a traditional quilt using modern techniques! In this four-lesson quilt-along course from Crafty Gemini, assemble a simplified Victorian quilt pattern from start to finish and get binding tips.
10121 min10-part Crafts course67 CQ
Stamping is a highly versatile and applicable craft—and it’s a bunch of fun, too! In this arts and crafts course, Fabulously Artsy presents expert stamping techniques for awesome custom designs.
1248 min12-part Crafts course30 CQ
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.with uBloom
We’re not all florists, but with the help of uBloom’s J Schwanke, you can learn to make beautiful (and easy!) floral arrangements. This fun DIY course teaches how to arrange flower centerpieces and accents using props, ribbons, non-traditional vases, and more. With lessons ranging from rose bouquets, to calla lily arrangements and hydrangeas - you’ll be sure to find a look for any occasion. Throughout the course, you’ll also learn professional tips for helping your flowers stay beautiful longer.
659 min6-part Crafts course32 CQ
Combine resin and alcohol inks to make the most amazing 3d art pieces. The class covers all the basics for working with resin and is suitable for complete beginners.
1371 min13-part Crafts course42 CQ
In this comprehensive course for modelers and model kit hobbyists that want to discover more about paint effects, review the entire model painting and weathering process—from start to finish.
12166 min12-part Crafts course89 CQ
Learn how to use stamps and inks for card making in this paper crafts course! Explore stamps, papers, ink types, and tools, and discover how to craft custom cards with a range of craft techniques.
7138 min7-part Clothes Making course73 CQ
Making your own clothes isn’t as difficult as it sounds. Follow along as Mimi G—fashion designer and style blogger—shows you how to put together a cute DIY skirt from start to finish.
10119 min10-part Clothes Making course63 CQ
Hate it when you find the perfect dress, but it just doesn't fit? In this comprehensive DIY sewing course, Professor Pincushion shows you how to make your own fitted bodice to complement a homemade skirt. Learn which measurements to take, how to draft the basic bodice block and pattern, and, finally, sew the garment together for a professional look. Your creativity and handiwork will be rewarded with a statement dress.with Professor Pincushion
Hate it when you find the perfect dress, but it just doesn't fit? In this comprehensive DIY sewing course, Professor Pincushion shows you how to make your own fitted bodice to complement a homemade skirt. Learn which measurements to take, how to draft the basic bodice block and pattern, and, finally, sew the garment together for a professional look. Your creativity and handiwork will be rewarded with a statement dress.
21172 min21-part Crafts course95 CQ
Appliqué, the process of sewing small fabric pieces onto a background, is an exciting way to explore textiles. In this course, learn about fusible web appliqué and construct a floral hanging quilt.
19233 min19-part Clothes Making course126 CQ
Discover how to design and sew a perfect little black dress that is customized to your own body's measurements in this pattern drafting and sewing course from Sure Fit Designs.
653 min6-part Clothes Making course30 CQ
In this sewing course, seamstress Izzy Meimsaab demonstrates how to make a flattering peplum tunic step-by-step, from drafting the pattern to sewing the tunic into a ready-to-wear piece.