The Certification Process
Each teacher was adjudicated and proved competent in the following areas:
Website: clarity and ease of finding hiring information
Pre-class Communication: timely and includes everything needed
Use of Technology: is able to effectively and professionally use Zoom or other platforms to teach live virtual classes
Student Engagement: is able to communicate with and help students during a live virtual course
Teaching modern quilting is one of my passions! Whether it's in one of my live events or on demand classes, I look forward to sharing my passion with you.
Lisa has a passion for sharing my knowledge and teaching and in 2010 she was awarded the Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for Quilting Teachers by the International Quilt Association in Houston USA.
Brandy's content is designed to bring more joy and less overwhelm to quilters in their studio and her dream is to build a thriving community of creative quilters who dive into their studios again and again as their creative reprieve.
Deborah Boschert teaches art quilt collage using layers of fabric, paint and stitching. She encourages students to create original designs and develop their own creative voices.
Ana has been teaching quilting since 1986. From traditional techniques such as Free-motion quilting and New York Beauties blocks to art techniques: monoprinting, fabric dyeing, Paintstiks on Fabric and many more.
She has a passion for sparking the creativity that she knows each of you possess. She transforms cloth into art in her studio and timid spirits into confident creatives in the classroom.
Mel Beach offers a variety of fun and inspirational virtual workshops focused on Free-Motion Quilting, Mark Making on Fabric, and Modern/Improvisational Design.
April Sproule is an artist whose medium is textiles. She has a great love of design and the many ways it can be used to enrich our lives
Robin offers a variety of technique classes from design, machine applique, and paper piecing to hand work and she is delighted to see students learn something new and be creative. "There is no better place to be than in a room full of quilters."
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