CLASSES

CLASSES

I love to teach! I’m proud to be part of the long history of women teaching handcrafts to other women. I’ve been sewing since I was 7, and quilting for over 30 years, so I know a few tips and tricks!

I’m a relaxed and encouraging teacher, and love helping people grow their skills to make cool things.

I currently teach live via ZOOM, and I keep the classes small to make sure I can give everyone plenty of help and attention.

One of the huge benefits of ZOOM classes is that you get to be comfy in your own space, using all your own tools; no schlepping that machine out of the house or sitting in uncomfortable chairs! You also get to take classes from teachers all over the world without needing to buy a plane ticket!

Classes are listed in the Shop, and they’re always announced to the Inner Circle via my newsletter before they are promoted anywhere else – so make sure you’re signed up! There’s a spot to sign up in the footer at the bottom of this page.

I’m also currently working on some recorded classes for you to enjoy at your own speed, and will be announcing those in the newsletter, too.

If there’s a specific class you’d like me to run, please get in touch!

I’m happy to put together a private session just for you and your friends, and make it work for your time zone. Just get in touch and we’ll work something out.

Classes are listed in the Shop, and they’re always announced to the Inner Circle via my newsletter before they are promoted anywhere else – so make sure you’re signed up! There’s a spot to sign up in the footer at the bottom of this page.

I’m also currently working on some recorded classes for you to enjoy at your own speed, and will be announcing those in the newsletter, too.

If there’s a specific class you’d like me to run, please get in touch!

I’m happy to put together a private session just for you and your friends, and make it work for your time zone. Just get in touch and we’ll work something out.

My Teaching Philosophy:

I believe everyone has innate artistic talent, and it’s an honor to help you find, explore, and enjoy yours.

  • I love teaching, especially sharing the building-block skills for quilting. When you get the basics figured out, everything becomes more fun!
  • I’m supportive and encouraging, and like to make sure we spend time laughing as we learn. Life is stressful enough without adding more in a quilting class!
  • I’m good at finding different ways to explain things so different learning styles can be supported.
  • I don’t keep secrets. I will always tell you everything you need to know to make your project.
  • I always encourage, never discourage. I might suggest, but I seldom insist… unless you leave a blade open!
  • Your quilt is *your* art, and you get to make it your way!
  • I won’t sew or cut on your project without your permission.
  • I rip and iron for my students (in person) and always bring the chocolate.
  • My best teaching compliment: “Sam explains everything simply so everyone comprehends. She’s funny, too!”