• International Quilt Festival                   Chicago, IL   |   2008                           Conducted 8-12 hours of education at the Bernina VIP Experience with a group of over 100 consumers


  • Lancaster Heritage Festival             Lancaster, PA  |  2006, 2007, 2008                    Directed education seminars on a variety of innovative projects for national tradeshow consumers


  • Martha Pullen School of Art Fashion Huntsville, AL  | 2007                                     Led and taught 4 days of sewing workshops with a group of international students


  • International Quilt Festival                 Houston, TX   |  2006, 2007                 Conducted education on a variety of innovative projects for international consumers.                                          Provided classroom support and expertise for other national fiber artists



      Tutorials and Projects – Product Testing

  • Stitch, Craft, Create Gifts Magazine | Fall 2013 Issue “Weekend at the Lake Quilt” – How to Create a Quilt


  • Sew Beautiful Magazine | July 2012 Issue “Build a Better Bottom Line” – Article on Hem Lines


  • Martha Pullen School | 2010                     Created projects and wrote instructions for Beginner School Courses


  • Through the Needle Magazine                     Jan. 2006–Jan. 2009 Quarterly Issues               “About Style” – Clothing Tutorials


  • Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine  September 2008   |  “Painted Chic” –       Painting and Embroidery Techniques on Jeans


  • Sewing-Quilting-Embroidery Professional (SQE)Spring 2007                             “Remember in the Dark” – Quilt Tutorial


  • | 2006 – 2009 Published 6 tutorials for Bernina on their educational website

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