Please email me at teach.me@geekybobbin.com if you are interested in having me teach at your event or group!

Upcoming Events

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Workshops

W123 – Say Yes To Y-Seams

$50.00 USD
Wednesday, January 20th 2021 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Pacific

Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: All Levels

Description: Of all the piecing techniques that strike fear into the hearts of quilters, I think that Y-seams are the most misunderstood. Learn to LOVE this versatile technique by making an Intersectional mini quilt. You will learn
•3 ways to landmark where to stop your needle
•How to set up your sewing machine to make Y-seams easier
•How to spin your seam allowances to reduce bulk
Students should be comfortable with their sewing machines. By the end of class, they will have at least 1 row of blocks assembled and have all the skills needed to finish the quilt top!

F125 – Crystalize – Intro To Foundation Paper Piecing

$50.00 USD
Friday, January 22nd 2021 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Pacific

crystalize block by geeky bobbin in Redux by Giucy Giuce

Class Type: Domestic Machine Work

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Learn to make this bold, colourful, modern quilt block using the Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) technique. You will learn:
•How to cut fabric for FPP with minimal waste.
•How to line up, pin, and sew accurately (the first time).
•How to assemble the foundation sections into blocks.
•How to match seams for perfect points.
•Tips for removing papers painlessly.
Class will also include a discussion on fabric selection, favourite tools, and supplies to set you up for success. Students should be comfortable with their sewing machines. By the end of class, they will have several block sections complete and assembled, and have all the skills needed to finish the quilt top in any size!

Lecture

SL06 – Fussy Cut Like A Rocket Surgeon

$20.00 USD
Saturday, January 23rd 20212:30 PM to 3:30 PM Pacific

Description: Learn to make dazzling blocks using large scale prints with precision, genius level cutting and traditional machine stitching. You will learn:
•Proper preparation and pressing for perfect pattern matching
•Why pins are the enemy of precision
•When a quarter inch seam allowance matters (and when to ignore it), and
•How to avoid cutting the wrong part of the print 5 times in a row.
Lecture will include a live demo, as well as discussion on fabric selection, favorite tools, and supplies to set you up for success.

Professional Development Seminar

WPD01 – Social Strategy Success

$34.00 USD
Wednesday, January 20th 2021 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pacific

Description:  Take your online marketing from confused to confident in a couple of hours

This masterclass is for creatives who want to leverage social media to grow their business. By the end of this seminar, you will have a social media strategy and action plan, to help you confidently grow your bottom line in an increasingly digital marketplace.

You’ll learn:
• My proprietary 5-step S.O.L.A.R. System for overcoming online marketing overwhelm
• How to use Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest to attract and connect with your audience.
• Your most important digital asset
• The surprising, most effective digital medium for increasing online sales
• My simple workflow to post to all 5 platforms in a fraction of the time!

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