December Aurifil Designer of the Month, Sharon Pederson Nine Patch Media

Hi I’m Pat Sloan, the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator.  I’d like to introduce you to our December Aurifil Designer, the powerhouse author, teacher and designer Sharon Pederson!  I’ve had such great fun getting to know Sharon. If you have ever meet her you know what I mean! She is clever and witty and makes me laugh. She also does stunning work with Aurifil thread, like her signature quilt above. I had the opportunity to interview Sharon scroll down to March 15th 2011 and listen on your computer or download to a player! http://toginet.com/podcasts/creativetalkradio/?s=creativetalkradio

Sharon’s project will become a Holiday favorite, and you can even make it for a hostess gift this month… it’s THAT fast!

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a prize of Aurifil thread! Just post a photo of your completed top or a project from the ones given. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running!

Flickr folder –  http://www.flickr.com/groups/2011aurifildesignerofthemonth/

So let’s take a peek into Sharon’s world….

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Can’t afford to hire a ‘Big Name’Teacher ? You can’t afford NOT to! by Sharon Pederson

1. Who’s in the headlines?

One major advantage to hiring a ‘name’ quilter to teach at your store is the im- mediate recognition that your customers will have. His or her name will have appeared in publications, on title pages of their books, on television programs and in social media. Obviously not all will be household names but in many cases your customers will be excited to meet a ‘famous’ teacher.
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