Saturday, December 17, 2011

Italy Here I Come!

I am thrilled to now be able to share with you that I will be teaching at the Abruzzo School of Creative Art in Italy fro August 22- 29, 2012! I am so honored and happy.  I also applied because it's been a while since I have done something that scares me. I think it is important to keep pushing at my comfort zone.

Locanda dell'Asino d'oro, the school's location, is situated approx. 6 minutes from the ancient city of Sulmona and a couple of minutes from Averil Stuart-Head’s, the CEO, home in Introdacqua, a medieval village. Sulmona is approx. 2 hours east of Rome and is very easy to get to from Fumicino airport. 

I will be teaching "No Time to Quilt: An Artful Approach to Quilt-As-You-Go." It is my own technique. On the first day, we will make journals to learn the technique and provide each student with a unique place to capture not only what happens in class but the entire experience. I'll share some of my journals tomorrow. Then we will begin creating a quilt that represents the Sulmona area.  Check out the school's website for more details.

What have you done lately that has pushed on your comfort zone?


  1. Congratulations, it sounds like it will be an excellent adventure!

  2. Sue! I miss you! Thanks. I am hoping it is an excellent adventure. I'm sure going to try to make it so. Hugs.

  3. This is sooooo exciting!

  4. Congratulations. How exciting for you. I am thinking about applying for 2013, so I want to hear everything about your experience.

  5. How many days would participants be in Abruzzo?
    Martha D.

  6. Martha, It's eight days. Hugs, Karen


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