How to Teach It

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10 HD Video Lessons

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Mastery

Instructor

Gwen Bortner

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Gwen Bortner is the author of Entrée to Entrelac, and a popular teacher and designer. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You can find Gwen's patterns, books, classes and thoughts on life on her website, Knitability, and her blog, The Same Stitch. When she's not on the road, she lives with her husband Arlis in Le Grand, Calif., in a farmhouse built in 1902 by her great-grandfather. View profile »

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How to Teach It

How to Teach It

with Gwen Bortner

Turn your crafting passion into a profession with Gwen Bortner’s comprehensive approach to teaching craft classes.

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Whether you’re a quilter looking to build your stash with a little extra cash or an established professional crafter hoping to teach at international conventions, this class will help polish your pedagogical approach. 

You’ll learn how to develop a craft class with your particular audience in mind, establish your class rates and fees, choose a class project and communicate clearly with your students. 

Gwen, a Craft Yarn Council Certified Teacher, also offers valuable tips and techniques on how to market your class and build solid business relationships with craft stores. Her passion for instruction will help guide you through the practical considerations of becoming an instructor on the local, regional and national levels. She also offers advice to retail craft shops wanting to attract more customers by offering in-store crafting classes.

Get schooled on best teaching practices. Enroll in How to Teach It today!

You’ll Learn

  • To develop teaching agreements
  • How to form a strong partnership with local shops
  • Project development techniques
  • To create marketing materials
  • Logistical teaching tips
  • Best classroom practices

$49.99

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