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National Teacher - 2019

Linda M. Poole

When I was a little girl, I had an insatiable desire to make things. Luckily, I come from a family that understood me all too well. My roots have been firmly planted by a talented, loving, generous European family that always put family first and strongly encouraged freedom of artistic expression. I have inherited the good fortune of learning from generations of artists, silversmiths, sculptors, poets, weavers, stained-glass artisans, and writers.


My whole life has always revolved around photography, writing, painting, and sewing. These interests have fueled my passion for travel, teaching, and sharing my experiences with people around the world. I have taught throughout the USA, the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, and Italy. I believe language is never a barrier in the translation of quilts.

Linda will be hosting 2 workshops featuring her painted applique technique.   Classes will be held  at the Batavia First United  Methodist Church, 8221 Lewiston Rd, Batavia, from 9 - 3:30 both days.  Class fee is $55 for members and $60 for non-members. 

Thursday October 17, 2019 -  "Acorn & Wreath"

Friday October 18, 2019 -  "Monarch Butterfly" 

On Saturday October 19, 2019 Linda will be the guest presenter at our regular guild meeting at 9:30 AM held at the VA Medical Center,  222 Richmond Avenue, Batavia, NY (Bldg 4, west end, 2nd floor)


For more information or to register for workshops, please contact Martha Lorshbaugh