Staying creative and current (Part 6: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)

In my last post of this series on getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher, I’m focusing on how to stay creative and current. Update: This series is a great introduction to teaching, but since I originally wrote it in 2011, it has become outdated. If you’re looking for a… View Post

Preparing for class (Part 5: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)

If you are following this series of posts, you did a self-check to see if you are ready to teach, thought about whether to get a needlecrafts credential, scouted out some possible teaching spots, and considered various ways of marketing your classes. Update: This series is a great introduction to… View Post

Drumming up business (Part 4: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)

If you’ve decided that you’re ready to teach needlecrafts and have even found a place (or places) to start teaching,  you are probably wondering how you will attract students. Update: This series is a great introduction to teaching, but since I originally wrote it in 2011, it has become outdated.… View Post

Location, Location, Location (Part 3: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)

You know you’re ready to teach.  You’ve made a decision about whether to pursue needlecrafts teaching or master certification.  But now that you are ready to teach, where (physically) do you get started? Update: This series is a great introduction to teaching, but since I originally wrote it in 2011,… View Post

Credentials, or do I really need that certification? (Part 2: Getting started as a local needlecrafts teacher)

Now you’ve asked yourself some basic questions and you’ve decided you want to teach needlecrafts.  You may be wondering if you should get some sort of certification. Update: This series is a great introduction to teaching, but since I originally wrote it in 2011, it has become outdated. If you’re… View Post