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Susan Dorchester

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Susan Dorchester's love of fabric began at a very young age when she started sewing for her dolls.  Her mother taught her to sew and design her own clothes and her great grandmother taught her to embroider.  In college, she studied art, textiles and interior design.

Susan started teaching garment sewing in 1979 when knits became so popular.  Through the years, she has continued to teach classes in doll making, quilts, handbags and garments.  She has also done free lance designing of home décor items, dolls and stuffed animals for manufacturers.  She takes individual requests and also designs and sells her own line of patterns.

When I am not designing, sewing or teaching, you can find me out in my garden getting inspired for a new project.

Workshops by Susan Dorchester

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Broderie Perse
Type: On-demand - Start Any Time!
Historic appliqué technique is really a 21st century time-saver

Price: $32.00

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Display Your Quilts
Type: On-demand - Start Any Time!
Instructions for hanging and displaying your quilts

Price: $32.00