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Laura Hernández

Investing in this course has opened a lot of beautiful things in my Surface Pattern Design career. After taking the course I felt confident and secure to start pitching brands to send my designs for consideration. In the course, I learned how to develop my collections and start building my portfolio. The best part of […]

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Betsy Mitten

The change in my life after Immersion feels like a seismic shift – taking action toward a lifelong dream, and seeing it begin to happen is transformational, no matter your age. It’s hard to choose one thing I loved most, but the combination of Bonnie’s excellent teaching, the community – I’ve met so many wonderful […]

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Cara Cummings

As someone who has spent a lot of time in school, and taken a lot of classes, I can say that Immersion not only offered an incredible amount of really good content, but it was also taught so well! I went into Immersion thinking I knew Illustrator pretty well, but once I got going I […]

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Isa Down

Prior to creating and registering her business, Isa lacked direction. She knew that drawing made her happy, and she had big dreams of being able to turn something that made her happy into a business. As time went on her biggest challenge was believing that she was capable, believing that there was room for her […]

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Meghann Rader

After earning her BFA of Art and Design in Vancouver, Meghann’s interest in illustration was discouraged. Because the school was very conceptual, she left feeling confused as to how she could earn a living as an artist. For several years she worked at a local art supply store, and even tried woodworking, but nothing felt […]

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Leah Mayes

If you’re a seasoned designer on the fence, wondering if you’ll learn anything new, I have no doubt you will, as I did, and you’ll even likely make the money back with your first paying client. What’s changed for you since the Immersion Course? Although I had been working in Illustrator for years, I knew […]

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Jo Simpson

When I first came across Bonnie’s Immersion Course, I honestly didn’t think twice and knew I was doing this and submitted my email to be in Immersion once enrollment opened. Bonnie taught me, a complete beginner that had never heard of Illustrator, how to make a tossed repeat pattern with some Saskatoon berries and branches.  […]

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Elizabeth Chappell

Learning from Bonnie opened my eyes to how a mindset of abundance leads to greater success. I saw how to run and operate my own business from Bonnie’s example. I will forever be grateful for the Immersion course I took that very first year it opened! I first started by writing and selling quilt patterns, […]

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Nancy Scott

As a quilt pattern designer and aspiring fabric designer, I needed to learn Illustrator and thought my only option was a 2 year degree program at a community college – then I discovered Immersion! In a short 8 weeks, I learned more than I would have in 2 years at a fraction of the cost. […]

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Colleen Underwood

If someone was on the fence about Immersion, I would say, “You are worth the investment.” It is an investment in yourself and even in your family. You will be able to step more fully into the person you were designed to be and create much goodness and beauty in a world the desperately needs […]

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Chris Vabre

Immersion was inspiring, transformative, and brought me so much clarity! Flourish keeps me steady and in touch with surface pattern design on a continual basis. Immersion not only gave me the skills I’d been looking for, but it also gave me the confidence I needed to start doing. I quit my day job in mid-2020 […]

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Anne LaFollette

When I discovered surface design, I was recovering from a deep depression because I was let go from my corporate job in my late 50s. My entire identity was my fancy corporate job where I made 6-figures and had a ton of extra benefits. I needed to reinvent myself and fell in love with surface […]

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Tanya J. de Wet

I loved the ease of the module layouts and how it seamlessly integrated into Flourish to keep me going. Learning a completely new career at age 45 is the high point of my solo entrepreneur’s journey. It opened several doors for additional income & nudged me into discovering what talents I can monetize while loving […]

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Stella Anderle

I love many sides of the Immersion Course, as well as the Flourish Membership. I love very much the positive mindset, which is like a rocket for me, especially at the moments when I needed this extra little ingredient, called “enthusiasm” to make everything flow again for me and my creative workflow. I love the […]

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"It is refreshing to find Bonnie who is genuinely excited to share her knowledge with others. She feels that our success is a wonderful thing and it doesn't threaten her. I want to be a Bonnie in this world. I want to feel abundance, not scarcity. There is enough for everyone to succeed, and I want to help others find success.  Being in a community with that kind of thinking is priceless."

I feel encouraged to set bigger goals for myself, dream bigger, and truly believe that I can achieve them.”

Elizabeth Chappell

"The Immersion Course is incredibly comprehensive, providing you with all of the tools necessary to have a successful career in Surface Pattern Design. I had already taken all of Bonnie’s other classes when I signed up for her Immersion Course and wasn’t sure if there was that much more she could teach me. Boy, was I wrong."

I learned more skills, techniques and workflows. I also learned that there was a community of folks out there that we could all learn from, support and encourage each other."

Heather Schwarm

...and I'm still coming back for more of Bonnie's content because it is so life giving and encouraging. I've been licensed in many industries including fabric, children's clothing, home decor and the outdoor industry."

In two years since taking immersion, I've been able to turn this passion of mine into a full time career.

Ashley Paggi

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