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Kayla Ann

After graduating with a Fine Art degree, I was looking for a creative career that would support me financially and also fulfill me. I realized that I absolutely love patterns and that I could design them, but I was overwhelmed with the idea of learning new software that I wasn’t very familiar with. I stumbled […]

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Mary L Walter

As a quilter and textile artist, I have always wanted to design my own fabrics. When I saw Bonnie’s program on Surface Pattern Design I knew it could help me get the latest tools and technology to learn and establish my design ideas to pursue another avenue of my creative goals. I don’t have the […]

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Helen Stubbings

Immersion helped me do my ‘one thing a day’ related to what I’d like to be doing in the future instead of what I’m actually doing now. I’ve been working as a creative in the quilt and textiles industry for over 20 years now. I began as a lover of all things with a thread […]

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Fernanda Watts

Bonnie teaches like no other: it’s a delight to learn from her and the community. I love the fact that there are people from every background, skill level and from all over the world. I was always artistic and even went to art school, but since I got married art was left aside. I had […]

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Emily Judkins

Through Immersion, I learned all the ins and outs of Adobe Illustrator and how to create cohesive looks and collections. After my portfolio was complete I began to send it out into the world and to companies I wanted to work with—and I now work as an in-house designer creating stitch designs! Before the Immersion […]

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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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Jacqueline Pate

Through Immersion, I grew in my confidence as an artist and truly began to believe that there really is room for me in this industry.  When I first saw the opportunity to join Immersion, I knew almost instantly that I wanted to take the course and begin my journey as a surface pattern designer. I […]

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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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Maureen Fiorellini

If I could go back in time I would have taken Immersion sooner! Also, around that time, I was leading a peer group in Flourish. My group was so supportive and excited for me and I still keep in touch with them. I think the community is such a wonderful perk of Immersion or Flourish, […]

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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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Jackie MacDonald

Today, I’m proudly working on collection number 6 with Moda Fabrics, and I could not be happier with my creative life. It’s such a delight working with color, pattern, and creating stories to connect with my audience through my fabric lines. And it’s been pure bliss to see folks creating beautiful keepsakes such as quilts, […]

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Sarah Maxwell

After being a quilt pattern designer for nearly 20 years, Sarah decided to explore fabric design and quickly realized she needed to learn Adobe Illustrator to progress. She tired of sorting through mountains of information online. Frustrated with all the trial and error, she stumbled across Bonnie’s course. “Bonnie’s clear, logical approach to using all […]

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Amy Childers

Since I have completed Immersion, I have created my own fabric landscape patterns, started my own website and Etsy shop, and am working to improve my Illustrator skills and to create my own line of landscape fabrics. I could never have accomplished all of this without Immersion and the support of the Immersion and the […]

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Ally Ryde

What does my life look like now? Since Immersion I have taken other online courses to further my business acumen, I get up at 5 am, work out, do deep strategic reflective thinking, and move my business forward. This course has literally revolutionized my life from the direction I’m taking down to the self-care I […]

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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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