Before I started my Surface Pattern Design journey, I was a stay-at-home mom and a graphic designer with 15 years of corporate design experience under my belt. I needed to go back into the workforce after a 5-year hiatus and really didn’t want to do the same thing I had been doing before. I needed […]
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 […]
Since Immersion, I’ve rethought my entire career and what I want to do going forward. I would encourage anyone to join Immersion, no matter their level. It was so helpful to get another creative person’s viewpoint and approach, as well as the creative peers. I’ve been a Textile Designer for 28 years but didn’t realize […]
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, […]
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. […]
What did you love most about Immersion? So many best parts! Learning, amazing community, ability to share and get feedback, and get better at the craft. I also started to really lean into my personal look and feel. I’ve learned my way around illustrator, feel confident in my ability to take a creative idea from […]
For me, the best part of Immersion was the community, in particular my peer group. It was the first time since working for myself that I didn’t feel alone. Furthermore, challenging myself to be a peer group leader challenged me to be steady, consistent, and present. I wanted to take the Immersion Course for the […]
Since taking the Immersion Course, I have completed my first pattern collection and used the designs for my 2022 printable calendars, and other downloadable stationery, for my store and website. I’m about to release a range of printed notebooks and journals that will also feature patterns and illustrations from this collection. Before taking the Immersion […]
Bonnie is so incredibly generous with herself, her talents, and her knowledge. Not only has she created this course, but created a space for others to be seen and heard. She and her team have curated a group of creative entrepreneurs to help us grow the skills we need to create a thriving business. If […]
Before Immersion, I was a full-time mum taking a break from my career in publishing. My fear was that I was too old and wouldn’t be able to pick up the technical aspects of the course Immersion is an in-depth training on illustrator made easy. The community aspect was lovely and Bonnie’s live Q & […]
"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."
"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."
...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."