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EXPERTISE
Craft Instructing
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE WITH:
BIOGRAPHY
Originally trained as a Primary School teacher Kerrie-Anne has over forty years experience teaching handcraft to both adults and children. Having lived in seven countries she has taught students of wide backgrounds and abilities.

Recent highlights of this include:
• 6 weeks artist in residence at Fibre Works Sunshine Coast BC Canada
• Teaching at Quilt Norfolk, Norfolk Island
• Solo Art quilt exhibition at Textile Treasures Newcastle NSW Australia
• Teaching three years at the bi-annual Quilt Symposium SA Australia
• Her projects have appeared in Down Under Quilts

Cruise experience includes:
• Teaching for Needlework Cruises (5 full day classes) on Celebrity Solstice
• Sea Princess Sydney to Buenos Aires –22 classes in 38 days (60 students per class)
• Pacific Princess Dubai to Los Angeles–36 classes in 62 days (45 students per class)

Classes offered enable guests to enrich their cruise by experiencing a wide variety of crafts with everything they need supplied to complete their cruise memento, usually with a choice of colors. Kerrie-Anne supplies kits and tools for up to 50 students. Her cruise classes include quilting, quilling, beading, bead embroidery, paper crafts, textile arts, cross-stitch, needlepoint, Shiva, fabric painting, watercolor pencils, Christmas crafts and a Photo to Pictorial Appliqué lecture.

A satisfying, successful class involves a completed project so Kerrie-Anne is always happy to assist slower students complete their projects afterwards.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
One or two hour and multi day classes include quilling, beading, paper crafts, watercolor pencils, Shiva stick painting, needlework and Christmas crafts.
I supply pre-bagged kits and have tools for up to 50 students.
I have also worked as an excursion escort.
I am happy to supply photos of crafts or students working.
An Australian currently living in Peru, I also speak Spanish.

Below is a selection of Kerrie-Anne's craft:



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CRUISE HISTORY / EXPERIENCE
A qualified teacher, I have taught handcraft for over forty years, including at conferences.
Ships I have taught on:
Celebrity Solstice: South Pacific 2016
Sea Princess: Sydney to Buenos Aires 2017
Pacific Princess: Dubai to Los Angeles 2018