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Through the Needle’s Eye, LLC

Teri Young and Kara Mason have been stitching partners for more than 20 years and have been in business together for over six years. Kara and Teri began teaching at local quilt shops in 2014, focusing on appliqué, embroidery, and ribbon work. They feel honored to have had their original Baltimore Album-style quilt, A Fairy Tale Album, hanging in exhibits in Houston, Chicago, England, and Virginia. They have lectured and taught at guilds internationally, and have taught a series of workshops for the Baltimore Appliqué Society. For the past five years, they have been teaching at the Academy of Appliqué in Williamsburg, Virginia, and are thrilled to have added Baltimore on the Prairie to the list. Their most recent quilt designs include In the GardenLovely BotanicalsWoodland Reverie, and Baltimore Fraktur, and they are both excited for their tentatively scheduled exhibit at the international quilt show, Nadelwelt, in 2022. Their appliqué designs, whether in wool or cotton, are always brought to life with embellishment of some sort—ribbon, roving, or any fiber that will fit in their needles. Wanting every student to experience success, their teaching style is an encouraging “don’t panic, it’s organic” approach that focuses on enjoying the process while learning new skills. Stories and tutorials of their needle adventures are chronicled on their blog, Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye.

We would love the opportunity to work with you! For more information, you can email us at info@needleseyestories.com.


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