"This [was] the Best Class ever! Having
your art around me during the class inspired
me to set the beads free!"
- Cheryl, Salem,
"Thank you. Thank you for following your
heart. You spread happiness. Looking forward
to playing on Thursday nights."
- Kathy, Coeur d'Alene, ID
"You are 'Totally Awesome!' Thanks
for sharing your figt and yourself! I
had a delightful time and will be going home
inspired. Thank you!"
"What can I say. Most certainly
amazing. Believe it or not, I did learn a
lot. Don't change any part of your
teachings. I have a whole new insight
to Beading. Thank you"
- Jan, Spokane, WA
"What a great treat. Thank you for
inspiring me. Enjoy your day."
- Sandy, Post Falls, ID
"A good class - learned a lot but best of
all was inspired and came away with lots of
ideas and enthusiasm.... but what's with the
- Marcia, Newport, WA
"To my mentor, inspiration, teacher and
friend. I wish for you all the success
your heart desires."
- Sandra, Spokane, WA
"How does one describe this experience
that delved into the depths of my passion
and as I did I found a friend who inspired
with her own amazing talent and passions
traveled with me. Thanks for the
- Ellen, Hayden Lake, ID
"Jody, I am loving this class raised
texture beading. Every time I have
taken a class from you it's the best.
You are inspiring in so many ways. I
hope you continue to dream up new ways with
beads. Be happy with everything you
- Pat, Liberty Lake, WA
"You and the girls have been a real
blessing in my life. You've brought
laughter, light and inspiration to myself
and many others. Keep fluttering as we
fairies do. I'm looking forward to the
many adventures ahead. Many blessings
to you and yours."
- Teresa, Spokane, WA
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"You are an amazing woman! Thank
you so much for sharing of yourself.
You are my mentor. Thank you [for]
bringing out creativity I didn't know I had.
It's wonderful to be out of my box."
- Jeanne, Newman Lake, WA
"Jody - your classes are fabulous!
Your techniques are so inspiring! Your
way of teaching leads me to believe I can do
pieces as beautiful and artistic as yours.
Although I've been involved in beading for
many years, you innate sense of color and
texture is exactly what I needed to grow my
own style. I thank you for that. But
more importantly - you have inspired me...
inspired me to rediscover my artistic and
creative self. For that I can never thank
- Sandy, Spokane, WA
"Jody, your class is the best, so many
possibilities. I love it. You [are] a
great instructor, everyone had a great time
and every made great pieces. Look
forward to your return."
- Darlene, Gig Harbor, WA
"Thank you sooo much for all the
wonderful ideas, new stitches and a creative
outlet for the ideas and stitches! I
have enjoyed this class immensely and look
forward to seeing you again in July. You are
truly a creative soul!"
- Maxine, Gig Harbor, WA
"This was so very much fun!
Thank you for all the great new information.
I love the new stitches and new ideas and
inspiration! I will see so many things
in a whole new way thanks to you.
Looking forward to July!"
- Yvonne, Gig Harbor, WA
"I am really thankful for this class.
It is just what I needed to get unstuck!
Now my beading can advance to the next
level. Thank you."
- Donna, Silverdale, WA
"Thank you for all you taught us this
weekend and especially for all your help you
gave me as a very beginning beader.
Your work is amazing."
"Thank you, thank you! You are a
magnificent teacher! You are an artist
who will have your name in lights.
Please share with us again. Publish soon!"
- Barbara, Fox Island, WA
"Thank for the most inspiring class
ever! I feel like I've been
blasted out of a cannon and into a whole new
world! The workshop only seemed spendy...
it was SO WORTH IT! I can
barely wait till I can buy your book - and
see you again in July. I wonder where
this will lead... I'm certain it will
be fun and interesting. Thank you
- Carol, Portland, OR
"Thank you so much for beading down my
box. I am thankful when (if) my box shrinks
again - I will catch another box."
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"What an inspiration you (and your work)
is - Loved the class. I look forward
to getting outside the box more often.
Should be easy with all the techniques
you've brought to the class. Looking
forward to your next Portland visit."
"You da bomb! No, really! Had
a terrific time, learned tons. I love
to look at your beautiful little worlds.
I hope to see you again somewhere and
sometime in the future! Thanks!"
"Thank you for opening the door to
unlimited possibilities. It has been a
pleasure to meet you and enjoy your class.
- Teri, Tigard, OR
"What a great class! It opens the
mind! I also love your 'no ripping'
style and decide-as-you-go attitude.
Than you for all the inspiration!"
- Cherie, Beaverton, OR
"Thank you for all your great
inspiration. The bowl is a Treasure
- Jane, Salem, OR
"Thanks for coming to Portland. Your
class was everything I hoped for and more.
You are an exceptional teacher - patient and
warm. I hope to be your student again
soon - here or 'there'. Many thanks."
- Vicki, Durham, OR
"These last 2 days have been filled with
joy for me. I can feel my creative
juices starting to flow. You are a
wonderful artist and I thank you from the
bottom of my heart for sharing. I wish
you all the best that life has to offer.
- Louise, Portland, OR
"I had a wonderful experience!! It
would help me a little to to have written
directions, even though I'm visual. I
love getting beads back in my hands.
I'll be bugging you now. :-)"
- Christy, Spokane, WA
"Thanks so much for your encouragement to
try something new. Your work is so
lovely and creative and the instruction was
what I needed to really learn what you were
talking about. Good luck with all your
new ventures and I do hope you will come and
visit me in Coeur d'Alene."
- Joan, Coeur d'Alene, ID
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"As always your kindness and beliefs show
through your work. You are a beautiful soul
and you are correct - beading is healing.
When I got up today I did feel better. Your
class was fun, beautiful and I greatly
- Linda, Spokane Valley, WA
"Your class is such an inspiration,
passion and success! Congratulations
on 'being published'. The flexibility
and mixture of balance and levels of
accomplishment in each class surely do
present a challenge. Your patience and
willingness to share make your class
exciting, and truly enjoyable. Thank
you for sharing."
- Diane, Ulm, MT
"Loved your class. I had the
lavender kit. As a newbie it was very
- Ann, Wellpinit, WA
"Thank you for such an incredible
adventure! I cannot wait to create my
first raised-texture piece. I look
forward to seeing all of your work in the
magazines. Thanks again."
- Robin, Spokane, WA
"I've wanted to learn beading. I look
forward to embellishing my art quilts.
The class was great. You are so
- Joan, Liberty Lake, WA
"Thank you for expanding my horizons.
I am so inspired. Looking forward to
your next visit and class. Gorgeous,
lush and so creative. Thanks."
- Lynn, Portland, OR
"An island of intense discovery and joy.
- Carol, Portland, OR
"Your talent is fantastic! When I
saw your work at the bead show I knew
immediately I wanted to take your class!
Loved it! I look forward to your
- Stephanie, Vancouver, WA
"Wonderful, creative class. Thank
you! I'm looking forward to your
advanced class too. Thank you for
sharing your stash and your artistic
- Rosalie, Beaverton, OR
"What a wonderful class! Your work
is incredible and we're so lucky that you
share your talent with us! Looking
forward to seeing your again. Thank
you for all the inspiration and
- Cecelia, Portland, OR
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"What an event! There is nothing
more inspiring for me, my customers and
hopefully you too. Keep with the
passion, forgive the distraction and grow
through the trials. Let's just keep
inspiring the world one bead at a time."
"Love, loved, loved the class.
Can't wait for advanced class and your book.
Thank you for teaching us."
- Nicole, Beaverton, OR
"Best class I've ever taken. Very
inspiring. Can't wait for the advanced
- Debbie, LaCenter, WA
"Great class Jody. Thanks for
coming down to Multnomah. Learning the
stitches on a project was great. I do
like the sampler though. You work is
so creative. Love your vision for your
Hawaii retreat center. That would be a
fun place for a class and a wonderful
retreat. Can't wait for your book."
- Jennie, Beaverton, OR
"Great class. I now have a new love
and hopefully can adopt this to my
- Carolyn, Lebanon, OR
"This is the best class
ever! Having your art around me during
the class inspired me to set the beads free!
Please don't stop teaching, Do publish a
book. Always bead in happiness!"
- Cheryl, Salem, OR
"What an honor to learn from an artist
who pioneered a new form of art! Thank
you for sharing your creativity and
expertise. I hope your visions of your
future in Hawaii comes to pass. I love
to stay in a yurt on Maui and continue to
study with you."
- Maryl, Portland, OR
"Wonderful, incredible and fun class.
Thank you so much for coming to Portland and
teaching this class. And for you
patience and kindness. Your art is
beautiful and unique - thank you for
sharing! Peace to you."
- Carol, Milwaukie, OR