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Stripology Certification Program

We are thrilled to announce the Stripology Certification course for instructors. The course is an advanced course, intended to give instructors a deep knowledge of:

  • Using, teaching and presenting the Stripology rulers to your audience
  • How to use GEasy support tools 
  • GE Designs patterns designed to use with the rulers

You will experience Gudrun’s expertise on:

  • Teaching multiple different Stripology patterns including her unique tips
  • How to build and run a successful class, creating supply lists and step outs
  • How to structure contracts based on where you intend to be teaching
  • How to start or run a successful business as a quilting instructor whether it be locally, nationally or internationally. 

The initial three day in-person certification course will focus on:

  • Demonstrating the tools in different settings
  • Handling troubleshooting and special challenges
  • Mastering the charts and techniques
  • Utilizing the tools to adjust patterns and techniques to the Stripology way

    Prerequisites for attending a certification course:

    • Intermediate to expert skill level as a quilter and at least 4 years of quilting experience as a consumer
    • Teaching experience of at least 2 classes in the quilting and or crafting space
    • Experience in using the Stripology rulers as a consumer
    • Upload two photos each of fully finished GE Designs quilts (close up and full quilt), choose any three quilt patterns from the following list (Nova, Kira, Athena, Zoe, Elvira, Ava, Emma, Prisms, Jewel, Lucy, Venus, Saga)

    Benefits of becoming a Stripology certified instructor:

    • Wholesale purchasing of GE Designs published products if minimums are met
    • Free, digital access to up to 6 GE Designs patterns per year as well as all video classes such as the GEasy Class Packs, quilt alongs and Stripology virtual retreats
    • Listing and promotion on the GEQuiltdesigns.com website as a certified instructor
    • Professional support via email and group Zoom calls
    • Opportunity to sign up for personal coaching calls with Gudrun
    • Opportunity to become an affiliate of GE Designs and receive earnings for referral sales

    Tentative dates and locations of future Certification courses:

    • June 5-7, 2024, Chaska MN
    • October 28-30, 2024 Houston TX
    • February 23-25, 2025 Phoenix, AZ

    How to become fully certified and to maintain certified status:

    • Attend a Stripology certification course and submit the required videos and homework materials within the time span requested from participating in the course
    • Maintain and update a teacher profile as well as an event listing on the GEQuiltdesigns.com website
    • Attend a new technique seminar, either in person or virtually at least every other year 
    • Pay the annual certification fee ($195 per year)

    Price of the certification course is $1190 and includes:

    • Two and a half days of instruction with Gudrun
    • Course materials and fabrics
    • Lunch each day
    • One on one Q & A with Gudrun and more…

    The course fee also covers the first year of being certified once the required videos and homework has been turned in and approved as well as support to get you through the finish line.

    If you are interested in being selected to attend one of our certification courses, please fill out the application below: