Kat Irvine

Kat I.

Parker, CO

About Kat I.

Kat teaches: Ages 8 and up
Teaching since: December 2012
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

Hi there!

My name is Kat and I'm really looking forward to learning something fun with you! I consider myself a wannabe Glass Artist. I am currently working on a dinosaur quilt- completely done out of fused glass screen printed with glass powders.

I did not study Education at school, but for nearly two years i taught glass fusing and basic sewing (ages 5-93) at a great art facility (no longer in business). I have been providing private lessons since September 2014.

I have a BA in Art History from CU Boulder and a Masters in Art Museum and Gallery Studies from Newcastle University. I grew up sewing, learned to knit just over 10 years ago, and got into quilting about 4 years ago (when I got my own machine and could stop borrowing my moms.) My first experience with glass was 6 years ago and I've been hooked ever since!

I consider myself a patient, fun, and encouraging instructor. I like to cater each lesson to your individual desires and ability while being fun and challenging. Sometimes you gotta go back to basics but i try to do so in a way that encourages and exemplifies growth.

I'm located in the South Denver Metro area. I will meet at several different libraries, your home, or online!!

I hope to work with you and help you reach your artistic goals, the grander the better!!

Photos and Videos

quilt created for my niece (and my baby dog!)

Experience

Instructor
Dec 2012 - Sep 2014
Creative Spirits

I taught 2 hour classes 5 days a week in Glass Fusing, Machine Sewing, and Knitting

Education

MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies
Sep 2006 - Sep 2007
Newcastle University
BA Art History
Aug 2001 - May 2005
University of Colorado, Boulder

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

11 Reviews on Kat I.

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Claire Jan 23, 2017
· Sewing · In home
Great job all around.
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Shelley Jul 22, 2016
· Sewing · In home
Kat was fantastic! Taught me how to use my machine and get started on my project!
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Tiffany Jul 20, 2016
· Sewing · In studio
She was funny, patient and kind. I loved my lesson. I learned a lot. I had the best time, learning about the sewing machine. She was very encouraging. I am excited about sewing.
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Arthur Jul 11, 2016
· Quilting · Online
Great Teacher ver helpfull and flexable with classes. Look foward to working with Kat in the near future.
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Fawzeyah C. May 11, 2016
· Sewing · Online
She is a very good instructor.
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Ashlee May 3, 2016
· Knitting · In studio
Kat was great! On time and a great teacher! I enjoyed my lesson with her.
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Monica Mar 17, 2016
· Sewing · In studio
She was very informative, patient and nice. I like her! Can't wait for more lessons.
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Preeti S. Mar 9, 2016
· Art History · Online
Kat is a good teacher and makes the lessons fun
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Katie B. Feb 23, 2016
· Knitting · In studio
She was awesome!
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Kay W. Jul 6, 2015
· Sewing · In home
Kat is very flexible and listens to your problem. Great job!
Kat Irvine
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