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Sally's Reviews and Testimonials

Received Teacher of the Year Award from the International Machine Quilting Association
Awarded Best Machine Quilting Workmanship from the New England Quilt Festival
Given Second Place Award from Jacksonville National Quilt Fest
Judges Honor Award from Jacksonville National Quilt Fest
Presented with many Blue Ribbons for machine quilting at local shows.
Assigned as Quilt Judge with AQS and other local, guilds, state, and national quilt sho

"I am amazed that I can do what she shows us. Practical uses, easy transfer of technique for various kinds of quilts, borders, sashing, blocks, etc. Thanks!”

“Sally gave us more info for the beginners on long arm quilting than anyone ever before, and in a short period of time. Way to go Sally!!

Quilt Shows where Sally Terry has taught machine quilting classes, lectured, demonstratiions and hands on classes.
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All techniques and classes are presented for all levels of both traditional machines and long arm machinesI share with you all from 25 years of free motion machine quilting.

  Language of Quilting - Keynote and Hands-on  

“I really like critiquing of quilt tops.”
“Fun class! Always learn something!”

“Great information”
“Best class! Wish this one had been first.
       This was so helpful for choosing quilting designs for the quilt tops.”

“This class must be on the first day! It would have been so much more useful and saved me from falling behind in other classes where I tried to figure out a design, where to take it etc.. I believe it would greatly benefit new quilters and beginners to be early on…”
“Sally made me feel that this was within my reach. Lovely, very personable instructor.”
“The class was great.”
“Fun & Excellent – Great ideas. What more could & quilter want from a class.”
“Very good – will be back”
“Sally Terry is very encouraging.”
“Very informative & enjoyable”
“I only have a regular sewing machine and was not happy at first but I ended up loving the class and getting a lot out of it!”

 Hooked on Feathers 

“The teacher and materials were excellent.”
“Sally is such a character. She made everyone feel welcome (and entertained!) Loved the Hooked on Feathers and even though I have been long-arming for 7 years, I picked up several good pointers from the Free Motion class.”
“instructor covered technique very well, enjoyed her personality!”
“Sally made the class a lot of fun!”
“Thoroughly enjoyed the class, very informative”
“The workshop itself was wonderful”
“As always – a fun informative class!”
“Great, I learned so much”
“Great class, very personable.”
“Sally did great job”
“Good info and upbeat teacher”
“Very easy technique, excellent demo”
“Teacher was fun & easy to understand”
“Very informative & personal. Loved it.”
“good technique, interesting.”
“a little hard to grasp the concept at first but when it kicked in it was amazing.”
“easy to follow, great handout, sense of humor”
“Great class. I am amazed that I can do what she shows us. Practical uses, easy transfer of technique for various kinds of quilts, borders, sashing, blocks, etc. Thanks!”
“Hi; I took “Hooked on Feathers” at Innovations with you recently. I have been drawing these. Today was the first time I tried a sample and even bad feathers are incredibly pretty. I am hooked! I adored your class.”
“I would like to say thank you for your inspiration. I had the wonderful opportunity of taking two classes from you at MQS in Kansas. It was my first MQS show and you were an inspiration.
Thank you for your Hooked on Feathers technique.
Great classes!”
“Sally is fun, energetic, enthusiastic, and very informative. Great hand-outs!”
“Excellent presentation. Captured and interacted with audience.”
“Great sense of humor, very informative.”

 From Quilt Top to Quilted  Book  
“Felt like we barely scratched the surface.
"This lady is a wealth of information.
     Plan to take more classes from her.”

"This is the best quilting book I have ever read." Student Pine Tree Quilt Show
"WOW, WOW, WOW I love this book. It talks exactly about what I am doing and want to do. Thank you Sally"

 Free Motion Freedom Fills and Meanders 

“Thanks for the great tips & ideas!”
“Wonderful class!!”
“This was so much fun.”
“Lots of info given. Loved the handouts!”
“Thank you for telling me it doesn’t have to be perfect.”
“I am a hand quilter but was impressed by the machine work – if only I could get a machine like that – I’d machine quilt.”
“This is my 3rd class from Sally & it won’t be my last! She gives ideas that are exactly what you have been looking for.”
“Great information, great handouts, exercises. Very willing to take questions & inspire.”
“Loved it! Lots of great ideas – very high energy teacher – lots of discussion – great format.”

 Free Motion Freedom for Beginners 

“Class should be all day.”
“Wonderful tips & information”
“Loved it!”
“Great teacher”
“Good class”
“Absolutely awesome teacher & class!! Sally gave some wonderful tips!! Took lots of notes.”
“I have let my machine sit for over 6 months. I learned more the first hour than I could imagine. I’m crankin' up the machine Monday morning!”

 Hooked On Feathers Class 

“I love her Class!!”
“excellent presentation – the camera helped!!”
“Very good class”
“This works! Thanks so much.”
“Very interesting technique – good ideas.”
This is the 2nd class I took from Ms. Terry. I learned even more in the 2nd class then I did in the 1st. She has inspired me to go for it. Thanks for having her.”
“Loved Sally – great personality & teacher. She truly loves what she doesJ”
“Organized disorder. Sally always makes class fun while teaching bunches! Time goes too fast in her classes!”
“Great book Hooked On Feathers!”
“Excellent handout – Sally is tops!”
“Sally is a wonderful teacher. She is very funny and very encouraging!”

 Terry Twist & A Splash of Inspiration 

“method makes sense”
“Lots of ideas built on basics”

“Good information – stayed on subject.”
“had much info”
“Very enjoyable to have hands on!”
“Nice job. Great information.
ou handled the teaching really well. Can’t wait until I can get home and practice.”

“As usual had a great time in class. Sally was great. Lots of good ideas. Fun. Whiteboard was used well.”
“Sally Terry did a great job of freeing me from my fear of having to be perfect in my quilting. I am ready to go home & be free to create.”
“Great class”“Great teacher”  “Wonderful. Great ideas.”“Fun class – new ideas, great handouts.”
“Very enthusiastic” “exceptionally good handout” “Great class! So much good info & clear instruction – also lots of encouragement!”
“great ideas & the teacher was wonderful!”

 Free Motion Feathers 

“Loved it!”
“Fun & informative.”
“Good to be able to have ‘Hands On’”
“Very good & interesting”
“Fun and very helpful”
“Excellent handout – best I received.”
“After 4 days of non-stop quilt stuff, my creative juices have just exploded all over the longarm! Thanks.”
Class was given in such a way that it was easy to comprehend. Sally is easy to understand. Great teacher!”
“Very good handouts – Instructor very prepared and enjoyable!”
“She does an excellent job of encouraging you to do your own thing.”

So Honored, So Grateful, So Thankful
Best Longarm Machine Workmanship by Sally Terry
New England Quiltfest 2023

& Awarded 2nd Place at Maine Quilts 2023

It was such a pleasure to machine quilt Sofie's August Morning
for you Lynne.  Congratulations, I am so happy for you!

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