Without a doubt, the highlight of my week has been the launch of the Creative Cutters group. What a great group of ladies (and even a couple of men 🙂 ) were on hand to get the party started!
All experience levels were represented – those who’d never heard of a Silhouette before, brand-new machine owners, some who’ve owned their machine for a while but haven’t done much with it, and still others who have used their machine extensively but want to expand their knowledge.
Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let me explain.
I love to learn. I always have and I hope I always will. My interests are quite varied, ranging from cooking to computers, and include lots of other things in between. I’ve taken many classes over the years, using a variety of different methods, for both professional and personal development. And while I’m thankful for online educational opportunities – especially since I live in a rural area – I’ve found there’s really no substitute for in-person classes that provide hands-on experience.
At this point you may be saying, “Of course she prefers hands-on classes. She’s an instructor!” But it’s not my role as an teacher that has influenced me, it’s my experience as a STUDENT. And as a student, I’ve found that hands-on classes provide some unique benefits.