About Me

Coleen Barnhardt, Award Winning Professional Longarm Quilter and Educator 
Owner, The Quilted Thistle – since 2014
Educator Experience
  • Masters Degree, Education – PSU 1999
  • Oregon State Standard Teaching License – General Classroom (K-9) and Special Education (K-12) Licensure
  • Learning Specialist (K-12) – Expertise in learning differences, styles, skill remediation and support strategies – since 1999.
  • Volunteer Adult GED Prep/Literacy Tutor – 2 years experience
  • Volunteer Camp Fire Leader – 5 years experience
  • Craft Educator – since 1998 
  • Guest Longarm Instructor/Featured Speaker at Boersma’s Sewing and Quilting, Innova Dealer – McMinnville, OR (2015), Modern Domestic PDX (2016), and A Common Thread (2016) in Portland, OR.
  • Quilting Instructor at The Pine Needle in Lake Oswego, OR.
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