Dara Tomasson

I am a wife, a mom of five kids, an educator, an eternal optimist, a community builder, and a free motion quilting activist. I teach free motion and quilting classes.

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Mini Quilt Along

When the perfectly planned, pieced and pressed pattern creator Julia of Briar Hill Designs meets up with the fabulous free motion facilitator Dara of Stitched Quilting Co the result is the magnificent Monthly Mini Quilt Along. Julia and Dara have never met in person...

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Quilt Market Portland 2018

This is Dragon Dreams by Sandra Workman, I was able to quilt this sample up. Cindy Cloward is in the pic. She and her husband own Riley Blake. Really kind and wonderful lady. Here is another quilt I had the pleasure to quilt by Lori Whitlock. These prints are so...

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Ways to Help When so Much Help is Required

    Our hearts are heavy with the great loss experienced last Friday, April 6, 2018 when 16 were killed in such a tragic accident. Naturally we want to help and reach out. I am a small town Alberta girl living on Vancouver Island with 5 very athletic and active...

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Not only is Dara’s quilting creative and beautiful, but the finished quilting matches the theme. I can count on Dara to complete my quilts in a timely manner – usually within a week. Taking a slow-motion course by her is informative and enjoyable as her instructions are clear and she sets a pace that works well for everyone. It’s evident that she loves quilting and loves her customers and students.

Bev McCrostie

Dara is one of those people who change your life in so many ways. She is kind, funny, honest, thoughtful,energetic and very creative. She came to my store all dressed up for a Halloween sale and she stayed ….as a friend and as a creative genius. She has touched the lives of so many women here and took us all on grand adventures in her classes and wth her amazing, crazy talent. She is my forever friend.

Jackie Swainson Nuts for Bolts etc