Natalie Dupuis holds a Masters Degree in Education and has taught as a classroom teacher and a teacher trainer in Toronto, Paris, and London where she lived abroad for many years. After having children she combined her love for teaching and her passion for embroidery and now teaches Metalwork and surface embroidery at various locations in Montreal. She has trained part time at the Royal School of Needlework and has enjoyed learning at national seminars. She has recently enjoyed accolades for her original design and has been invited to teach at Canada’s annual Embroidery Seminar as well as for the San Francisco School of Needlework and Design. Natalie’s main interest is Goldwork embroidery and she is currently researching historic techniques in this area. She has two preschool children at home who inspire her to be creative and pass on the love of needle arts. Natalie is involved in Waldorf education which values nature, creativity and of course handwork of all sorts.