Donna SchenkJefferson, WI
Donna gives you a GREAT platform to start making kites from! And for those of you more advanced, Donna is able to help with those next steps in an easy communicated manner.
Donna comes from the Jefferson area of Wisconsin and has been building and flying kites for over 20 years. She has been involved with Kites on Ice and is known as “Mrs. Kite Lady” for the Tour de Kites, a series of annual kite festivals hosted by the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois. Donna has taught kite building for many clubs and youth groups. An accomplished teacher, she has also taught many young people how to sew through being a Family and Consumer Ed. teacher in her local school system. As one of the principal sponsor kite builder for the Tour de Kites, Donna has built many Sponsor 8’ Rokkaku kites each year. She keeps her methods simple and easy to do. If you are new to sewing, or to kitemaking, be sure to sign up for Donna’s classes! She gives you a GREAT platform to start making kites from! Beginner and beginner/intermediate kite building techniques are Donna's main focus of teaching.
· Previous classes: U-MAKE 2011 - 8' Modified Rok U-MAKE 2013 - Beginner Yard Diamond & Bitty Baby Butterfly, U-MAKE 2014 - Zephyr Delta U-MAKE 2015 - Simply Silhouette Della Porta U-MAKE 2016 - Penguin Banner, U-MAKE 2017 Ansel Toney Style Delta, U-MAKE 2018 - Rhomboid Box Kite, U-MAKE 2019 Diamond Kite Arch as well as teaching classes at MAKR, Fort Worden and lots of local workshops