Meet The Welcome Home Staff . . .
then check out our machines (CLICK ON TOPICS TO YOUR LEFT).
Diane Bortz - Owner/Quilting, Serger, Embroidery and Software Instructor
Diane has been a crafter for the last 30+ years, and an embroidery and software instructor for the past 16 years. She also has over 30 years of office and business experience. Diane teaches kids classes, quilt classes, machine embroidery, technique classes, and sewing machine lessons.
Tony Bortz - Owner/Janome Technician/ Vacuum Repair Technician
Tony is our fixer extraordinnaire. He has over 30 years mechanical experience, and is a Janome certified technician (since 2011). Tony also team teaches our serger classes with Diane
Deb Burson - Sales Associate
Deb is here to help in any way she can on our sales floor. With her many years of sewing experience, she is a valuable asset to The Welcome Home. Deb also teaches quilting and applique classes, and as a Martha Pullen Certified Instructor, she leads the Heirloom Treasures Club.
Kristi Fehrman - Sales Assocaite
Kristi is the newest addition to our team, but she's definitely not new to the world of sewing, quilting, and applique. She has been a sewer for decades and sells her beautiful creations at art shows.