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Promoted Instructor for Westalee Rulers


   My Favorite Tips, Techniques & Products - A fast moving, fun lecture & demo on a wide variety of topics. From sewing machine aids to specialty rulers,       appliqué tricks to perfect flying geese, what markers work and why do we need different sizes & types of pins. We'll solve problems, learn to save time,             eliminate trouble and make sewing more enjoyable. This is constantly being updated to include new products and techniques. 
   Free-Motion for Today’s Quilter – Yes! You all can do free-motion. Learn what ‘s available to help with your machine quilting. Learn about needles,                 threads, the new Westalee free-motion quilting rulers and other products that help to give you the best results plus trouble shooting advice, marking options,     tips to easily handle those larger quilts and more. 


   Rulers Rule! - Do you have a drawer full of rulers that you do not know how to use?  Are you tired of purchasing one ruler that will only do one job?  This         program will solve your problems.   You’ll learn which rulers can “multitask” and which ruler is the better option for a specific job.  Also learn about notions         that help rulers do their job easier. Includes a trunk show of specialty ruler sample quilts.  [Combine with a hands-on workshop (Ruler Round Robin) to use       those rulers sitting in your sewing room or try before you buy.]

   How to Easily Quilt any Size Quilt on your Home Machine!

   There are many ways to deal with the bulk of machine quilting. Learn some of the creative ways quilters have come up with to solve this problem.                     Preparation, products and techniques will get you started quilting larger quilts. Most quilts can be done using one or more of these methods so your quilt can     be done with a size you can handle easily. See workshops for hands on version. 


   Make Your Mark! 

    Marking your fabric for quilting, clothing and crafts is so much easier today. We've come a long way from the lead pencil. There are so many amazing and       innovative products to help us with this chore. Wash off, iron off & on, disappearing and more. What do we use, how does it work and will it go away? We'll       cover when to use each type, how to remove them, the pro's and con's [they all have those!].  See for yourself; we'll have many available for a hands-on try-     out.

   Needles and Threads

   From basics to specialty needles and threads that can solve problems, create interesting effects and help achieve the perfect machine stitch. There are so       many styles/types and sizes/thicknesses of each available today. We'll take the mystery out of what, when and why to use. We’ll also cover: solving                   common stitching problems, various aids to stitching and getting a perfect 1/4" seam.

  •         All Lectures have handouts to help remember key points as well as to jot your notes on.
  •         I always have many samples of products to try and examples of techniques that everyone can touch. 
  •        I can also combine a hands-on program with a lecture to make a special event that many can attend and learn while having fun. We’ll work             with you to offer topics of interest for your guild / group. 
  •        There are many other topics if you are looking for something specific. Lectures are good for learning about new things but I believe "hands         on" is the best for all learning styles to really remember and be able to repeat at home.


   Retreat Visits & / or teaching – we are available to visit with our “wall of notions”, do mini demos on various products, teach a specific topic or project and           be a “Teacher on duty” in the open sew room to advise, suggest different options and products and keep machine working smoothly.


   Contact info: Adele Scott Design Studio

   107 Captain Linnell Rd

   Orleans, MA 02653 

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e-mail               phone      508-237-1793

There are many other topics if you are looking for something specific. Lectures are good for learning about new things but I believe "hands on" adapts the best to all learning styles.