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  Ask Adele

Promoted Instructor for Westalee Rulers


My Favorite Tips, Techniques & Products
A fast moving, fun lecture & demo on a wide variety of topics. Always the newest notions. 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, plus so much more… We'll solve problems, learn to save time, eliminate trouble and make sewing more enjoyable.

Free-Motion for Today’s Quilter
Yes! You all can do easy, successful free-motion! Learn what ‘s available to help with your machine quilting. Learn about the new free-motion quilting rulers, needles, threads, 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.

How to 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. See workshops for hands on version.        

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.]

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.

Traditional Quilting with Modern Methods

We take a traditional quilt and breakdown the parts with tips, techniques and products to make it easier to sew and achieve expert results. Learn modern methods for Triangles, Flying Geese, Heirloom Appliqué, fabric preparation, how to get perfect sized blocks, the perfect 1/4", etc.


   Contact info: Adele Scott Design Studio

   107 Captain Linnell Rd

   Orleans, MA 02653 


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.