A few weeks ago, I was hostess to Leonie and Bill West, from Westalee Design Rulers, as they stayed with John and I overnight not once, but twice. Lee, who designed and made the Reunion Quilt (pictured above) wouldn't allow me to photograph her with the quilt, but would allow these photos for me to share with you because the quilt in real life is so much more brilliant in colour than previous photos I'd seen of it indicated. Shame that she wouldn't donate the quilt to me since it matches our home decor perfectly! Guess, I'll just have to make a similar one. Even on my camera the colours are brighter and nicer than shown here.
Here are some closeups, mainly to help the students enrolled in the course.
Elaine Istria, one of the course students, visited our stand at the Brisbane Craft Expo on the weekend and very kindly brought in her very detailed folder she's compiling with all the class notes, instructions, hints, tips, personal notes and, of course, samples of each Block. Well done Elaine! Her colour choices and accuracy of sewing her Blocks is a credit to her, though she claims it is all due to the wonderful new found accuracy she's discovered by learning the Westalee System.
Don't forget the AQC coming up in a few weeks time at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton Gardens, Nicholson Street, Carlton, Melbourne. Any Westalee Course students visiting we will be meeting late afternoon with Leonie for a show and tell plus question time, day and place to be decided, but at the show, of course.
Special Guest on our stand will be Sandra Chandler from USA, the inventor of the Curve Master Presser Foot. Quilting with the Curve Master Online Classes commence on June 1st, 2011. Enrolments now open.