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Teacher Training

Teacher Training Opportunities

Sew Steady has teamed up with Leonie West of Westalee Design and her Accredited Teachers to offer classes around the country for stores and educators to take. The next three class offerings are listed below. These classes require an application to be completed to confirm your status as an active educator for stores and quilters.

Westalee Teacher Training Event

Fall Quilt Market 2018

with Leonie West

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Ruler Work Training for Westalee Design, Sew Steady & Sew Much More!

Educator: Donelle McAdams

Online Class

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When: November 6th, 2018 @ 10am - 4pm

Where: Houston, TX

Why: Gain confidence and a greater understanding of the Westalee Design Ruler Work line. Receive a training handbook to teach from. Learn from the expert!

Cost:  $150 (includes lunch, training book, goody bag, and class kit)

What: Receive the Teacher Training Handbook by Leonie West. Learn about the newest tools and templates as well as the basics.

Supply List: Lecture only; no supplies.


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When: TBD (Class will meet online in an interactive Webinar format)

Where:Online, receive login details once signed up.

Cost: $300

What: Machine set up and diagnosing issues that come up in class.
Supplies that sell and how to sell them!
Demo vs. Teaching. Instruction on how to do both effectively.
Selling Westalee products and much more. We will cover why and how Sew Steady & Westalee products are making retailers all over the country lots of $$$. Template Quilting is HOT!

Proper use of templates & teaching template quilting. In this class, you will be making a 9-block quilt that uses all of the templates from the Starter Set & Sampler Set 1. This quilt project can then be used to teach the Beginning Template Quilting Class in your store in just 4 class sessions. We will teach you how to do the Quilt-as-you-Go method of joining the blocks by using a perfected & very easy technique.

Supply List: Will be sent once signed up.

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Leonie West (Designer of Westalee Design)Class Participants

Educator Name Store Name City, State Date Educated
Donna Farley Quilter's Ranch Tempe, AZ 10/27/2017
Rose Skelly Cathey's Sewing & Vacuum Tucson, AZ 10/27/2017
Pat Finke Sew Vac Ltd. Long Beach, CA 10/27/2017
Cathleene Tokish Sweet Darling Quilts Lutz, FL 10/27/2017
Marty Tarter Prairie Points Peoria, IL 10/27/2017
Donelle McAdams Sew Biz Marion, IN 10/27/2017
Carrie Zizza It's A Zizza Machine Quilting Amesbury, MA 10/27/2017
Adele Scott Adele Scott Design Studio Orleans, MA 10/27/2017
Sam York Bits N Pieces Quilt Shop Pelham, NH 10/27/2017
Helen Cochran Patchwork Garden East Amherst, NY 10/27/2017
BJ McIntosh Prairie Quilt Inc Hennessey, OK 10/27/2017
Sharon Krupicka Woodburn Sew & Vac Woodburn, OR 10/27/2017
Penny Treaster Happiness Is...Quilting! McKinney, TX 10/27/2017
Wendy Madeiros Happiness Is...Quilting! McKinney, TX 10/27/2017
Rose Ann Cook Quilter's Emporium Stafford, TX 10/27/2017
Gayle Coleman GC Enterprises Dayton, TX 10/27/2017
Loveta Fowler Alamo Stitchin' Post San Antonio, TX 10/27/2017
Kathy Smith Patty's Sewing Center San Antonio, TX 10/27/2017
Teri Walker Country Living Quilts Marquez, TX 10/27/2017
Geraldine Wilkins Living Water Quilter Fredericksburg, VA 10/27/2017
Nulagh Devlin Quilting Source Canada Kelowna, BC, CAN 10/27/2017
Rosemary Burton Oh Sew Sweet Shop Wombwell, Barnsley, UK 10/27/2017
Lorraine Hall Oh Sew Sweet Shop Wombwell, Barnsley, UK 10/27/2017
Shanna Rendon Hi Fashion Sewing Machines and Quilt Shop Grand Junction, CO 10/27/2017
Cindy Kraft Cindy's Sew Easy Sewing Shoppe Sheffield Village, OH 10/27/2017
Shirley Kelly Shirley's Sewing Room Moonsomin, SK, CAN 5/16/2018
Mary Hyatt Nutmeg Design South Jordan, UT 5/16/2018
Judy Lantz Sew Etc Burlington, ON, CAN 5/16/2018
Joanne Purcell Paw Patch Quilt Shop Mt. Vernon, OH 5/16/2018
Gail Mikuchonis Quality Sewing & Vacuum Puyallup, WA 5/16/2018
Debbie Williams  Electric Hospital Sew & Vac Coos Bay, OR 5/16/2018


Ruler Work Teacher Training Participant offered by Donelle McAdams (Westalee Design Accredited Teacher)

Educator Name Store Name City, State Date Educated
Cathy McVay Stitch Therapy Auburn, AL 4/17/2018
Michelle Jones Hickory Hill Quilts Hot Springs, AR 4/17/2018
Shanna Rendon Hi Fashion Sewing Machines and Quilt Shop Grand Junction, CO 4/17/2018
Cinda Blewett Lady Bugz Quilts Montrose, CO 5/14/2018
Beverly Schroeder The Sewing Center Around The Block Fort Walton Beach, FL 4/17/2018
Shirley Horton Embroidery Design Fairy Homestead, FL 4/17/2018
Chris Bennett Speedy Sew Sewing Center, Inc. Saginaw, MI 4/17/2018
Mary Grafton-Krogh Bluffview Quilt Shop Winona, MN 4/17/2018
Janeese Olsson The Calico House Lincoln, NE 4/17/2018
Cheryl Vandervort Seams Sew Easy Fairfield, OH 4/17/2018
Cindy Kraft Cindy's Sew Easy Sewing Shoppe Sheffield Village, OH 4/17/2018
Theresa Detrie Not Your Mama’s Quilt Store Plano, TX 4/17/2018
Theresa Branum Patti's Last Resort Acton, TX 4/17/2018
Nancy Strath Bow Bench Retreat    Carseland, AB, CAN 4/17/2018
Sharon Dimond Lori's Country Cottage Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 4/17/2018
Shirley Kelly Shirley's Sewing Room Moosomin, SK, CAN 4/17/2018

Anita Kelly

Boutique 4 Quilters

Melbourne, FL June 2018

Cate Beckstein

Four Pines Quilting Claremont, NH June 2018

Susan McKenna

Marie's Sewing Center Lockport, NY June 2018

Lynn Morey Weathers

Alamosa Quilt Company

Alamosa, CO June 2018

Cindy Chambers

High Country Quilts

Colorado Springs, CO October 2018
Julie Ploniko Snip & Stitch Sewing Centre Nanaimo, BC, CAN January 2019