Janet Collins

Janet Collins

I have had a passion for all things quilty since I started learning nearly 30 years ago. I grew up with a needle in my hand and was always making something. I met Leonie and Bill from Westalee Design in 2009, whilst working in a Patchwork Shop in Perth W.A.. The rest as they say is history. Leonie and I just clicked. I became extremely proficient using Westalee Designs Piecing Rulers and Templates. However, quilting my quilts, apart from ditch stitching, was my nemesis. Then along came the Westalee Ruler Foot and Templates for domestic sewing machines. Now, I love to machine quilt.
I was the first Teacher to be accredited by Westalee Design to teach their product range. In 2015, I travelled with Leonie and Bill to Houston Quilt Market and Festival to teach and demonstrate there.
I want my students to learn and more importantly I want my students to leave with a feeling of accomplishment and I hope that I can impart to them a freedom in their own ability to move on further. I know that I have done my job when I see my students helping and encouraging each other. The greatest joy in teaching is seeing people succeed.
I now work closely with Leonie West of Westalee Design in the design and testing of new templates which has given me and my student’s new wings to fly.

We look forward to sharing these classes with you: