Why Do we Recommend starting with the Sampler Set?
Westalee Sampler Set, is recommend by Leonie West, is the ideal beginner set of templates for Ruler Work. This set offers various shapes and techniques to master quilting on a domestic machine The Sampler Set is the perfect way to start.
We highly recommend the purchase of The Sampler Set Book by Janet Collins which walks you through each step of quilting with the Sampler Set of ruler Templates. Also the new Jewel Quilt Book also works with the Sampler Set Rulers giving more ideas and techniques to produce a wonderful design quilt -call the Jewel!
What you can achieve with these templates:
Create arcs in small areas with 4" Arc Template.
Stitch clamshell patterns in two sizes (½" and 1½") with Clamshell Template
Stitch spirals using 6" Spiral Template.
Stitch simple circles with 2" Inside Circle Template.
Create petals with 3½" Spin-E-Fex Template.
Create pointed petals with 5½" Spinning Wheel Template.
The Sampler set is highly recommended by all teachers to start our Ruler Work Jounrey!
3 mm templates for low shank machines. These are on the StitchintheDitch site as " Low Shank"
4.5 mm templates for High Shank machines. These are on the StitchintheDitch site as "High Shank"
1/4 inch (6 mm) Sit Down -Mid Arm and Longarm Machines These are on the StitchintheDitch site as "Longarm"