QDS™ Challenge 1 Showcase – Lisette Léveillé

Please welcome Amateur category finalist Lisette Léveillé to our 2012 Quilt Design Star™ competition!

sewing room 008 225x300 QDS™ Challenge 1 Showcase   Lisette LéveilléHer entry-round quilt submission is titled “Martinique”.

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Martinique

“Everyone – from my husband and family, friends and quilting friends, as well as colleagues at the office – are all 100% behind this competition journey.”

On her Challenge 1 experience so far: “As soon as I heard I was a finalist, I pulled my crayons, and started drawing. This is the first time I’ll be making the Amish Star Block. After several hours, I had the base of my quilt, but it has continued to evolve after I began sewing the pieces.”

Lisette receives support from a past Quilt Design Star™ contestant: “Since I know Shirley Jobson personally (a finalist in the 2011 McCall’s Quilt Design Star™), we met this past week at Camp Wanna Sew. Just like a relay, she passed the baton to me to carry on the Quilt Design competition tradition. We had great laughs about this moment over the weekend.”

“Here are a few pictures of my quilting room, which many envy due to the amount of space.”

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Don’t miss any of our QDS™ 2012 Designer Showcase posts – click here!

Thanks to one of our amazing partners, Viking, for sponsoring this QDS™ update!

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14 Responses to QDS™ Challenge 1 Showcase – Lisette Léveillé

  1. Lynda says:

    Your quilting room is beautiful! I love all the storage! Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

  2. Julie says:

    Wish I had that kind of space! Love the tropical look of your quilt!

  3. Terri Vanden Bosch says:

    Thanks for sharing your sewing room with us!! Can’t wait to see what everyone has been putting together!!

  4. Guylaine says:

    Congradulations on the first challenge. Looking forward to see more!

  5. Cathie in Ut says:

    Beautiful block and good luck in the contest!

  6. Suzanne says:

    Wow Lisette, that’s a GREAT sewing room!! J’ai hate de voir ton autre creation!!

  7. Shirley in Canada says:

    Aw, thanks for mentioning our passing of the baton! Good luck my friend! ♥

  8. Cyndi says:

    Best Wishes for you Lisette, your talent is Beauty to the Eye :)

  9. MariaMaille says:

    Good luck, Lisette! You’re an amazing creator and I’m excited to see the next magic you create!!!

  10. Mary C in WA says:

    Enjoy the Journey, Lisette. I am so grateful for the new ‘friends” I got along the way last year- Especially Shirley! Waving to you my new Canadian friend!

  11. Annette Schultz says:

    wishing you the best with your next design, I’ll be sure to check it out. Love your sewing room sew neat and tidy. Mine needs a little TLC. See you in round one.

  12. Huguette says:

    Good job Lisette ! Sew proud to be your sister. Good Luck !

  13. Judy says:

    What a lovely space. Mine, not so much. Congrats on your progress. Cant wait to see all the new projects for this round. Good Luck to everyone!

  14. Terri Vanden Bosch says:

    Well 3 days to the finish line–are you ready?? I am sure you are. Can’t wait for Tuesday!!!

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