Our Sunflowers finally Bloomed! The wall-hanging looks great on the old barn. This is a great panel quilt to practice your free motion quilting! Kits available.
Vermont is open for business! We suffered no damage from the floods from Hurricane Irene! You can get here from there!! Here is a bit of what is new at the WWHQS. Rembember to click on any picture to enlarge it.
Children at Play, from Michael Miller. This is a baby quilt using the "Crazy Eights" Pattern from Bits and Pieces. We have this in a kit.
Also fabric from Michael Miller. Aqua and Red with "Forest Life" as the focus fabric. Kit available. Baby quilt.
2 New Easy Peasy Table Runners for the Holidays. Kits availabe
Bamboo Quilt. Pattern by Jaybird Designs. Fabric is from the "Juicy Blossoms" collection from Quilting Treasures. Kit Available. Uses the new creative grids "Lazy Angle Ruler".
Sunflower Runner. Fabric from Robert Kaufman. Kits Available
"Growing Green" fabric from Alexander Henry. Kit Available
Based on a pattern by Julie Stockler. Using Kaffe Fassett Collective Fabrics. 40"x40" Kit Available
A block from the quilt.
Based on a tutorial from the blogger, "Filminthefridge"Rectangle Squared. Kits available
"Off The Wall" quilt based on a design by Jean Wells. Sign up for this wonderful class, Friday, September 30th. 10:30-3:30. Instructor, Truddi Greene. You will learn curved, inset piecing and thread painting. Your finished project will be 8"x8"x3". Wooden frames will be included in the class fee. Here is a head on view.
Truddi sells lots of her quilts in area galleries and shops. She has a wonderful eye for color and design.
This weekend, Saturday, September 17th from 9-5 and Sunday, September 18th from 9-4, we will be selling our wares at the Bennington Quiltfest. The show will be held at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School, 747 East Road in Bennington Vermont. Directions can be found on the web. We will have all of our latest and greatest kits, patterns and books! www.benningtonquiltfest.com
Saturday, October 1st from 11:30-1:30,will be our 3rd annual Challenge Event. Challengers will meet at the old Town Hall in South Londonderry to share their quilts and enjoy a potluck lunch. If you bring a dish to share you are invited to attend even if you are not a challenger. We will be voting on different aspects of the quilts and there will be prizes and give aways. I can't wait to see all the talented interpretations of this years Challenge. Hope you can make it.
Saturday, November 5th, 10:30-2:30 is our 2nd "Ruffled Couture Clutch Class". Jennifer VanDenburgh shares her pattern and expertise in making this easy clutch that requires only 2 fat quarters! Frames, glue and special tools are included in the class fee.
Of course these bags look fabulous in our wonderful fabrics.
We are looking forward to a gorgeous foliage season. We hope to see you soon!
The Waterwheel House is a creative new sewing center in beautiful Londonderry, Vermont. We sell quilting fabric, notions, books, patterns and supplies for sewers, crafters and artists. We also offer classes and workshops -- call for info.