Welcome to summer and the latest news from the WWHQS! New fabrics are arriving daily as we approach our busy season. We have lots of new samples, kits, books and patterns as well as lucious hand dyed wool from "Wooly Lady". Our roster of summer classes is on the web site through August...click Here. New fabrics and kits are also now on the site and you can call to order. 802-824-5700.
20 Denyse Schmidt fat quarters will make this traditional "Turning Twenty" quilt. The kit includes the book by Tricia Cribbs and 20 Flea Market Fancy 2012 fat quarters. This is a wonderful beginner quilt and the fabrics are wonderfully retro. kit is $75
This kit contains 9 fat quarters from the Parson Gray collection by David Butler for Free Spirit Fabrics and the yardage of Kona "Coal" required for the back- ground plus the border fabric and binding. The pattern is "Urban Cabin" by Atkinson Designs. Kit price is $85.00.
Flower Doodle Quilt Kit
The pattern and fabric for this quilt are by Kim Schaefer for Andover Fabrics. The kit contains all the fabric needed for the quilt top and borders. Back and binding are sold separately. Finished quilt measures 58"x85" and is perfect for those long twin dorm beds! Kit Price...$80
A variety of "Wooly Lady" kits are now available. Here are a few...
A wonderful "Penny Rug" table mat. The kit contains the pattern and all the hand dyed wool to make the project. You will have left over wool for another project! The complete kit cost is $85.50. You can hand applique or machine applique this vibrant table topper! Wooly Lady kits range in price from $35 to $112. "Wool Is Good!"
I am currently working on this wall hanging...
I have worked many years on wool applique and have lots of tricks and tips! I do my applique projects a bit differently than the wooly lady patterns and will be happy to share with you my experience. Wool Applique Classes are scheduled for Friday, June 22, Friday, July 13th or Friday, August 10th. Classes are from 10:30-2:30 and cost $20 plus your kit fee. You can chose any kit, or select the English Garden Candle Mat project. Pictured here...
Jessica Vandenburgh will be teach many classes this summer. Among them are the "Diva Wallet", "Pleated Clutch", "Ruffled Clutch" and her newest pattern "Fabulous Fabric Flowers" Check the website for dates and times throughout the summer.
Totebag classes, Shiva Paint Stick classes, Lily Apron classes, Zippered Pouches class and much more will be offered here this summer in our air conditioned classroom! Oh and not to be missed...another class with Truddi Greene- "Round-a-Bout" block.
Curved Piecing makes a quilt look complex! Truddi is an expert in this technique. She also has incredible color and design skills. This block would make a fabulous start to a larger quilt or just keep it as is for a wonderful table mat! This class is scheduled for Friday, July 27th , 10:30-3 pm and costs $40. You will make your own templates in class!
Newest Fabric Arrivals!
"Beauty Is You" designed by Cori Dantini for "Blend Fabric" a new company headed by Anna Griffin! There is a mixed media look to these fabrics with lots of text and sketchy graphics. The panel is a marvel!
From Timeless Treasures we have received some Fall and Holiday fabrics...No one does "seasonal" fabric like Timeless!
We have new colors of Kona now in stock including "Putty" and "Stone" Amazing nuetrals from Robert Kaufman. We also have the latest new colors of Andover Dimples by Gail Kessler.
And just in time...from Robert Kaufman...
That's it for now! Come in and see what's new, take a class, come to Open Sewing or Finishing School!
Oh and by the way...Are you taking our 'Quilter's Challenge" "Cut The sCRAPs"? First prize is a $100 Gift Certificate to the WWHQS! Email me if you would like the rules for the challenge. We have a "Cut The Scraps" workshop scheduled for Sunday, August 4th from 1-2:30pm. Bring a pile of your scraps and for ten bucks you will get a free copy of the magazine "Quilt Your Stash" and 2 clear storage bins. We will help you get started cutting and organizing! You do not need to attend the workshop to take the challenge! Deadline for entries is in November.