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Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
Londonderry, Vermont
I Love Being a Quilt Shop Owner!
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Last May I was at Quilt Market listening to Jen Kingwell (Gypsy Wife) speak and show her wonderful quilts! We are very lucky she now has a US distributor and we can not only get her books and patterns, but... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Spring is not here! The closest we can get right now in Vermont is our "Twirling Tulips" table topper we designed for our 2015 Vermont Shop Hop. The pattern and kit are now available for purchase. The weather can only... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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The Vermont Shop Hop is just around the corner! Next Friday, March 20th thru Sunday March 29th, all participating shops will be open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM! Above is our shop hop project for 2015. Hoppers will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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New Block of the Month from "Homespun" Magazine! I have started this Block of the Month from "Homespun" magazine. It's called "China Shop", designed by Kathy Doughty and Kaffe Fassett! It is a 10 month program. The whole quilt is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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New Pre-cut fabrics... "Doe" by Carolyn Friedlander Fat Quarter Bundle (25) fat quarters. We also have "jelly rolls" in this line as well as some fabrics on the bolt. Designer Palette Solids by Rita Hodge from "Red Pepper" Quilts Designer... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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"Patchwork City" by Elizabeth Hartman our new BOM for 2015! Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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We adore Faith Jones and her "Fresh Lemons" patterns! Finished Quilt Size 60"x72" "Starfall", created by Faith Jones, has been selected as our new Block of the Month for 2015. Each participant will receive the original pattern in their first... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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It's beginning to look a lot like Winter here in Vermont! We have a bit of snow and the ski slopes are open! Our holiday inventory is on the shelves ready for gift giving to your favorite sewist, including yourself!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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What a cute wall hanging! This is made from a panel and coordinates from a Quilting Treasures line called "Sunflower Bouquet". This is a free downloadable pattern from the Quilting Treasures website! There are several other patterns available for this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Where did June go? After The Vermont Quilt Festival it was JULY! Lots of new seasonal fabrics are coming into the shop. One of my favorites is "Kalinka" by Julie Paschkis for In The Beginning Fabrics. This is the panel.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Oooh! The new tone on tone "Pearl Bracelets" are here by Lizzy House! 15 gorgeous hues! Including 3 metallics... Sunprints by Allison Glass are here! So many cool prints! Love 'em all! In the kiddy department we have Forest Friend-zy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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We are so excited to be participating in this summer's Row by Row Experience! There are several shops in Vermont participating with quilt shops across the US and Canada. Visit any participating shop from July 1, 2014 til September 2,... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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My new Kaffe quilt from the book "Quilt Grandeur". Love the dots! I used the latest fabrics from the Kaffe Fassett Collective Spring 2014 collection. Another view... Nice quilting by Andrew! Here are some of the new prints... We have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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We are so excited to finally have all of our Bernina sewing machine models up and running. We have the 3 Series The 5 series And the 7 Series I think my personal favorite is the B 750 Q. 11... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Mormor and Sylvia by Lotta Jansdotter Her latest lines from Windham Fabrics! Also just arrived..."Modern Folkloric" from Makower UK. Lovely gray,,black and white and yellow prints. Perfect for this new pattern called "Turnstile" from Plum Tree Quilts Here is a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Ok I know, I shouldn't get side tracked by a color wheel...but I will make as many as I can! Lancaster PA next week! Bernina's will be in the house by Shop Hop! Shop Hop! Excited! Love to see all... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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It's a little tough to get to the open sign these days! But it is beautiful! Finally finished my "Modern Art Quilt" I used Kim Schaefer's newest lines, "Night and Day" and her "Hand Dyes" Series #1. This was a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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I am a "Dyed in theWool" Bernina Girl! I will take 5 of each please! We are here in Aurora Illinois, the home of Bernina International, or "BI" as insiders say. We hope to be selling and servicing Bernina's by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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This coming April, Waterwheel House Quilt Shop will be 6 years old! We have many wonderful projects and events planned for 2014. The first big announcement is our new Block of the Month program that will begin the last week... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Snow's a bit deep...time for the booties! About 17 inches today. Yesterday we had our "Festival of Trees" gathering. Snow prevented some trees from coming to the party. But here is our forest... We had an "Elvis" tree...Jude's Elvis fabric... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Glad it's still early December! Seems like there's so much to do in so little time! We have some specials going on in the Shop to tell you about... Our End of the Bolt Sale We have selected bolts from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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This panel makes a quick wall hanging. You can also cut the blocks apart for "mug rugs" or pot holders! A great excuse to practice your free motion quilting. Or just "pillowcase" and quilt straight lines with your walking foot.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Whew it has been a whirlwind around here! First, here are some pics of our booth at "A Quilter's Gathering in Manchester New Hampshire at the beginning of this month. A shot of the bundle wall. We brought all of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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We are loving these two new books here at the shop. Some of our favorited designers, bloggers and quilters are featured in this beautiful hard-cover book, "Where Women Create"! Kathy Doughty's (of "Material Obsession" fame) latest book has so many... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop
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Gracie and I love this big maple tree we pass on our morning walks. This is our yard. Color is beautiful this year! This weekend should be peak! Our final installment of our Swoon Block of the Month is in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2013 at Waterwheel House Quilt Shop