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From Windham

By Whistler Studios



In a French Garden

At the 2022 "Pour l’Amour du Fil" Show, Bonnie Sullivan and Dawn Heese decided to do part of the trip together. From there, a desire for joint projects was born. Here you will see quilts, hook rug, cross stich, and punch needle projects, all inspired from their trip through the gardens of Versailles and of the Luxembourg.




Kit includes pattern and all fabric to make the top of the mini quilt

17” x 20”




Kit includes pattern and all fabric to make the bench pillow cover. 

Approx size:  16” x 38”





New class dates added for popular classes


Beginning Hand Embroidery

August 23rd

2:30 – 4:30

Cost:  $30.00

The class will cover the basic embroidery stitches that are used in many projects. Stitches covered will be: Stem Stitch, Outline Stitch, Back Stitch, Lazy Daisy Stitch, French Know, Blanket Stitch and Chain Stitch.




August 31st or October 5th

1:30 – 2:30

Cost:  $20.00

Twilling is an old-fashioned stitch that adds a lot of elegance to any project.  It is very easy to do and also very addictive.  Once you learn the technique, the possibilities for embellishing quilts are endless. 



Coloring Embroidery Blocks

August 30th

2:00 – 4:00

Cost:  $25.00

Learn the Crabapple Hill Studio method of using the colored pencils to add depth and dimension to your blocks.  You will need to bring a traced block or a piece of fabric with shapes traced on it.  The shop will have the Prism colored pencils, blending stumps and other supplies you will need to get going on your project.




A Simple Stitch – A major impact

September 18th

3:00 – 4:00


Learn the stunning art of Sashiko stitching. Meaning "little stabs", it's a traditional Japanese sewing method that uses evenly spaced running stitches. This eye-catching technique is great for a small hand work projects.  Beginner Class



Beginning Wool Appliqué

October 26th

1:30 – 4:00


This class is for those who have never done wool appliqué or would like a refresher on the beginning techniques used.  We will discuss a couple of different ways of prepping your project and then review the basic stitches used.  The class project is a little snowman pillow.  The kit is required.  A practice piece will be provided along with needles to try and different types of thread. 





  • Wednesday Sew Day – August 9th
  • Thursday Sew Day – August 10th
  •  Friday Sew Day – August 11th
  •  Saturday Sew Day – August 12th
  •  Quilt Camp – August 16th – 19th
  •  Beginning Hand Embroidery – August 23rd
  •  Twilling – Thursday, August 31st