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Rainbow Drops 1
Rainbow Drops 2


 “Quilting in Vermont”

with Kathie Beltz


The Strong House Inn

Vergennes, Vermont


March 22-24, 2024


Join us in lovely Vergennes, Vermont for a weekend of sewing, chocolate, pampering, and fun!

Spend the weekend creating this beautiful Rainbow Drops quilt.  Here’s a quick and easy pattern based on 5-inch squares.  Grab a charm pack, or dig into your stash for 5-inch squares.  With two different layouts, you can make one quilt, or the other, or both!

Project size: 39″ x 39″ or 39″ x 45″; Skill Level: Confident Beginner

This quilt retreat at the fabulous Strong House Inn includes use of the specifically-designed quilting room with cutting stations, ironing stations, excellent natural light, and extra lighting for those marathon night sewing sessions. The rates of $480 ppdo/$595 so include 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 casual dinners, and an afternoon tea to break up your long sewing day.

Reservations are required in advance, with a $150 deposit to guarantee your space.  Make sure to review the cancellation policy here, then make your reservation by calling the Strong House Inn at (802) 877-3337.

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