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The Quilting Quarters

The Quilting Quarters in Almonte, Ontario, reflects the textile heritage of the small Canadian community.

Meet the Staff

From left: Carole Shute, Susan Shute (owner), Joni Newman, and Albert Shute.

Samples Galore

The family-run quilt shop abounds with quilted samples. Owner Susan Shute’s mother, Carole Shute, helps cut and order fabric and stitches many of the samples at The Quilting Quarters. Susan’s father, Albert, works on everything from accounting to answering the phone at the shop.

Meet the Staff

From left: Carole Shute, Susan Shute (owner), Joni Newman, and Albert Shute.

Cost-Friendly Projects

Quilted pillows and wall hangings provide options for quilters who enjoy dabbling in various techniques.

In the Details

Customers can expand their quilting skill sets with the different techniques, such as the curved piecing used on this purse, taught in classes offered at The Quilting Quarters.

Candle Mats

Candle mats using felted wool are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Cozy Colors

Patterns featuring warm, traditional colors are popular at The Quilting Quarters.

Woodland Stroll

Shop owner Susan Shute and staff member Joni Newman designed Woodland Stroll, a quilt featuring Grandmother’s Fan blocks, for Quilt Sampler® Spring/Summer 2013 magazine.

Machine-Quilting Details

Carol Darou machine-quilted feathers in the fans and pebbles in the light beige print background. She stitched a scroll design in the inner border and accented the outer border with an allover scroll motif.

Get the Magazine!

Contact The Quilting Quarters to purchase Quilt Sampler® Spring/Summer 2013 magazine, pick up a copy at your local quilt shop or newsstand, or get the digital issue online.

Peek inside The Quilt Basket, another quilt shop featured in the Spring/Summer 2013 issue.


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