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Quilt Organizations - Virginia

Cabin Branch Quilters, Prince William County
Charlottesville Area Quilt Guild, Charlottesville
Colonial Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Williamsburg
Floyd Quilt Guild, Floyd, Lynchburg., Bedford.
Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Newport News
Rockbridge Pieceworkers Quilt Guild, Lexington
Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild, Harrisonburg
Star Quilters Guild, Roanoke
Stone House Quilters, Manassas
Virginia Consortium of Quilters, Statewide. Maintains a list of all VA guilt guilds.
Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg
White Oak Mountain Quilters, Danville

Quilt Organizations - North Carolina

Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild, Winston-Salem
Quilt Trails of Western North Carolina. Six contiguous counties host quilt blocks. Nine driving trails take you to view vividly painted quilt squares installed on barns and buildings of participating communities.

Quilt Organizations - National

The Alliance for American Quilts "America's Quilt Home on the Internet"
American Quilter's Society "Dedicated to promoting today's quilter"

Instructional or Special Interest Websites

HGTV Quilting Articles and Videos. Watch "how-to" videos and view articles on quilting subjects.
The International Quilt Study Center and Museum. This museum is an affiliate of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. It houses quilts from many countries and centuries, offers a unique academic program, and has a digital gallery for visitors.
Robert Kaufman Quilting. Check out Robert Kaufman quilting fabrics.get free quilting patterns, etc.
June Tailor. June Tailor designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of quilting, crafting and home décor products. Thanks for the product donation to our Quilt Guild.
Quilter's Cache
. Instructions, Free Block Patterns, Quilter's Gallery, and more.
Academy of Quilting. "Learn to quilt in an online classroom"
Quilting Daily. Home of Quiltmaker, McCall's Quilting, Quick Quilts and Quilter's Newsletter. Lots of free instructional info here, blocks, and quilting patterns!
Quilts of Valor Foundation. "Quilting Honor & Comfort for Our Wounded"
Soldiers' Angels. "Through special projects, dedicated teams and individuals supporting our troops, we make a visible difference in the lives of our service members and their families."
Superior Threads.Lots of educational information here about needles, bobbins, and thread. Quilting Charts and Formulas. Helpful.

Quilter's Websites (includes our past guest speakers)

Amos, Lucille: LQG guest speaker Oct. 2013
Blanchard, Laura: LQG guest speaker, July 2015.
Brittingham, Susan. Website is no longer available. Susan has been a guest speaker at our guild.
Bogan, Cathy: owner of Stitch Party Studio, Madison, NC. LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2018.
Brown, Rachel: Rachel’s Quilt Patch LQG guest speaker, Nov. 2009
Beyer, Jinny:
Connie Broy: LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2007.
Linda Cantrell: LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2011.
Karen Lee Carter: LQG guest speaker, March 2012.
T Carter: and LQG gst spkr, Aug 2019.
Hollis Chatelain: LQG guest speaker, June 2009.
Barbara Cline: LQG guest speaker, May 2015. LQG National Quilt Day Celebration leader, March 24, 2007; LQG guest speaker July 2013.
Karen Comstock: LQG guest speaker May 2013
Barbara Dann: LQG guest speaker April 2017.
Kim Deneault: Raggedy Reverse Applique features Kim's reverse applique patterns. Baltimore Album quilts. LQG guest speaker, April 2007.
Karen DuMont: LQG guest speaker Sept. 2012.
Camelia McNeil Elliott: LQG guest speaker, May 2009. LQG guest speaker Aug. 2006 & 2011, Sept. 2014. LQG June 2010 guest speaker. LQG Aug. 2009 guest speaker.
Gyleen Fitzgerald: LQG guest speaker May 2017.
Sandy Fitzpatrick: LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2015.
Linda Hahn: LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2016.
Candace Hassen: Quilt Designs by Candace. LQG guest speaker, March 2019.
Joyce Hughes: LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2018.
Bonnie Hunter: LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2008.
Jill Jensen: LQG guest speaker, May 2019.
Susan Brubaker Knapp: LQG guest speaker, March 2011.
Debby Kratovil: LQG guest speaker, May 2011.
Kathy Lincoln: LQG guest speaker, April 2013.
Judy Loope: LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2011.
Cheryl Lynch: LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2017.
Cathy Miller: LQG guest singer/quilter, April 2010 (third visit).
Judy Niemeyer:
Annette Ornelas: LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2008.
Patty Powers:
  Patty's Blogspot: LQG Guest Speaker Oct. 2012.
Suzi Parron: LQG Guest Speaker March 2017.
Gayle P. Ropp: LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2008.
Suzzie Schuyler: Sew Bee It. LQG guest speaker, March 2018.
Shannon Shirley: LQG guest speaker, July 2018.
Cyndi Souder: LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
Karen Witt: LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2010.
Kevin Womack: LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
Madge Ziegler: LQG guest speaker Aug. 2012.

Quilting Stores - Local

Alpine Sewing Machine Co. - Roanoke
BargainBarnFabrics - Montvale
Blue Ridge Quilting - Custom Machine Quilting. Cathy Fandel, Ferrum, VA.
Boone's Country Store - (No Website) 2699 Jubal Early Highway, Boones Mill, Virginia 24065. (540) 721-2478.
CS Threadz - 12925 Booker T Washington Hwy # 104b, Hardy, VA 24101.
Fork Mtn Quilting - Rocky Mount.
Quilted Expressions - Lynchburg
The Sewing Studio - Martinsville
Threads Run Through It - Phenix, VA. Owner Lori Clayton was a LQG guest speaker June 2012, July 2014, Aug. 2015.
Tender Heart Quilts - Millboro

Quilting Stores Beyond the Local Area

Batiks Etcetera and Sew What Fabrics, Wytheville
The Cottton Quilt - Granite Falls, NC. Owner Martha Annas was a LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2014.
FabShop Hop - "An Internet shopping adventure"

Books and Magazines

Martingale. That Patchwork Place.
Quilting Daily. Home of Quiltmaker, McCall's Quilting, Quick Quilts and Quilter's Newsletter Magazine. Lots of free instructional info here, blocks and quilting patterns!
Quilting Arts Magazine. If you like art quilts this is the place for you. Free stuff, videos, shopping, etc.

Personal Favorites

Pat & Kate: English Paper Piecing 1/22/13
Paper Pieces Precut paper shapes for English Paper Piecing. Our kits used 3/4" hexagons.
Blank Quilting Quilting supplied the fabric for Pat & Kate's demonstration.

Cindy Stachelski recommends the following fabric manufacturers' websites which offer a wide variety of free patterns. When visiting their websites look for links to "Patterns" or "Projects." Be sure to checkout their great fabrics, too!

Hoffman Fabric Company
Benartex Fabric Company
Kona Bay Fabrics
Maywood Studios
Northcott (Choose "Resources" > "Patterns" > sort patterns by "free")
Free Spirit (Choose "download pattern")
In the Beginning
Marcus Brothers
P&B Textiles
RJR Fabrics
Robert Kaufman Fabrics
Timeless Treasures

Bette Gove presented our October 2009 program during which she talked about techniques for fabric embellishment, painting and dyeing. Here are some of her favorite websites for products and info on these techniques: (also check out Bette's Blog:

Dharma Trading Co.: fabric dyes, paints, Ready To Dye fabric and more
Dick Blick: art supplies
Marr Haven Wool Farm: wool roving and other felting supplies
Quilting Arts: information, magazine, supply store
Consumer Crafts:
Maggie Grey: online magazine, blog
Bonnie McCaffery: vid-casts and more
Quilt University: online classes
Marcy Tilton: silk screens and foils
Laura Murray: stencils, foiling, rubber stamps, Shiva paint sticks, rubbing plates, info on how to use them
Diane Ericson: stencils and clothing patterns

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