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Quilt Organizations - Virginia

Cabin Branch Quilters, Prince William County
Charlottesville Area Quilt Guild
Colonial Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Williamsburg
Floyd Quilt Guild, Floyd
Patchesandpieces.org, Lynchburg.
Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Newport News
Rockbridge Pieceworkers Quilt Guild, Lexington
Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild, Harrisonburg
Star Quilters Guild, Roanoke
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

Craftsy. Classes, Workshops, Patterns (lots of free ones), Photo Gallery, Social Interaction and more.
HGTV Simply Quilts Video Center
. Watch "how-to" video clips on popular 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"
Quilter's Village. Home of Quiltmaker, McCall's Quilting, Quick Quilts and Quilter's Newsletter. Lots of free instructional info here, blocks, and quilting patterns!
World Wide Quilting Page. "The World's Oldest & Largest Quilting Site"
Art2Mail. Learn about fiber postcards: "4" x 6" dyed, painted, appliquéd, stitched, fused, beaded, crayoned, discharged, photo transferred and even copper foiled cards." Be sure to read "About the Project" and of course look at the postcard gallery. Lots of interesting links, too.
Postmark'd Art. A sister site to Art2Mail. Form your own fiber postcard group.
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.
www.quiltqua.com. A directory for quilting related businesses. It also offers listings for quilt museums, guilds across the country, blogs and quilt shows. There is an extensive listing of articles about quilting, a show and tell feature, and links for other information.
http://janesquilting.blogspot.com/2015/10/quilt-charts-and-formulas.html. Quilting Charts and Formulas. Helpful.

Quilter's Websites (includes our past guest speakers)

Amos, Lucille: http://www.quiltworx.com/instructors/lucille-amos. LQG guest speaker Oct. 2013
Blanchard, Laura: http://www.plumtreequilts.com LQG guest speaker, July 2015.
SusanBrittingham.com "Art Quilts by Susan Brittingham." Susan has been a guest speaker at our guild.
Brown, Rachel: Rachel’s Quilt Patch LQG guest speaker, Nov. 2009
Beyer, Jinny: JinnyBeyer.com
Connie Broy: www.conniebeequilts.com LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2007.
Linda Cantrell: http://www.lindacantrell.mysite.com LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2011.
Karen Lee Carter: http://www.karenleecarter.com/KLC_Quilts/Home.html LQG guest speaker, March, 2012.
Hollis Chatelain: http://hollisart.com/ LQG guest speaker, June 2009.
Barbara Cline: http://www.delightfulpiecing.com LQG guest speaker, May 2015.
AugustaColeQuilting.com LQG guest speaker National Quilt Day Celebration March 24, 2007, LQG guest speaker July 2013
Karen Comstock: http://www.quilttricks.com/. LQG guest speaker May 2013
Barbara Dann: http://www.alleycatquiltworks.com. LQG guest speaker April 2017.
Kim Deneault: Raggedy Reverse Applique features Kim's reverse applique patterns.
MimiDietrich.com Baltimore Album quilts. LQG guest speaker, April 2007.
Karen DuMont: http://www.kariepatch.com/store/WsAboutus.asp. LQG guest speaker Sept. 2012.
Camelia McNeil Elliott: http://cuniquec.com LQG guest speaker, May 2009.
PaulaGolden.com LQG guest speaker Aug. 2006 & 2011, Sept. 2014.
BunnyGoodDesigns.com LQG June 2010 guest speaker.
SteviiGraves.com LQG Aug. 2009 guest speaker.
Gyleen Fitzgerald: http://www.colourfulstitches.com. LQG guest speaker May 2017.
Sandy Fitzpatrick: http://hissyfitzdesigns.com. LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2015.
Linda Hahn http://www.froghollowdesigns.com. LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2016.
Bonnie Hunter: www.quiltville.com LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2008.
Susan Brubaker Knapp: http://www.bluemoonriver.com LQG guest speaker, March 2011.
Debby Kratovil: http://www.quilterbydesign.com LQG guest speaker, May 2011.
Kathy Lincoln: http://www.kathylincoln.com. LQG guest speaker, April 2013
Judy Loope: http://www.judyloope.com. LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2011.
Cathy Miller: http://www.singingquilter.com LQG guest singer/quilter, April 2010 (third visit).
Judy Niemeyer: http://www.quiltworx.com.
Annette Ornelas: www.southwindquilts.com. LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2008.
Patty Powers: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Patricia-Powers-Fiber-Artist/211866955515483.
  Patty's Blogspot: http://brooksidefiberarts.blogspot.com/. LQG Guest Speaker Oct. 2012.
Suzi Parron: http://www.barnquiltinfo.com/. LQG Guest Speaker March 2017.
Gayle P. Ropp: www.tjsquickquilter.com LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2008.
Cyndi Souder: http://www.moonlightingquilts.com. LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
Karen Witt: http://www.reproductionquilts.com LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2010.
Kevin Womack: http://www.kevinwomackart.com. LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
Madge Ziegler: http://www.facebook.com/MadgeZieglerQuilts. LQG guest speaker Aug. 2012.

Quilting Stores - Local

Alpine Sewing Machine Co. - Roanoke
Blue Ridge Quilting - Ferrum
Boone's Country Store - (No Website) 2699 Jubal Early Highway, Boones Mill, Virginia 24065. (540) 721-2478.
The General Store - SML
Old Trinity Schoolhouse Quilt Shop - Troutville
The Crooked Stitch - 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.
Quilter's Village 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 www.paperpieces.com. Precut paper shapes for English Paper Piecing. Our kits used 3/4" hexagons.
Blank Quilting
www.blankquilting.com.Blank 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 http://www.hoffmanfabrics.com
Benartex Fabric Company
http://www.benartex.com
Kona Bay Fabrics
http://www.konabay.com
Maywood Studios
http://www.maywoodstudio.com
Northcott
http://www.northcott.net (Choose "Resources" > "Patterns" > sort patterns by "free")
Free Spirit
http://www.freespiritfabric.com (Choose "download pattern")
In the Beginning
http://www.inthebeginningfabrics.com
Marcus Brothers
http://www.marcusbrothers.com
P&B Textiles
http://www.pbtex.com
RJR Fabrics
http://www.rjrfabrics.com
Robert Kaufman Fabrics
http://www.robertkaufman.com
Timeless Treasures
http://www.ttfabrics.com

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: www.sewmuchfunwithbette.blogspot.com)

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


 
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