of the Month
Quilt Organizations - Virginia
Branch Quilters, Prince William County
Area Quilt Guild
Quilt Guild, Williamsburg
Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt
Guild, Newport News
Quilt Guild, Lexington
Shenandoah Valley Quilters
Star Quilters Guild, Roanoke
Virginia Consortium of Quilters, Statewide. Maintains a list of all VA guilt
Mountain Quilters, Danville
Quilt Organizations - North
and Quilters Guild, Winston-Salem
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"
Society "Dedicated to promoting
Instructional or Special
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.
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.
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
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
Quilts of Valor Foundation. "Quilting Honor & Comfort for Our
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.
(includes our past guest speakers)
Amos, Lucille: http://www.quiltworx.com/instructors/lucille-amos.
LQG guest speaker Oct. 2013
LQG guest speaker, July 2015.
SusanBrittingham.com "Art Quilts by Susan Brittingham."
Susan has been a guest speaker at our guild.
Brown, Rachel: Rachels
Quilt Patch LQG guest speaker,
Broy: www.conniebeequilts.com LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2007.
http://www.lindacantrell.mysite.com LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2011.
Carter: http://www.karenleecarter.com/KLC_Quilts/Home.html LQG guest speaker, March, 2012.
guest speaker, June 2009.
LQG guest speaker, May 2015.
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
LQG guest speaker April 2017.
Applique features Kim's reverse applique
Album quilts. LQG guest speaker, April 2007.
LQG guest speaker Sept. 2012.
Camelia McNeil Elliott: http://cuniquec.com LQG guest speaker, May
PaulaGolden.com LQG guest
speaker Aug. 2006 & 2011, Sept. 2014.
LQG June 2010 guest speaker.
LQG Aug. 2009 guest speaker.
LQG guest speaker May 2017.
Fitzpatrick: http://hissyfitzdesigns.com. LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2015.
Linda Hahn http://www.froghollowdesigns.com. LQG guest
speaker, Oct. 2016.
LQG guest speaker, Oct. 2008.
LQG guest speaker, March 2011.
Debby Kratovil: http://www.quilterbydesign.com
LQG guest speaker, May 2011.
LQG guest speaker, April 2013
LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2011.
Miller: http://www.singingquilter.com LQG guest singer/quilter,
April 2010 (third visit).
Judy Niemeyer: http://www.quiltworx.com.
LQG guest speaker, Sept. 2008.
Patty's Blogspot: http://brooksidefiberarts.blogspot.com/.
LQG Guest Speaker Oct. 2012.
http://www.barnquiltinfo.com/. LQG Guest Speaker March 2017.
Gayle P. Ropp: www.tjsquickquilter.com LQG guest speaker, Aug.
Cyndi Souder: http://www.moonlightingquilts.com. LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
LQG guest speaker, Aug. 2010.
Womack: http://www.kevinwomackart.com. LQG guest speaker, March 2016.
LQG guest speaker Aug. 2012.
Quilting Stores - Local
Machine Co. - Roanoke
Quilting - Ferrum
Boone's Country Store - (No Website) 2699 Jubal Early Highway,
Boones Mill, Virginia 24065. (540) 721-2478.
Store - SML
Schoolhouse Quilt Shop - Troutville
Stitch - Rocky Mount
The Sewing Studio - Martinsville
Threads Run Through
It - Phenix, VA. Owner Lori Clayton
was a LQG guest speaker June 2012, July 2014, Aug. 2015.
Heart Quilts - Millboro
Quilting Stores Beyond
the Local Area
Batiks Etcetera and Sew What
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!
Arts Magazine If you like art quilts this is the place for
you. Free stuff, videos, shopping, etc.
Pat & Kate: English Paper Piecing
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,
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-
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-
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