|Proprietary Links - recommended by our
|www.artisticribbon – Since 1928 Artistic
Ribbon has been supplying ribbons, rosebuds and buds at wholesale
to the apparel market, etc. Lots to choose from.
|www.askjeeves.com – Enter a
question, a word, or a phrase and then click the ask button, then
the database displays related links to go to.
|www.benartex.com – This is a site
hosted by Benartex fabrics. They tell you where you can purchase
their fabrics and show you the newest collections you need for that
next fabulous project! You can e-mail them directly from this site
with questions or comments.
|www.berninausa.com – This site will
link you to any Bernina dealer and will give you an address and
phone number for the shop nearest to you. Their information is
updated periodically. They offer all you need to know about sewing
machines and much more.
|www.blockcentral.com – The Quilter’s
Search Engine. This site offers a "blocks & more" section and
TONS of links to other sites with free patterns. It also gives you
info on the block types (pieced, foundation pieced, appliqued,
|www.bryerpatch.com – Caryl Bryer
Fallert's web site. A textile artist, she offers a section on
questions and answers regarding subjects like “how to handle large
quilts at the machine” and “use of quilt basting sprays”. She also
showcases a gallery of her work for public sale.
|www.bymolly.com – Clay ornaments,
animals with quilts, jewelry, and many other special gift ideas for
the quilt lover.
|www.catswhoquilt.com – A site for
those of you who quilt and love cats. It has everything from
wearable art cat patterns to cat fabric swaps. It even includes a
section on safety in your sewing room for cats.
|www.cindyblackberg.com – Renown
quilter, artisan, teacher, author, and lover of vintage fabrics. Her
multi-level talents have taken her to many places around the world.
Her site offers patterns, template stamps, and other items for
|www.coatsandclark.com – Sewing,
Hand-knitting, and Handcraft products. A good source for many free
patterns (including knitting and crocheting). Their site is updated
frequently, changing patterns and tips regularly.
|www.connectingthreads.com – An
on-line catalog, includes brief quilt book descriptions displaying
several pages with pictures. They also offer frequent specials to
|www.cottonclub.com – An online
fabric catalog with a full searchable engine to help find a
particular pattern and color.
|www.countryheritagetours.com – Chere
Brodsky, textile designer and quilt collector, is the owner of
Country Heritage Tours. A Quilt Tour Company planning memorable
journeys for people with a passion about quilting, traveling
together, sharing a common interest.
|www.compuquilt.com – This site
offers the computer savvy quilter the latest computer related
products available on the market. Features many artists works that
help inspire us. Free paper piecing patterns available.
|www.debbiemumm.com – The Mumm Shop,
quilting, crafts, fabrics, and lots more. Debbie Mumm displays her
latest fabric and lists local shops that carry her collection.
|www.dmc-usa.com – A variety of
needlework thread products and accessories available for purchase.
DMC also offers charts, projects, and patterns free by download.
|www.equilter.com – Online fabric
store for quilting, sewing and fashion, with over 11,000 Fabrics in
stock! eQuilter specializes in Asian-Pacific & Contemporary
Quilt fabics, carrying exquisite Batiks.
|www.fabricstodyefor.com – Site
offers ready-made hand-dyed fabrics and supplies for hand-dying for
|www.fabricstolove.com – An online fabric
store featuring selection by categories. Orders are shipped in 2-3 days
through a safe and secure site.
|www.fatquarterfever.com – This site
has secure services to handle online purchases. They carry fabrics
from well-known manufacturers and the fat quarter bundle prices are
more than reasonable.
|www.fatquartershop.com – Specializing in fat
quarter bundles for the quilting enthusiast. We carry Moda, Benartex,
P&B Textiles, RJR Fabrics, Timeless Treasures, Marcus Brothers, and
|www.fingergloves.com – This is a new
product and seems essential for most handiwork. Heavy-Duty, 100%
natural latex rubber gloves worn over any finger and feels like a
second skin. Reusable and Machine Washable! Now available at most
stores which carry Prym/Dritz as a distributor.
|www.fonsandporter.com – This is
Emily Porter and Liz Porter official web site and contains
information about their new books, Fons & Porter, television
series on Public Television, and their magazine, For the Love of
Quilting. If you love to shop, their site offers books, kits,
supplies, etc. for the ordering.
|www.georgiabonesteel.com – North
Carolina’s master quilter, Georgia Bonesteel. Her site gives you
information about her PBS show, “Lap Quilting”, her lectures, and
also information on her books and quilt store located in Flat Rock,
|www.hancocks-paducah.com – On-line
catalog for Hancocks of Paducah, Kentucky fabrics. You can order a
regular, hands-on catalog or simply enjoy browsing through their
online fabrics. This is a great shopping spot.
|www.handquilter.com – Candy Goff’s
site is for the hand “piecers” and hand “quilters.” Her site offers
many great tips and information. Workshops, books, and kits can be
ordered through her site. While you’re visiting, be sure and check
out Candy’s MISERY quilt from the gallery and the story that goes
|www.jinnybeyer.com – Renown quilter,
author, teacher, Jinny Beyer shares quilt tips, free patterns, and
those hard to find items can be ordered through her secured site.
|www.junetailor.com – June Tailor designs,
manufactures, and distributes a wide range of quilting, crafting and
home décor products from the popular inkjet printer fabric transfers
to custom Do-IT-Yourself window treatments. Free Shipping is offered
on all items.
– Judy Martin is a teacher, author and quilt pattern designer. She
also publishes a newsletter of which you can read online or sign up
to receive as an electronic file. She offers an original free block
of the month and tips with pointers to help quilters on the move.
|www.karencombs.com – Karen Combs is
a teacher, an author, a designer, and has a fabric line of her own.
Her online gallery is a show in itself, filled with displays of her
very own quilt works. Her expertise is in 3D. You are sure to enjoy
the depth and perspective in her creations. She currently teaches at
Quilt University on the web.
|www.kathkwilts.com – Swaps, Mystery
blocks, paper piecing, lessons and online redwork club offering
|www.keepsakequilting.com – One of
the largest quilt shops in this country! Even if you get their
catalog, you can still find interesting stuff at their web site. A
“What’s new” section, a “Project Corner” which changes frequently is
|www.kirkcollection.com – Owned by
Bill and Nancy Kirk. The Kirk Collection was stocking antique 19th
century fabrics. Their site will no longer feature that aspect but
instead will focus on Nancy’s teaching, lectures, quilt appraisals,
and quilt restoration.
|www.lovingstitches.net/ – Online
resource for quilts and sewing supplies, quilting classes, craft
books and magazines, complete Bernina line sewing machines, notions,
and much more.
Headquartered in New York City, Marcus Brothers Textiles is a
leading converter and importer of innovative craft, quilting and
apparel-related products. Go to their Quilt gallery to see a
scrolling slide show of their quilts created by different designers.
Especially for those interested, their site offers many creative
ideas and sewing projects with complete step-by-step instructions.
|www.mccallsquilting.com – Online
quilt shop, from their monthly magazine publication to their
patterns. It contains a wealth of information, block patterns, and
many tips for beginners, intermediate, and the advanced. Designs are
available to download for those future projects. They also give you
web links to other related sites.
|www.nancysnotions.com – Nancy’s site
is a complete online catalog for many notions. She offers monthly
specials for online orders. The book or video, Favorite’s
Hints can be purchased here. She has a link to information about
her television show, "Sewing with Nancy" on PBS.
|www.offray.com – Offray is a
manufacture of ribbon for all occasions. Their site offers a little
history about the invention of ribbons. Also offered are: How To’s,
charts, small and large projects, and also a "What’s New" category,
which can be helpful for those that enjoy accessorizing.
|www.nixiechicks.com – An online catalog shop
offering top quality quilting fabric at wholesale prices. A must see!
|www.patchwork.com – America's
Best-Loved Quilt Books web site. You can find new releases even
before they are available and drool until they are published and
arrive at your favorite quilt shop. You can even purchase CD’s now
with quilt teachers instructing you in their world famous
techniques. It’s like taking a class and being the only student
|www.pbs.org/ – PBS, headquartered in
Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, non-profit media enterprise web
site for public television. Click on the Arts section and then find
the America Quilts section. There are quilting tips and an online
gallery of quilts along with their stories. An interesting place
|www.pcquilt.com – PCQuilt is a
Quilting Software program designed as a Windows based application
essential for those interested in designing quilt blocks on a
computer. A simple graphical user interface makes this software easy
|www.piecesofthepast.com – A site
specializing in quilting products. They stock unusual items, such as
the hard to find "Roxanne’s thimbles" usually found at major quilt
shows. They also carry quilt hangers for displaying wall quilts.
|www.pineneedles.com – Everything for
the online quilting accessories shopper; carrying quilting supplies,
kits and patterns, notions, and tons more.
|www.quilt.net/ – This site links you
with other Internet sites related to quilting.
|www.quiltaholics.com – A site vamped
for anyone hooked on quilting. There are projects, tips and
patterns, but the “CONFESSIONS” section is worth the trip alone!
Spend a little time reading confessions of quiltaholics….you might
recognize someone that you know! You will at least get a few good
|www.quiltersloftcompany.blogspot.com – A new
website blog spot; will soon offer a web page and shopping cart for
ordering their specialty line of the Pfaff Sewing Machines.
Other products will be a Block of the Month and Classes for all those
sewing enthusiasts. The Quilters Loft Company home is in
Mooresville, NC and they can also be reached by phone at (704) 662-8660
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|www.quiltersreview.com – Sharon
Darling’s Reviews is a good site for tips and information and has
several good links to other quilting sites.
|www.quilting.about.com – This site
contains useful information, message boards, free patterns, and
useful articles. Be sure to check this one out! Information is
|www.quiltmag.com – For the
want-to-be teacher. Tips on teaching, How-Tos, easy methods for
making quick attic windows, Dresden plate pattern, and a simplified
drunkard’s path. You can get a lot of helpful, free instruction.
There are also free monthly Redwork patterns available and links to
several nationally known teachers.
|www.quiltingpassion.com – This site
offers free patterns, a mystery quilt, projects to work on, handy
tips, and much more. Site is updated frequently.
|www.quiltshops.com – This site will
link you to quilt shops all over the country and give you a brief
description of the specialty fabrics that they stock.
|www.quiltsunlimited.com – This site
specializes in the sale of antique quilts. They have shops in
Virginia and West Virginia with information on how to find or call
their shops if you are looking for something in particular.
|www.quiltuniversity.com – Very
popular; this is the newest innovation in quilt classes. The
projects are pictured and you register for the classes prior to the
beginning date and then attend the class when it is convenient for
|www.quiltwoman.com – This site is a
resource for finding teachers, shops, guilds, shows and quilt
related leisure activities, and also free stuff for quilters.
|www.randysquiltshop.com – This site
was formerly Fran’s quilt shop in Greensboro, NC. Site features an
online catalog and information regarding upcoming classes.
|www.sewing.org/ – Sewing.org is your
link to the exciting and rewarding world of sewing. This web site is
the home of the American Home Sewing Association. They have free
projects and instructions as well as sewing information. You can
search for a fabric store near you by typing in a city or zip code
and you will be provided with the name, address and phone number of
the closest fabric shop.
|www.sewnews.com – Sew News magazine
website contains a preview of the current issue. They also have past
articles available listed by year and category. Some of the articles
are available on-line and have a lot of interesting information.
Others are not yet available, but list the issue and date of the Sew
News in which they appeared.
|www.sew-whats-new.com – This site
offers a weekly newsletter and has a wealth of interesting articles,
tips and project ideas (some with free patterns). They host a quilt
gallery showcasing 15 galleries.
|www.spingola.com – This site is for
those who love watercolor quilts. They feature the method of
strip-piecing and offers books on the subject. Tips and a gallery of
finished projects, patterns, etc is also offered.
|www.stitch-n-frame.net/ – This
website offers online ordering of specialty fabric, notions, and
|www.stitchinpost.com – This web site
is the Sisters Quilt Shop in Oregon. The one-of-a-kind Quilt Show
held every July is spectacular. Their site offers lots of goodies
for the quilter.
|www.stitchingpostquilts.com – The
Stitching Post is owned and operated out of Washington, Indiana by
Mary Dell Memering. The Stitching Post provides quilters with an
extensive variety of fabrics, books, patterns, and notions.
|sunbonnetsue.com – This is the website of
Kim Bunchuck, quilter, mother, and fabric collector. She gives
lectures and classes. Her site offers patterns, quilts, and even
offers background info about the famous Sue.
|www.thebestkeptsecret.com – This
site specializes in 100% cotton fabric to order online or by phone.
They sell fabric by the yard or by the fat quarter. They also offer
sale fabrics, and notions, too.
|www.thequiltingcottage.com – The
Quilting Cottage is an online Catalog service offered through a shopping
cart selection. Items to be purchased include: fabrics, fat quarters,
quilting books, block-of-the-month, and more.
|thimbles2fit.com – This web site is new and
they will be more showcased. The Thimble Lady specializes in
thimbles; the site offers to mail you more a free information packet
by special request.
|www.warmcompany.com – This is the
site of The Warm Company. They are dedicated to providing innovative
quality products for the quilting, crafting, and the sewing industry
as well as providing fiber and fabric processing services for
manufacturers. They also offer care instructions for their many
types of batting.
|www.webofthread.com – This site
offers specialty threads, ribbons, cords and yarn for the needle
artist. They carry Valdani hand dyed variegated quilting thread and
pearl cotton thread.