Links to Quilters Sharing Information

Find info by Quilters sharing their knowledge and talent on-line in articles OR through the links they have compiled info to make "your" search of the Internet easier

 

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Commentary on-line about quilts and quilt related topics

  • 2 S.A. Boards covers multiple topics about quilting practises both commerically and at home
  • Celia Eddy's Quilt Story a British based website with on going commentary on quilting in the British Isles, book reviews and more.
  • Early Women Artist a website designed by Sarah Whitworth to honor age old women arts including quilting with music and poetry. This website is a VERY powerful must visit site for anyone who loves quilts, music and poetry.
  • Exploring Women's Creativity unexpected ways to develop the creative self: Articles: Taking Time for Moodling, Finding Focused Time and Space, Building Blocks to Creativity Intelligence, Talent and Creativity Journaling, Into Creativity Filling the Well, Renewal Through Walking, Taking Baby Steps Living, Your Creative Dreams, Home for the Creative Spirit, Children and Creativity
  • Quilter's Review: Sharon Daring is offering this meaty little newsletter weekly and free of charge. Well worth subscibing too! Quilting reviews for techniques, books, classes, quilt show, browsing the web, getting the most out of your computer and much more of interest. Check it out!
  • Quilting Magazine on-line pulled together by Martine House. Dedicated to sharing information and galleries on a wide variety of subjects about quilting and subjects related to quilting. Article contributions from others are welcome!
  • Rags to Riches Quilt Fabric Archive a large, educational archive of beautiful fabrics used in quilt-making. Illustrations are organized into four sections according to the seasons, along with a collection of juvenile prints. Two additional components -- early 20th c. ragtime MIDI and Japanese women's haiku and waka poetry -- help to enliven the fabrics and deepen their meaning.
  • Web Threads' goal is to encourage the use and understanding of computers in the art of quilting with a little humor, miscellaneous information, quilt shop reviews from all over, recipes, current lists of quilting events, informative articles about quilting products, interesting web sites to visit, as well as spread the word about the pleasures of quilting.
  • Womenfolk.com looking for creativity with balance. Checkout Womenfolk for inspiration, permission and nuturing. Find quilting history, creativity, articles like: A Circle of Grandmothers (On learning to live in balance) and several other topics, including a quilt gallery and more.

Computer Quilting Software and related topics:

  • Click here to go to the link index pages for quilt software reviews, how-to information, and other related topics to computer quilting

Copyright issues

Design and Quilt Grids:

  • An Archive of American Quilt Designs New and developing archive of animated quilt designs utilizing photos, graphics, schematic drawings. The site also includes a separate section on designs focusing on Themes of Motion, along with a selected quilt design bibliography.
  • A Quilter's Coloring Book pulled together by Kim offers mulitple grids outlines for an unbelievable number of quilts, coloring solutions and instructions for each quilt available out there on the web! Quite a treasure hunt and all there for you in wonderfully composed set of links.

Dyeing Fabric:

Embellishment:

  • Ectetera interested in embellishments (beads, polymer clay, etc) check this bi-monthly articles
  • Working with Metallic Threads used to machine quilting and for embellishement, article by Sharla Hicks on this website
  • Vintage Vogue has a nice set of silk ribbon embrodiery instructions

Foundation Piecing:

Historical information about Quilting and related topics

Links to helpful information on quilting:

  • Auntie Dot Quilt Links
  • Alice's Page full of links with categories for embellishments, quilting, wearable art, dyeing and more. Each link has a description!
  • Crafty Links quilt links and other craft links divided by categories
  • Fabrics.net Includes a search engine that helps you locate other merchandise needs on the web from their link listings. Fabrics.net has been compiling your requests into a one- stop- everything- you-ever- wanted- to- know- about- fabrics megasite.
  • Just Imagine Designs Resources for Creative Businesses. Several links for Quilters, Crafters, Artists and more!
  • Pickleweeds Quilting Links for several different quilt categories like mystery quilts, quilt shops, bookstores, quilting links, plus some extra information and quilt graphics including Quilt-Pro challenge and Patterns from Norway.
  • Quilt Information This web site provides useful, current information to the community of quilters. Over 800 links and over 125 quliting events. The ability to search links and events, the ability to add new links or events. Every link is tested weekly and every event shown is current. Nothing is for sale.
  • Quilters New Network QNN, is the first fully scheduled affinity market broadcast network delivered on the Internet twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. QNN addresses the quilting industry's need for project-based media by providing pure interest programming to the more than 30 million quilters around the globe.This is a must-see site!
  • Quilting Patterns All the very best quilting sites in one place
  • QuiltPro Directory of Quilt Shops is a helpful list of resources that is growing. Goal is to help quilters make connections via a directory of quilt shops and more. Specializing in web design for quilting businesses. Free quilter's guide to placing and promoting your business on the web.
  • The Quilt Index listing of online quilt shops. List products, location, payment choices and much more.
  • Tink's Cotton Club a fun resource list of links for quilters, includes banners for a color display of quilting links

Multiple shared items offered on each website listed:

  • Annilee's Mystery Quilt Website a very large mystery quilt website. Website includes free mystery quilts and you can purchase some too!
  • Dragonfly Dreams Downunder find swaps, block of the month, block conversion chart for multiple sizes, gallery and more
  • Quilt America Free Patterns Index, Online Tools and Resources for quilters, Online Shops, On-Site Tips & Tricks, Quilt Charity, and more.
  • QuiltenFrance & Euro Swap with Estelle Morin has a quilt related list dedicated to swapping and exchanges of info in French and English
  • Quilting and Whatnot contains tips, tools, and techniques for quilters, plus free quilting patterns.
  • TheQuilterCommunity.com A place for quilters to connect, find and share information, tips, blocks, and patterns, as well as search for events, guilds, stores, and teachers.
  • Quilter's Muse An extensive website with many articles related to antique quilts, quilt history, current quilts shows and museum exhibits, charitable quilt projects, free patterns, and much more.
  • Victoriana Quilt Designs A resource for quilters' with a free Block of the Month, original quilt patterns, free quilting technique instructions and designs in the information library, quilt gallery, message board and more!

Newsletters:

  • Ami Simm's humorous and quirky newsletter
  • Cindy Goff archive of monthly tips for Hand piecers, Hand Quilters plus more
  • Computer Quilting BYTES free on-line newsletter by Sharla Hicks on this website, find the latest in Computer Quilting
  • Florida Quilter's Network The Florida Quilt Network is a free newsletter published in order to spread the news about the world of Florida Quilting and Quilters (there are over 1,000 subscribers)
  • Judy Martin's Free Online Newsletter is a monthly collection of tips, inspiration, laughs, and plain talk from one of the world's most popular pattern designers.
  • Kaye Wood's Free Newsletter Weekly Quilting and Sewing E-mail Newsletter
  • About.com: Susan Druding is writing weekly articles on every topic imaginable that we quilters, computer quilters and even kid quilters would be interested in. Check them out Current articles last 30 days or so or by topic and date index for all her past articles!
  • Nine Patch News condensed version of AOL Quilting Newsletter, if you are a member of AOL you probably should make sure you look into this meaty little newsletter
  • NZQuilters Online guide to Patchwork and Quilting in New Zealand.
  • Quilting Magazine on-line pulled together by Martine House. Dedicated to sharing information and galleries on a wide variety of subjects about quilting and subjects related to quilting. Article contributions from others are welcome!
  • Visual Effects: Sign up for the Visual Effects newsletter. Some articles will have good information about helpful software for to help you create special effects in quilts.

Photo Transfer and Printing on Fabric:

Prose about quilting:

  • Popser's Playground: A husband watches his wife learn quilting and decides to write about. The stories below follow a beginner through her adventures in the strange world of quilting. Chapters added periodically

Beginning Quilting Techniques:

  • Quilt Channel A series of Articles on Beginning Quilting Techniques
  • QuiltChat Beginning Quilting Instructions on machine and hand piecing, hand and machine applique, sash and borders, quilting and binding
  • Quilt University has an extensive list quilting classes for you to take online.

Quilting Classes, Some Online

Quilting: How To

Quilt Ideas:

  • A Quilter's Coloring Book pulled together by Kim offers mulitple grids outlines for an unbelievable number of quilts, coloring solutions and instructions for each quilt available out there on the web! Quite a treasure hunt and all there for you in wonderfully composed set of links.
  • Annilee's Mystery Quilt Website a very large mystery quilt website. Website includes free mystery quilts and you can purchase some too!
  • Items not found in Quilt Shops used for quilting.
  • The Embrodiers Guild of America master programs, chapters, merchandise, education opportunities and much more, worth the visit
  • Quilt Blocks Page sponsored by World Wide Quilting, multiple categories
  • Quilting from the Heartland includes online videos, Sharlene Jorgenson products and more.
  • Quilt Magic is a noncommercial, interactive website that collects quilting dreams and quilting folklore--particularly quilt-related magic. Visitors can leave information and picture of the quilts about quilting dreams and folklore and can use the site's search engines to read the information that others have left.
  • Sew What's New discussion, quick quilting projects, quick quilting projects, quick quilting projects, stitchin tips, quilting tips, book reviews, articles and more
  • T-Shirt Quilts at About.com by Susan Druding
  • UFO-rphanage for Quilters articles: spray basting, quick quilt ideas, 3-D Flying-Geese, quilty sayings, fabric buying and using information

Sewing Machines

Surface Design Techniques

  • Fiber Arts at thomasin.com find information on using fabric stamping (step-by-step photos), using metallic foils, laser printing, and cotton discharge.

Textiles

Wearables