Southern California Quilt Shops

Cozy Quilt Shop, El Cajon, CA
Memory Lane Quilt Shop, El Cajon, CA
Monica’s Quilt & Bead Creations, Palm Desert, CA
Needle in a Fabric Stash, Temecula, CA
Primitive Gatherings, Murrieta, CA
Quilt Emporium, Woodland Hills, CA
Quilt-in-a Day, San Marcos CA
Quilter’s Paradise, Escondido, CA
Rosie’s Calico Cupboard, La Mesa, CA
Temecula Quilt Company, Temecula, CA
ThimbleCreek, Concord, CA

Southern California Quilt Guilds and Groups

African American Quilter’s of Los Angeles, CA
San Diego People of Color Quilt Guild, San Diego, CA
North County Quilt Association, San Marco, CA
Sunshine Quilters of San Diego, CA
Canyon Quilters of San Diego
El Camino Quilt Guild, Oceanside, CA
Friendship Quilters of San Diego
Village Quilters, Hemet, Ca

Southern California Quilt Shows Web Sites

Quilt San Diego, “Visions”
Road to California
San Diego Quilt Show

African American Quilter’s Web Sites

Rachel Clark – Rachel D.K. Clark is a contemporary folk artist, teacher and lecturer
Tammie Bowser, Learn to transform ordinary fabric into unbelievable photographic quilted art!
                                   This is not photo transfer and it is really easy to do.
                                   You must see it to believe it! – Your guide to information about the quilting and/or fiber related art,
                                     craft and textile traditions of diverse ethnic groups
Karen Boutte – Teacher, Lecturer, Designer
Raymond K. Houston
BlackThreads, An African American Quilting Resource

African American Quilt Guilds Web Sites

Rocky Mountain WA Shonaji Quild Guild
QuiltEthnic Resources
Uhuru Quilters Guild, College Park, Maryland
African American Quilter’s of Los Angeles, CA

Art Quilt Web Sites

African American Art Quilters
Michael Cummings
Faith Ringgold, Art Collection
Mary Tabar

Embroidery Websites

Nancy’s Notions Amazing Designs
Embroidery Library
Stitch Delight

Local Quilting Teachers Web Sites

Applique Web Sites

Pearl Pereira

Piecers Web Sites

Jane Coscarelli
Jan Krentz
Lynn Mann
Pam Kay – Fiber Artist

Local Retreats

Lake Arrowhead Retreats
The Traveling Quilter, the quilt boutique with a personal touch of quilting

TV and on-line Quilting Programs

Quilt-in-a Day – Program Schedule
The Quilt Show

Quilting Educational Sites

Merriam-Webster OnLine – Dictionary and Thesaurus

Quilting Software Web Sites

Electric Quilt Sites

Catherine Pascal’s Quilt Site
Angie Padilla a great place to find EQ4 Projects and graphics for personal use.

Quilt-Pro and Others

Kameleon Quilts from Norway – The name refers to the fact that the look of the quilt surface can be changed after the
                                  quilt itself is finished by flipping over and buttoning 3D flaps – on some quilts there are millions of possible combinations.

Machine Quilting Web Sites

Angela Waters
Leah Day

Paper Piecing Web Sites

Paper Piecing Patterns for PC/MAC Users from “Debby Kratovil
Carol Doak, Paper Piecing
Piece By Number, Paper Piecing Designer Using EQ4

Fabric Web Sites

Benartex Fabrics
Debbie Mumm
Fat Quarter Shop

Hoffman Web Site and The Hoffman Challenge
Hollis Chatelain’s Textiles
Jinny Beyers
BBlack & Sons, a new site still under construction

Kona Bay Fabrics, Final Collection
Lunn Fabrics
Marcus Brothers Textiles, Fabric Gallery

Moda Fabrics
P&B Textiles and the P&B/Hobbs Challenge
Patchworks, Great Place to find Reproduction Fabrics
RJR Fabrics
Ethnic Fabrics

Missing Fabrics – Place to post an images of a fabric you are looking for to finish a project.

        SpoonFlower – Design custom fabric, wallpaper & gift wrap

Ethnic Fabric Sites

The Unique Spool, great place for African Fabric, they also have a great African Fabric Swap

Hand Dyed Fabrics

Skydyes, By Mickey Lawler great web site for Sky Fabrics

Books, Magazines and Newsletter Sites
American Patchwork and Quilting, Magazine
Quilt Magazine, America’s Favorite
Quilters’s Newsletter Magazine, The Magazine for Quilt Lovers
The American Quilter’s Society Online (AQS)
The Quilt Channel
The Quilter Magazine, “…offers plenty of inspiration for all quilters–from the beginner to the expert.”
Quilter’s World Magazine – Nice Patterns, easy to follow.
CompuQuilt – Information and products for computerized quilters
Quilting Arts Magazine

Quilt Related Web Sites, the largest group of quilt shops on the Internet. A great site to conduct a search on over 100 quilt sites with one click.
Square in a Square
JoAnn Fabrics
Thangles – Make 1/2 square triangles fast
Triangles on a Roll
Dear Jane Web Site
Quilted Diamonds, by Linda Franz
Quilters Review, sign up for the newsletter you will just love it
Ginger’s Needleworks & Quilting , great mail order site. If you are looking for a ruler this site has it.
QuiltProfessionals Directory of Quilt Shops

Quilt Mailing Lists

These are lists that you can join to talk with other quilters that share your same interest in quilting.
Most of these list have a high volume of mail. I suggest that you sign up for the “Digest” to start with.

QuiltChat … swaps, online chat, contests, mystery quilt
Foundation Piecer
Dear Jane List
One Day Quilt Frenz
Carol Doak Quilting Group

Sheila’s Hosted Yahoo Groups:

EQonMAC, list for EQ Users that use MAC Computers
Quilt-Pro User Group, list on Yahoo for Quilt-Pro Windows and Mac Users, all versions of the Software
EQ Mystery – List for EQ Users that are following the Current EQ Mystery Quilt on ther EQ Site
EQArtTutorialGroup – List for EQ5 and EQ6 Users that want to learn how to create Art Quilts in EQ
EQKaleidoscope Collectors – List for EQ5 and EQ6 Users following the Kaleidoscope Lessons on the EQ Site
Block Challenge Group – List for Carol Doak Paper Piecer that want to redraw Carol’s Blocks into EQ
EQ7 Users Only – This list is for EQ Users that have upgraded to EQ7 or brand new EQ Users.

Lost, Found and Help Sites, Need more of that special Fabric but cannot find it, this is the place to go., The Lost Quilt Come Home Page, is a not-for-profit web page dedicated to
                                                        providing a place to display and view lost or stolen quilts and to supplying
                                                        information  on how to protect the quilts we currently own.

Software Programs

IrfanView, Freeware Graphic Viewer
ICQ, Communications Software Program
Adobe Acrobat, A “free” Reader that allows you to read, navigate and print PDF Files
Win Zip, Download an Evaluation Copy, A must have program to share files on the Internet.

Quilters Web Sites

Eleanor Burns:
Alex Anderson:
Ami Simms:
Fons and Porter:
Marsha McCloskey:
Jinny Beyer:
Kaye Wood:
Caryl Bryer Fallert:
David Walker
Karen Combs:
Sharlene Jorgenson:
John Flynn, The Flynn Quilt Frame Company
Judy Martin, sign up for her Newsletter lots of great stuff in it


BLOCKS AND PATTERNS (Please send a “Thank you” for these great sites, to the site owners)

Block Central – Links to block patterns that can be found on the WWW. You will love this site.
Quilters Cache – At Quilt Blocks Galore you will find instructions to construct blocks as well as quilt tops. You can spend hours here.
Quiltville Custom Quilting – Great site for Scrap Quilt Patters.
All About Applique – By Kay Mackenzie – A great Blog for links to other Blogs and web sites about Applique

Non-Quilt Related Sites to Visit

Net Abbreviations Web Site