Online Quilting Resources

  • Downhome Magazine
  • Posted: Nov 30, -0001 12:00 AM
Photo by Dennis Flynn

If you're an avid quilter, or would just like to learn more about the craft, here are some quilting web sites that connect quilters with local guilds, services, suppliers, free patterns and more:

Quilt the Atlantic
http://www.quilttheatlantic.ca/
Created specifically for quilters in the Atlantic provinces, this site has plenty of useful information on how to find quilting supply stores, sewing machine repair services, quilting instructors and special events in this region. It also includes a listing of quilting guilds in each province.

Canadian Quilters' Association
http://www.canadianquilter.com/
Formed in 1981, this group aims to unite quilters across the country to share their ideas and passion for quilts. Members also receive a quarterly publication, The Canadian Quilter, filled with reviews, reports, tips and more.

About.com: Quilting
http://quilting.about.com/
Visit this site for free quilt patterns.

Quilting 101
http://www.quilting101.com/
Everything quilters want to know, from the basics of making a quilt to choosing how to display the finished product.