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A Quilt Block Challenge: Vintage Revisited New Book! - This book features an exciting collection of quilts created to celebrate diversity in quilting and honor the unfinished work of those who quilter before us. Nineteen artists worked with vintage blocks to create a collection of 117 quilts that are currently on exhibition through 2014. For purchasing details and exhibit information contact Mary Kerr.

Blacksburg Regional Arts Association - Established in 1950, there are over 100 artists of all media. The association is dedicated to the pursuit and enjoyment of art both personally and in the community.

Definition of Hand Sewing Stitches - Two students in Abby Murray's Family and Consumer Science class recommended this link to me.

New River Valley Magazine - The New River Valley's Premier Lifestyles Magazine

Quilt Artists

Bunnie Jordan - Quilting is an important part of my life. Whether studying old quilts or making new ones, I am guaranteed of a learning experience, an exchange with friends, and satisfying that need just to touch fabric and see what it can become.

Carol Taylor - Quilt Artist/Teacher: Internationally known, award-winning quilt artist, Carol Taylor approaches her quilt making with intensity and seemingly boundless energy, and has created over 485 quilts since she began quilting in 1993. Her quilts are contemporary

Christine Adams - Touching and working with fabric feeds my soul. My earliest and happiest memories are of time spent in my grandfather's upholstery studio looking at one scrap after another from his discard box. I am a mixed-media artist who uses textiles as a starting point for my art.

Cyndi Souder - From vision to reality, everything about the quilt process engages me: the initial flash of inspiration, the fabric choices, the design decisions, and especially the quilting. When I am creating, my heart sings and I am at peace.

Darlene Christopherson - traditional appliqué.  Lectures and workshops

David Walker - Artist-Teacher-Quiltmaker

Donna De Soto - When mere words cannot possibly express what is going on in the world out there, or in my head, I turn to fabric, fiber and beads.

Doughty Designs - specializing in landscape and art quilt commissions.

DreamCastle Quilts - DreamCastle Quilts, Owned by Quiltmaker and Quilt Teacher, Betty Dietz

Fun From A to Z! - A to Z is more than my name I sew it all If there is a needle, there is a way Born into sewing Raised by the presser foot Still tugging on the seams of a story Matching my points and philosophizing Artist, athlete, scientist, communicator, storyteller, innovator and philosopher - all of me wishing you more fun in your day! A to Z Amalia Parra Morusiewicz

Jan Krentz - Jan's website features her signature Lone Star Quilts. She includes a free lesson on cutting accurate shapes and a set of definitions for beginner, intermediate, advanced and professional quilter. If you wonder where YOU stand, go look at

Jean McLaughlin Cowie - Contemporary quilts and embellished fabrics

Linda Cooper -

Maria Elkins - Maria is an award winning artist who loves creating original loves creating original art quilts, especially ones featuring portraits and figures.

Marilyn Belford - pictorial quilt artist. Workshops, Galleries.

Mary Kerr - Quilter, Teacher. Lecturer and American Quilt Society certified appraiser

Nancy Rink Designs - Quilt designer who offers quilts, patterns and hand dyed fabrics for sale.

Pat Sloan - Pat Sloan - Creating fun quilts for everyday quilters!

Patricia McLaughlin - is a pictorial quilt artist in Great Britain.

Quilting Patterns from Helen Squire - As a quilt teacher, designer of quilting patterns, guest lecturer, auctioneer, and Q & A columnist for three decades, Helen Squire has the experience to answer your questions on quilt making

Ricki Selva -

Sandi Goldman -

Shannon Shirley -

Susan Leslie Lumsden - Silk ARTQUILTS feature hand dyes, glistening metallics and dynamic quilting for residential, hospitality, corporate and healthcare environments

Wendy Butler Berns - Wendy is a published, award winning, quilt artist who lectures and teaches nationally. Her original art quilts are noted for their bold use of color, unusual fabrics and a combination of unconventional techniques. WEndy particularly loves texture and c

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Group

Alliance for American Quilts -

American Quilt Study Group - Our goal is to develop a responsible and accurate body of information about quilts and their makers.

American Quilter's Society -

Cabin Branch Quilters -

Fiber Artists @ Loose Ends - Fiber Artists @ Loose Ends is dedicated to encourage members to explore new ideas and techniques and to inspire and nurture creativity. By sharing our work in private and public venues we will express our passion for the textile medium.

Healing Quilts in Medicine - This site is a resource for participating quilt artists to review meeting dates, Chemo Source lists, and quilt guidelines for the latest project.

National Quilting Association -

Quilters Hall of Fame -

Society for Arts in Healthcare/Gobal Alliance for Arts and Health Care - Dedicated to advancing arts as integral to health care.

Studio Art Quilt Associates - Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development and documentation.

Surface Design Association - Membership organization for textile practitioners, studio artists,industrial designers, educators, technicians, curators, gallery owners ... .

Textile Artists of Virginia - The Textile Artists of Virginia (TAVA) supports each member as fiber artists, explores boundaries of the medium and works to educate and increase public awareness of fiber art.

The Quilting Party of Blacksburg, VA - The Quilting Party is a fun and energetic group and welcomes quilters of all skill levels. If you are interested in meeting other quilters, learning new things, sharing experiences and growing as a quilter, this guild is for you!

Virginia Consortium of Quilters - State quilt guild with calendar and extensive listing of teachers in US and Canada

Quilt Related Business

Akonye Kena - Meaning "I will help myself" in Acholi, a tribal language in northern Uganda, Akonye Kena is a group program that works with community-based self-sufficiency projects. Products are purchased at fair market value and all profits are donated to the Kennair Education Foundation.

Batiks Etcetera & Sew What Fabrics -

Bellwether Dry Goods -

Fabric Inspirations - Fabric Inspirations Online shop sells quality patchwork and quilting fabrics at reasonable prices. We have batiks from Bali and printed cotton fabrics from Robert Kaufman, Michael Miller and Kona Bay collections.

Fabrics Ala Carte -

Fat Quarter Shop - Online site specializing in bundles of fat quarters. They carry Moda, Benartex, P&B Textiles, RJR Fabrics, Timeless Treasures, Marcus Brothers.

Jelly Rolls 2 Go - Bringing you the most extensive and unique selection of jelly rolls and fabric on the internet

Jennifer McBride's Blog - An overview of the history of quilting, types and styles of quilting and some basic patterns. Good for beginners as well as some advanced quilters looking to learn a bit more about quilting.

Machine Quilting Unlimited - Machine Quilting Unlimited is focused on the machine quilting process, wether a domestic sewing machine, small frame system or professional longarm set-up are used. Published six times per year.

Martha's Quilting Corner - A full service quilt shop with name brand quilt fabric, books, quilt kits and more!

Professional Quilter Magazine - Resource for all professionals in the quilt field, teachers, designers, quilters and shop owners. Editor, Morna Golletz.

Quilt Doctor - Repair work for antique and modern quilts.

Quilt Professionals - Quilt Professionals is a Directory of Quilt Professionals, Quilt Shops, Quilting Supplies, Quilts for sale and more.

Quilt Professionals Directory - The Directory helps you to locate quilt shops, quilting supplies and services, quilters, teachers, guilds, judges and appraisers around the world or on the web.

Quilt University - Take quilt classes online. Over 100 classes and more than 30 instructors allow you to expand your horizons. Free sample class.

Quilter's Crossroads - Forum where quilters meet

Quit Camp -

Remarkables Symposium 2011 - Located in beautiful Queenstown, New Zealand, the 14th National Patchwork and Quilting Symposium welcomes quilters, patchworkers and textile artists from around the world. A wide range of classes, workshops, lectures, merchants' markets and exhibitions will be featured. Sponsors include Bernina and Accor. April 18 - 23, 2011

Sew Thankful - A retailer & distributor of Valdani Threads. Tracy L. Chapman, Owner (Sewthankful1@aol.com)

SewBatik - Online Merchants of Fine Batik and Hand-dyed Fabrics

The Backroom Quilter - The Backroom Quilter offers products for hand quilters.

The Quilter's Calendar - The Quilter's Calendar connects quilters, guilds and quilt teachers to each other using an easily searchable on line calendar, by state, month or places they are traveling to. For quilt programs this allows sharing of teacher's travel expenses between guilds.

USA Quilt Guide - Listing of teachers, shops, sites, services.

Virginia Quilt Museum - The Virginia Quilt Museum is open to the public as a resource center for the study of the role of quilts and quilting in the cultural life of society. The Museum offers opportunities to view significant work by both early and contemporary quilt artisans.

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Artists

Darcy Meeker, Artist - Contemporary artist who creates using copper, stone and silk to bring into vision what is on the edge of consciousness.

David Salisbury - David Salisbury performs classical, jazz and popular tunes on the marimba and vibraphone.

Fraser Smith - Sculpture. These exquisite hand carved quilts from basswood appear as though they were created from cloth.

Jeff Golden -

Sharon Good - Sharon Good, CC (Good Life Coaching) is a Life, Career and Creativity Coach who helps all types of artists enhance their creativity and build successful careers. Sharon's background as an actress, photographer, writer and graphic designer helps her to und