These links are good as of March 20, 2021.
Many of these sites offer patterns and tutorials. Explore them and their associated links–you never know what you’ll discover. Please feel free to offer other sites to be added. Contact Linda Kerrick.
Basic Quilt How tos
Almost every quilt magazine or fabric vendor has guides on how to make a quilt. The same is true of YouTube. Check out Fat Quarter Shop, Missouri Star Quilt Company, or Just Get it Done Quilts (YouTube) for lots of help. There are many more available on the internet.
The sections below provide starting points for skill and problems faced by the average quilter. They are all starting points for members.
Quilters Cache http://www.quilterscache.com/ and
Quilters cache is a great collection of patterns and basic quilting information. Blocks can be searched by NAME or by SIZE.
Fandom in Stitches http://www.fandominstitches.com/
This is a pop-culture paper piecing site designed for fans. Disney princesses, Harry Potter, Star trek etc. Fandom sponsors a couple of quilt-alongs and sew-alongs each year.
Patterns From History http://www.patternsfromhistory.com/
This site has a small number of block and full quilt patterns for historically accurate quilts. The Civil War cot quilt should be of interest for history buffs.
Quilt Block Library — AnneMarie Chany This is a collection of 350 pieced and paper-pieced patterns. It has some nice modern versions of old favorites.
Quilt Inspiration http://quiltinspiration.blogspot.com/
Site and newsletter has photos of quilts from West Coast shows. Also has themed free pattern days (houses, baby quilts, Xmas stockings etc)
Quilted Twins | Free Patterns | Dade City, FL Lots of scrappy patterns
Quilting Aids, Blogs and tutorials
Alphabets (Linus challenge)
Diagonal Backing The Florida Quilt Network
Pieced backing Quilt Backing Guide | Free PDF Pattern | Fat Quarter Shop Quilter’s Paradise – Free Backing and Batting Calculator (quiltersparadiseesc.com) 8 Ideas for Making a Quilt Backing — Stitched in Color
Susies Magic (double) binding http://www.52quilts.com/2012/05/tuesday-tutorial-susies-magic-binding.html
Binding inside angles Marcie Baker Binding Inside Angles for Quilts and Sewing – YouTube
Save my Bleeding quilt (colorways by Vicky) Save my Bleeding Quilt!.docx (colorwaysbyvicki.com)
Scalloped border Make a Scalloped Edge on a Quilt — Quilting Tutorials
Prairie Points Peek-a-boo Prairie Points – Jordan Fabrics
Fixing Wonky borders Fixing Quilt Problems – From My Carolina Home
English paper piecing:
How to English Paper Piece with Tula Pink – Part 1 – Cutting | Fat Quarter Shop – Bing video How to English Paper Piece with Tula Pink – Part 2 – Supplies | Fat Quarter Shop – Bing video How to English Paper Piece with Tula Pink – Part 3 – Sewing | Fat Quarter Shop – Bing video
Art of Choosing (fabric) In Color Order: ART OF CHOOSING
http://www.novamontgomery.com/index.htm This featherweight site sells machines, tools and aides, but also has a tip of the month for maintaining and using your featherweight machine.
Free Motion Quilting/Machine Quilting
Free motion quilting with Leah Day. Her website has a blog as well as a section with 400 different machine quilting filler patterns. They can be sorted by skill level. Also a variety of free downloads. Also has a YouTube channel. http://freemotionquilting.blogspot.com
Piece and Quilt http://www.pieceandquilt.com Blog of Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting. Spectacular machine quilted items to look at for ideas. Recently they have been running a series of SHORT quilt alongs and daily projects. Pantographs in one section.
For Bernina owners, a tutorial on free motion quilting with a double needle. For Bernina owners, a tutorial on free motion quilting with a double needle.
Quilting is My Therapy. Angela Walters. Free Motion Quilting tips and her video library. http://www.quiltingismytherapy.com
Urban Elementz Plastic templates
Just Get it Done Quilts On YouTube BEGINNER QUILTING SKILLS – HOW TO SEW STRAIGHT – Free Fabric Give-a-way
Tutorials — AnneMarie Chany Several tutorials about 1/4 inch seams.
Bonnie Hunter http://www.quiltville.com/
Around Thanksgiving, she starts posting her mystery quilt. The mystery quilt postings last 6-8 weeks.
Gudrun Erla GE Quilt Designs – GE Designs
Fandom in Stitches www.fandominstitches.com The pop culture site hosts several paper-piecing/embroidery sew alongs a year.
Fat Quarter Shop www.fatquartershop.com
Pat Sloan www.ilovetoquilt.com
Sewing Machine Reviews
https://sewingtranslator.com Name of the link says it all. Sewing terms in different languages
Super Special Fabric
Vintage National Park and Postcards You can print downloads onto fabric at home
iVintageImages – 3,000 Antique and Vintage Stock Images to Download Spoonflower custom digitally printed fabric www.spoonflower.com
Superior Threads www.superiorthreads.com/education
From My Carolina Home. Using a Towa bobbin tension gauge Fixing Quilt Problems – From My Carolina Home
This tutorial shows how to use the walking foot in a number of ways. This is a nice extended tutorial.
Popular Blogs and YouTube Series
Cat Patches Cat Patches
Exuberant Color ExuberantColor
Fat Quarter Shop Fat Quarter Shop – YouTube
From my Carolina Home https://frommycarolinahome.wordpress.com/
Lots of great tips including how to’s on quilt basics and fixing common problems.
I Love to Quilt Pat Sloan. Pat Sloan – YouTube
Jo’s Country Junction Jo’s Country Junction
Jordan Quilts Jordan Fabrics – YouTube
Just Get It Done Quilts Karen Brown. General sewing tips, tricks to make the quilt you want. Also has an interview series. Just Get it Done Quilts – YouTube
Klein meisje quilts klein meisje quilts
Missouri Star Quilt Company has a wide variety of tutorials with Jenny Doan available on their site and through you tube.
Quilting Cowboy quilting cowboy you tube – Bing video
Quilting is My Therapy Angela Walters. Machine quilting tutorials and tips
Quilted Twins Quilted Twins | Free Patterns | Dade City, FL
Quilting Jet Girl Quilting Jetgirl – Sewing at the Speed of Sound
Mary Fons Mary Fons – YouTube
Modern Quilt Guild https://www.themodernquiltguild.com/front-page
Sugaridoo Sugaridoo – YouTube
Teresa Down Under Sewn Up | TeresaDownUnder
Education: past instructors
Susan CARLSON Susan Carlson Quilts
Hollis CHATELAIN Hollis Chatelain | Awareness Through Art (hollisart.com)
Nancy Lee CHONG Nancy Lee Chong homepage (quiltchong.com)
Nina CLOTFELTER https://www.ninaquilts.com/
Lenore CRAWFORD http://www.lenorecrawford.com
Phyllis CULLEN Phyllis Cullen Fine Art (phylliscullenartstudio.com)
Karen ECKMEIER: http://www.quilted-lizard.com/
Gylene FITZGERALD: http://www.colourfulstitches.com/
Mary HUEY: www.maryhueyquilts.blogspot.com
Joyce HUGHES joycehughesoriginals.com – Thread Painting, Quilting
Bonnie HUNTER http://www.quiltville.com/
Debbie KRATOVIL Debby Kratovil | Quilter by Design
Terry KRAMZAR: www.terrykramzar.com
Phillipa NAYLOR: http://www.philippanaylor.com/
Bethanne NEMESH: https://www.whitearborquilting.com
Diane Doran RUSIN http://www.oohprettycolors.blogspot.com/
Jane SASSAMAN http://www.janesassaman.com/
Cheryl SEE www.cseesquilts.com
Brenda Gael SMITH Brenda Gael Smith Contemporary Textile Art
David TAYLOR: http://www.davidtaylorquilts.com/artist.html
Marylou WEIDMAN: http://marylouquiltdesigns.com/home.aspx
Joen WOLFRAM : www.joenwolfrom.com
Fabric Manufacturers Links
Links to free Fabric Manufacturers patterns
These links are good as of January 19, 2020.
Art Gallery Fabrics Free Patterns, Art Gallery Fabrics
Riley Blake: https://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/free-patterns
Blank Quilting: https://www.blankquilting.net/free-projects/
Birch Fabrics: https://birchfabrics.com/category/tutorials/
Cloud9 Fabrics: https://cloud9fabrics.com/category/general/downloads/
Free Spirit Fabrics: https://www.freespiritfabrics.com/projects/
Henry Glass: https://www.henryglassfabrics.net/current-projects/
Robert Kaufman: http://www.robertkaufman.com/quilting/quilts_patterns/
Lecien fabrics: https://www.lecienfabrics.com/free-patterns
Moda Bakeshop: http://www.modabakeshop.com/
PB Textiles: https://www.pbtex.com/collections/free-patterns
Paint Brush Studios: https://pbsfabrics.com/collections/patterns
Quilting Treasures: https://www.qtfabrics.com/projects/idea-gallery.asp
Tilda’s Fabrics: Tildas World – Perfectly imperfect
Timeless Treasures: http://ttfabrics.com/projects/
Stoff Fabrics: https://www.stoffabrics.com/inspiration.html/
Studio e: https://studioefabrics.net/projects/
QUILT SHOW $10 and Under Table Ideas
Multiple craft idea sites