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World Quilts: The American Story

a wealth of information can be found on this web page and the resources it links to. A must read.

We have launched our new website, "World Quilts: The American Story". I was fortunate to serve on the editorial team for this project at University of Nebraska-Lincoln's International Quilt Study Center and Museum. "World Quilts: The American Story" is the first in a series of World Quilts modules sharing IQSCM's collections, research, and related resources.The site includes an abundance of links to other resources, including "Uncoverings" articles now available digitally on the Quilt Index.
We've created this website as a place for people to learn about the depth and breadth of American quilt history. Modules on other worldwide quiltmaking traditions will launch in the future.
(An email from: Jonathan Gregory, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Quilt House, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE)

 

Canadian Sites  
Pamela Allen

Fibre artist from Kingston ; teaches on line; sells on Etsy Profile of Pamela, a Professional Member of the Canadian Quilting Association

Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts Group of embroiderers from Kingston.
Canadian Quilters' Association (CQA)  
CQA blog ***NEW*** blog for Canadian quilters
Fibreworks Kingston Providing four weekend workshops a year (October, November, March, and April) about different techniques that can be used with fibre and fabric
Kingston Fibre Artists Group Kingston ON
The Quilt of Belonging Several KHQ members help stitch this quilt together in the home of a friend just outside Kingston. Read about our story here. This is an unbelievable Canadian Quilt that is 120ft long and 10.5 feet high! Look for our pictures working on the quilt under "The Quilt/Photo Gallery/Making the Quilt". If you get a chance to see this quilt, do it! The needlework is amazing!
Upper Canada Quiltworks Quilt Patterns & Books by Canadian Designers


Ontario Quilt Guilds

 
Brant Heritage Quilters Guild Ottawa Valley Quilters' Guild
Caledonia Guild Blog Oxford Quilters Guild
Common Thread Quilt Guild Prince Edward County Quilters Guild
Etobicoke Quilters Guild Quinte Quilters Guild
Halton Quilters Guild Royal City Quilters' Guild
Hamilton Quilters Guild Waterloo County Quilters' Guild
Kawartha Quiltmaker's Guild York Heritage Quilters Guild
Mississauga Quilters Guild  


Other Friends of KHQ  
Greater Moncton Quilt Guild KHQ member fondly speaks of her friends in this New Brunswick guild; they liked the ORT boxes we made for CQA that hold bits of thread and fold up neatly into your pocket!


Other Sites  

http://www.leahday.com/

http://freemotionquilting.blogspot.ca/p/365-designs.html

Leah Day's web site is for those wanting to explore free motion machine quilting. Be sure to check out the 365-design project where you will find over 365 different free motion machine quilting patterns to try yourself including short videos demonstrating each pattern.
The American Quilter's Society  

CQMagOnline for Crazy Quilters by Crazy Quilters

Formerly CQMag, is a quarterly publication with issues in late January, April, July, October. The whole magazine is online, current issues and past, at NO charge. If you're into Crazy quilting, or embroidery , you must take a look! Loved by several of our members.
Electric Quilt Company Several of us design quilts and blocks using a PC computer and this software.
HGTV

HGTV.com has made sewing and craft videos available online for free.Click from our site, then type 'quilt' for Simply Quilts or 'carol' for Carol Duvall Shows and click 'search videos'. Try other searches as well.

Jinny Beyer Studio  
Quilters News Network Enjoy quilting and sewing programs 24x7 on the Quilters Network, QNN, from around the world including Canadian programs. There is no charge for this. Site contains many resources. Well worth the visit.
http://www.quilterstv.com/ Quilters TV - lots of free videos for you to enjoy 24x7
The World Quilt Show Two of our members were juried into the XI 2007 show, Marg Henshaw and Mary Ann McAndrews. Marg Henshaw won Best Handwork Traditional with her "Hexagon Rose" quilt.
Send questions and comments to: khq at quiltskingston.org
Last modified by dhh: Nov 12 , 2015