History of Quilts - two sites by Judy Anne Johnson Breneman:
Quilting History and Patches
From the Past
Explore the history of quilts and the women who created them through links
to pictures and brief articles. Very good for beginning quilt history
enthusiasts, as well as classroom study. Enjoyable for everyone. Written by
Quilt Scholar and Author
In addition to Hot Topics and featured quilts, Barbara offers a weekly
e-mailed course in antique quilt identification. You will receive thirty-six
issues, sent from April to December.
Celia Eddy's QuiltStory
Celia Eddy's QuiltStory, a variety of in depth
articles about the UK's patchwork and quilting history, and therefore
America's too. Celia's authored several books in the field and has an
international quilt interest.
Copyright, Quilt History Research
A brief overview of copyright law
in the United States,
written by Kim Force, Attorney-at-law
Illinois Quilt History
A website dedicated to help research Illinois's contribution to quilt
history, by Susan Wildemuth.
a Minute Ago.com
Sharon Boggon's "current project" is: Textale: yarns that clothe
the thread of our lives. She is asking people to send her a piece of lace,
a button, or fabric accompanied by a story.
In Search of Warp Ends
This is a monthly, informative, and detailed article, written by Joan
Kiplinger on anything and everything related to fabrics, sewing and notions,
and fashions in the 20th century.
International Sewing Machine Collector's
Society Vintage sewing machine info, articles, particulars of all
types of old machines.
Na Pua O Hawaii quilts
A display of Hawaiian quilts; text by Linda B. Arthur, PhD, Guest Curator
Ginny Meade, MS, Horticultural Consultant University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Needlebar Filled with manuals and information for vintage sewing machine
collectors - all types.
Needle Treasures Magazine, published quarterly,1969 - 1975
issues. All issues of the magazine, plus the interactive index, are now on CD.
Written by Patricia A. Randolph -- "All of the articles
were informative and priceless. However, my association with Cuesta Benberry,
Quilters Hall of Fame Honoree, was the backbone of NNT historically."
Comfort: New England's Early Quilts
An online exhibit of Old Sturbridge Village's quilt collection with
informative text about the start of textile history in America and early
Old and newer textiles defined in the Oxford English dictionary.
Compiled by Patrick Leech
Quilt History State Documentation and Publications list
Click here for a comprehensive selected bibliography on Quilt History
Documentation Projects or publications about Local, State, Regional, and
Topical Quilt History, Also there is a Quilt Exhibit and Museum Catalogs
section. The list has been put together by the South Dakota Documentation
Quilt of the Month
International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Join
their Quilt of the Month newsletter through this link, and receive other
updates on the happenings at the center and museum for hundreds of antique
South African Quilter's Guild shows their quilt heritage with photos
of their quilts and quilted caps called Kappies.
Uncoverings A complete database of Uncoverings
research papers from its first volume in 1980 to the present is now
available to you at no cost through the American Quilt Study Group website.
From the home page click Publications to view the Excel document and
accompanying tutorial compiled by Jean Carlton.
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
See a listing of quilt-related pages at the University's site.
Folk Art Museum, New York,
Textile History Museum,
National Design Museum,
New York, NY|
of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, Wash. DC |
Lakes Quilt Center, Lansing, MI|
Museum & Arts Center,
Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum,
Deerfield Museum, Deerfield, MA|
Quilt and Textile Museum, Kalona Iowa|
||La Conner Quilt
Museum, La Conner Washington|
Costumes and Textiles, Los Angeles, CA|
Quilt & Textile Museum, Lancaster, PA|
Quilt & Textile Center, Tillamook, OR|
of Craft & Folk Art,
San Francisco, CA|
of the American Quilter's Society,
England Quilt Museum,
Quilt Museum, Intercourse, PA|
Hall of Fame, Marion, IN |
Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden, CO|
Jose Quilt Museum, San Jose, CA|
Museum, Shelburne, VT|
Museum, Washington, DC |
& Chintz online exhibit”|
Museum, Harrisonburg, Virginia|
||Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, WI|
Quilt Damage Control and PreventionJamar Textile Restoration Studio
quilts and hooked rugs 212-866-6426
Textile conservationist Lynn Gorges talks about
how to handle quilts
in a flood
Detection, and Prevention of Mold and Mildew on Textiles" from the
Museum Management Program
Care with Nancy Kirk
From The Textile Museum, Washington D.C. Textile
Pests - Described, removal, care and prevention
Ann Hermes Miniature Quilts ~ Folk Art from PA's Past
Made from authentic antique fabrics; Inspired by traditional
antique quilts in Pennsylvania German colors and design.
www.antiquefabric.com An internet source for antique fabrics from
the mid-19th century through the 1960's including feedsacks, antique
cigarette silks, lace, and trims.
Antique Quilt Dating
Guides . . . by Style
Portable, quick guides for buyers and sellers at at auction, shops, anywhere, online or in
Specializes in 1930's fabrics and designs. Pre-cut quilt kits for busy people
and beginners. You can make your own vintage-style quilt with the fabrics
and techniques found here.
Brick is an author, quilt kit maker, quilt historian specializing in Crazy
and redwork quilts, and certified appraiser in CO.
Books & Ephemera on Costume, Fashion, Lace, Embroidery, Textiles & Social
This BOOK Website has 500 secondhand, out of print books on Textiles,
Quilts, Needlework Costume and Fashion. There are
alot more books at Felicity J. Warne's shop in North London. Please contact
her if you have specific wants, as the book you are looking for could just be
sitting on one of her shelves.
Cindy's Antique Quilts welcomes you and offers a wide selection of quality
Antique Quilts, quilt tops , blocks and vintage feedsacks . They also offer
vintage Beacon Indian camp blankets including vintage Pendleton
By the Door Hooked Rugs in Nova Scotia, Canada
This colorful and interesting to read site features primitive and folk art Rug
Hooking patterns, supplies, kits, articles and how-to instructions.
Fabrics - Rug Hooking Wool
Rug hooking wool at
discounted prices. Also rug hooking books and supplies.
World of Quilts
Travel for quilters; by Deb Roberts
Fabric Tales -
Authentic Japanese fabrics and notions including contemporary
cotton prints, chirimen crepe fabric, kimono patterns, Nishijin-ori
obi brocade material, Japanese fabric cord, ribbon, etc. Also,
Japanese craft kits and Japanese fabric mousepad. Worldwide shipping
direct from Japan.
French antique fabric for sale and about their history.
Quilt Reproduction Patterns
An historic collection of authentic reproduction patterns, made by Froncie
Quinn. Her patterns are licensed and approved by the holding museum.
Lynne Z. Bassett, THE whole cloth quilt researcher, has produced a
new line of authentic 18th and 19th century quilting stencils. This links to
her products shown in the Quilting Creations International site.
The Kirk Collection
and Quilt Restoration and Care
Antique quilts, antique & reproduction fabrics, Crazy quilting
and Source for archival storage, conservation and restoration
The Lace Merchant -
Elizabeth M. Kurella
Bringing vintage lace, linens, and textiles into everyday life.
Vintage linens and textiles, buttons, quilt tops and blocks, purchased at
New Jersey region auctions by owner enthusiast Dana Balsamo.
quilt historian and author
My favorite Quilt Shop. Linda buys the best in reproduction fabrics!
Shop in Woodland Hills, CA or on online for her kits, fabric, books,
notions, thread, magazines, patterns, and friendly warm service.
RavenSpeak Quilts.. an
artist's expression in fabric is Rose Hughes, a southern California
Quilt Artist, Teacher, Lecturer, Author. Currently, silk appliqué and beaded
art quilts are her medium of choice. She started out as a traditional quilt
maker and an antique quilt collector. See her website for a series of Color
Source of cotton reproduction fabrics for costumers and quilters; time
Vintage and antique fabrics and textiles, from 1860 from 1960, for
sale at Sharon's Web site.
Created by two Pennsylvania Antique dealers who spend many of their days
attending auctions. Find auctions . . . fast, easy, and free.
Expert Antique Collectors
Need information about other antiques besides textiles? This group shares
their information and photos, as well as answering your specific question.
Ginger's Needleworks & Quilting
An excellent resource for quilters;Sections include: Sale Items * E-Newsletter *
Fabrics * Fabric Packs * Kits * Books * Patterns * Notions * Batting *
Templates * Quilt Frames * Redwork * Memories * Sashiko * Stamped Blocks *
A searchable index of Antiques Dealers
and Events. Over 1500 Antiques Fairs and Auctions added each month.
QuiltProfessionals Quilt Shop
Directory of quilt shops, teachers, guilds, quilting supplies, quilts for
sale, and more. Free Quilter's Guides to placing and promoting your business
on the Web.
This Website provides links to all kinds of quilt-related interests,
activities, businesses - If
you have something to provide quilters, this is the site to place it on.
Listings range from free, to a small monthly fee.
Source Tips for Students and Teachers of Quilt History
Needle Arts magazines