Popular Links


These links are for your information, but are not an endorsement by the Langley Quilters Guild.

You can also see quilting tips and techniques from our guild members on our TIPS page.


Fabric Search Sites

if you are searching for specific fabrics, the links below will connect you to 100's of fabric items and shops.

Quiltshops.com quiltshops.com
fabshophop.com fabshophop.com

Fabric Manufacturers (Free Patterns)

Andover Fabrics www.andoverfabrics.com
Free Spirit Fabric www.freespiritfabric.com
Hoffman Fabrics www.hoffmanfabrics.com
Jinny Beyer Studio www.jinnybeyer.com
Kona Bay Fabrics www.konabay.com
Marcus Fabrics http://www.marcusbrothers.com
Marin and Colusa www.marinandcolusa.com
Maywood Studio www.maywoodstudio.com
Moda www.unitednotions.com
Quilting Treasures www.quiltingtreasures.com
Red Rooster Fabrics www.redroosterfabrics.com
Riley Blake Designs www.rileyblakedesigns.com
Riverwood-Troy Patterns - Gerta Collection Riverwood-Troy patterns
RJR Fabrics www.rjrfabrics.com
Robert Kaufman Fabrics www.robertkaufman.com
Wilmington Prints www.wilmingtonprints.com
Windham Fabrics http://www.windhamfabrics.com

More Free Patterns

Quilters Cache - Quilt Blocks Galore! Quilters Cache
Free Quilt Patterns Free Quilt Patterns

Guilds

Quilt Guilds Around the World www.victorianaquiltdesigns.com
Canadian Quilt Guilds Canadian Quilt Guilds
Fraser Valley Quilters' Guild Quilt Guild in Delta, B.C.
Fraser Valley Modern Quilt Guild, Abbotsford Quilt Guild in Abbotsford, B.C.
Parksville Quilt House Quilters Quilt Guild in Parksville, Vancouver Island
Timberlane Quilters Guild Quilt Guild in Powell River, B.C.
Victoria Quilters' Guild Quilt Guild in Victoria, B.C.
West Shore Quilters' Guild Quilt Guild in Colwood, Vancouver Island
Whistler Valley Quilters' Guild Quilt Guild in Whistler, B.C.
Boundary Bay Quilters Guild Quilt Guild in Delta, B.C.
Chilliwack Quilters' Guild Quilt Guild in Chilliwack, B.C.
Chilliwack Piecemakers Quilting Guild Quilt Guild in Chilliwack, B.C.

Interesting Projects and Exhibits

The Art Quilt Gallery, NYC - the only gallery devoted to contemporary art quilts in New York City. Opening April 2011, The Art Quilt Gallery NYC will feature quilts from around the world. www.artquiltgallery.com
The International Quilt Study Center and Museum - if you join the “quilt of the month”, you will receive a monthly email with an image and information about an antique quilt housed in this museum. www.quiltstudy.org
The Quilt of Belonging - a unique national textile art project that will portray Canada's ethnically diverse family.  It collects the past and shows the path to the future where all have pride of place. Invitation - the Quilt of Belonging

Just For Fun

Quilt Puzzle Game www.jigzone.com/gallery
Zentangle - an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. www.zentangle.com

Online Tips and Ideas

Calculate fabric amounts. Fabric Calculator
Find a special colorway or fabric that might still be in shops without visiting every shop in your favorites file. Quiltshops.com
Flying Geese Quick Method by Patti Anderson Patchpieces
Kaye Wood TV - inspiration for projects and techniques. Kaye Wood
Math for Beds - Quilty Facts from Clark County Quilters, a non-profit corporation in Vancouver, Washington. Quilt Sizes, Batting Sizes, Mattress Sizes, Number of squares and triangles in a FQ, Yardage Charts, Approx. number of strips from fabric cuts, Enlarge and Reduce Patterns Photocopier Settings Math for Beds
Math for Determining Yardage - strips, squares and triangles; Determining Yardage to Choose at the quilt store or from your stash; Standard Sizes for bed quilts How to yardage page
Math Quilt: Dedicated to providing a showcase for quilters around the world who find inspiration from the colorful world of tessellations, geometry, perspective and fractals MathQuilt
Quilters News Network - 24-7 quilting programs on your computer! Quilters News Network

Organizations

Association of Pacific Northwest Quilters Association of Pacific Northwest Quilters
CQA - Canadian Quilters Association Canadian Quilters' Association
Langley Arts Council www.langleyartscouncil.com

Publications

A Needle Pulling Thread - a magazine promoting Canadian Needle Arts www.aneedlepullingthread.com
Quilter's Connection Magazine - focusing on quilting in Canada www.quiltersconnection.ca

Quilters and Fibre Artists

FAN - The Fibre Art Network (FAN) is a group of Western Canadian fibre artists - featured artist exhibit at LQG Quilt Show 2014 Fibre Art Network
Articulation - Artist co-operative of Canadian women who understand the power of the stitch and who utilize textiles to create art. Articulation
Hilary Rice - fibre artist Mother Earth Studios
Ionne McCauley - our April 2011 Program Speaker and Workshop Ionne McCauley
Kirsten Chursinoff - our March 2011 Program Speaker Kirsten Chursinoff - Textile Art
Linda Matthews - Ideas for digital printing on fabric. Patterns for purses, handbags and totes. linda-matthews.com
Surface Design Association of B.C. - members' pages and links to local resources related to textile artists www.surfacedesignbc.org
Susan Purney Mark - our February 2011 Program Speaker and Workshop Susan Purney Mark
Vancouver Island Surface Design Association www.fibresandbeyond.com

Redwork (free patterns)

Bobby Socks Quilt Company www.bobbysocksqc.com
Chestnut Junction Patterns www.chestnutjunctionpatterns.blogspot.com
JoyPatch www.joypatch.blogspot.com
Lace 'n Ribbon Roses Lace 'n Ribbon Roses blogspot
The Moses House Quilt Shop www.themoseshouse.com
The Raspberry Rabbits www.theraspberryrabbits.com



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