This page contains quiting links and descriptions provided by our members:
- Animas Quilts
The site features detailed pictures of quilts in different colour schemes to help inspire your creativity, and the patterns are for sale. The coordinated fabrics on the quilts are for sale as well. Some patterns and instructions for quilted placemats are free to download. It’s interesting to view their scrapbook of finished quilts – good to look at for inspiration.
- Art to Heart
Nancy Halversens’ line of quilt patterns and books on panel quilts. The line is small and easy to choose from. The quilts are detailed and beautiful – they have a quaint country charm to them.
- Atkinson Designs
Terry Atkinson’s offers a line of traditional, geometric quilting patterns and books. They patterns can be size for blanket, bed, or wall-hanging quilts. Patterns for quilted handbags are available as well.
- Bella Nonna Design Studio
Many of the quilts patterns recommend using a “boondoggle ruler”. The ruler is shaped like a diamond and helps you to cut-out blocks and assemble your quilt. Most of the patterns are for table runners, hand bags, and wall-hangings. The site also sells silk flower petals that can be used as quilt embellishments.
- Bloomin Minds
They sell patterns for quilted blocks, which can be used on pillows or on apparel. Posted are sewing tips for how to place quilted design on sweatshirts or on pillows. The site has suggestions on how to use some of their quilt patterns on pillows, ornaments, and gift tags.
- Canadian Quilters’ Association
This website posts events on a calendar for nation-wide competitions and quilt shows and sales. They have a quarterly newsletter for sale.
- Everything Quilts
Sell Jelly rolls and Charms packs which are pre-cut fabric packs for assembling blocks. Batiks and colour-coordinated fabric packs. Patterns for very intricate quilts are featured.
- Free Quilt Patterns
Offer a very large selection of quilt patterns as free downloads. Files are usually in PDF format.
- Harbour Quilt Company (Antigonish)
They have classic quilt fabrics, patterns, and kits for sale. Notices for classes are are posted here. They also sell a few punch needle embroidery kits. Most of their designs have a classic country charm.
- Hissy Fitz Designs
Sandy Fitzpatrick’s line of reasonably priced patterns for appliqué quilts. Many of these quilts are intricate in detail and have a sense of humour.
- Keepsake Quilting
This extensive website has numerous patterns for beautiful quilt bocks and quilting kits. They sell fabrics in large squares or pre-cut strips for convenience. Patterns for hats, purses, and tunic tops are also for sale. They also carry supplies like quilt hangers, fabric organizers, and quilting hoops.
- Meme’s Quilts
Sell classic country quilts and doll patterns for $7.50 US.
- Patch Abilities
Patterns for small quilts are for sale. They also sell unique quilt hangers to display your wall hangings.
- Quilt Source Canada
- Quilts of Valour
Our mission is to ensure that our injured Canadian Forces members are recognized for their service and commitment to our country.
We give this support through the presentation of quilts to comfort our past and present Canadian Forces members in their time of need.
- The Quilt Yard
Their books and instructional DVD explain the “Cotton Theory Quilting” method, in which the quilt is quilted first and then pieced together, using a “fold and finish” technique. This type of quilt has a unique appearance. The quilts are also reversible. Cotton Theory patterns are for sale as well.
- Quilter’s Cache
Featured is a gallery of beautiful and inspirational quilts. They feature many free patterns for quilt blocks that range from being simple to detailed. Posted are handy links to other quilting websites. A really extensive section on quilting instructions like how to draft a quilt pattern, how to do alternative edges and finishes, and many more topics! They have well-written and illustrated instructions for the novice quilter.
- Quilters Warehouse
Large selection of quilt patterns for wall hangings, blanket quilts, and bed quilts. Prices can vary and the designs can be simple or complex. Bag and home décor patterns are available as well. Books, Jelly rolls, and other quilting supplies are also available.
- Splinters & Threads
Competitively priced fabrics with themes like Christmas, the 30s, and many more. Batik fabrics and jelly rolls are available as well. For embroiderers, they offer custom digitizing for embroidery designs. Many embroidery designs are for sale as well, some seem well-priced. Sell finished items, called “blanks”, like aprons and bags and towels for custom-embroidering.
- The Stitch Connection
Gallery of quilt block patterns and embroidery designs are posted for viewing. These are for sale through independent retailers only.
- Stitchin’ Heaven
The premier Texan Quilt Shop. They carry a huge selection of fabrics, Jelly Rolls, fat quarters, and Charm Packs for sale in a large choice of themes. Large selection of quilt, purse, clothing and home décor patterns as well. Pillow case kits are available as well.
- Suzy Quilts
Suzy Quilts is rooted in a deep love for the heritage and tradition of quilting and a desire to craft unique, contemporary textiles. With a BFA in visual communications, Suzy uses her graphic design background to transform conventional sewing into a fresh, personal interpretation of minimal, modern design.
They sell a good selection of quilt block patterns and embroidery design, organized according to theme. Posted is a gallery of thimbleberries fabrics, but they are only sold through dealers. The site sells actual rugs made using Thimberries fabrics. They also sell scented products to wash or freshen up quilts.
- Valerie Hearder (Mahone Bay)
The site features a gallery of inspirational works by artist Valerie Hearder. Her teaching calendar is posted for cross-country lectures and workshops. It’s worth taking the time to look at her beautiful quilts in the gallery.
- Whistlepig Creek
Offer large selection of quilt block patterns, doll patterns, apparel, and bags to name a few. Designs have either a traditional or a whimsical country charm.