Our Favorite Links


Following are our favorite quilt-related resources on the Web. The sites were suggested by members of the Three Rivers Quilters.  This list indicates pages with which we've had some success in our search for quilt-related materials. ( * denotes a Three Rivers Quilters member as the owner of the business)

General Sites


American Quilters Society  www.americanquilter.com  Dedicated to promoting today's quilter


National Quilters Association   http://nqaquilts.org  Link to education, creativity and heritage


Quilter's Cache   www.quilterscache.com Patterns, how-to's, links.

FaveQuilts   www.favequilts.com Lots of Free Patterns, Quilts, Fabric and More.




Pittsburgh-area guilds and groups


Beaver Valley Piecemakers , Inc Beaver Falls, PA    http://www.bvpiecemakers.com

Martha Washington Quilt Guild, Washington, PA     http://www.washingtonpaguild.blogspot.com


North Pittsburgh Quilt Guild, North Hills    http://www.npqg.org

Pittsburgh Lace Group   http://pittsburghlacegroup.org/

Quilt Company East. Eastern Pittsburgh and surrounding areas    http://www.quiltcoeast.org/


South Hills Textile Arts Guild  http://shtag.pghfree.net/    Organization formed to encourage textile arts.


Tri-County Quilters   http://www.tricountyquilters.com/



Fabrics and Supplies


Clotilde.        www.clotilde.com    Patterns, fabric, books, crafts, notions, sewing and needlework supplies.


Fabrics.net   http://www.fabrics.net/  An information, resource, and referral network.

                                                A one-stop fabrics, trims, care, embroidery, knitting, vintage fabric and quilting megasite.


Gloria Horn Sewing Studios   /hhttp://www.gloriahornsewingstudios.com/    Source for quality sewing machine and sergers, sales and machine service                                                                                        Bernina,Baby-Lock, Brother,Pfaff and others


June Tailor Supplieshhttp://store.junetailor.com/store/default.aspx    Inkjet fabric sheets for use in your quilts, other sewing and quilting supplies.

Lunn Fabrics  http://www.lunnfabrics.com/    A source of wonderfully interesting hand dyed fabrics


Nancy's Notions  http://www.nancysnotions.com  Supplies, pattern books, fabric, embroidery

Piecing It Together    https://www.piecingittogether.biz/home    Fabrics, books, patterns, supplies, classes  North Hills, PA


Quilter’s Corner   http://www.quilterscorner-pa.com/    Fabrics, books, patterns, supplies, classes  Finleyville, PA

Quilter's Depot http://www.quiltersdepotpa.com/ Fabrics, books, patterns, variety of many needlework supplies, long-arm rental, Pittsburgh, PA


The Quilting Needle    www.thequiltingneedle.com     2,000+ bolts of 100% cottons Trafford, PA


The Stitch in Time Shoppe    http://www.thestitchintimeshoppe.com/    Quilting Fabrics, sewing machines and more Greensburg, PA


Wide Fabrics   thttp://www.widefabrics.com/    A source for wide fabrics for quilt backs.

BatiksPlus    thttp://www.batiksplus.com/    A source for batiks as well as a variety of other fabrics.



Quilt Patterns


Larkspur Lane Design     http://www.larkspurlanedesigns.com/    Patterns for beginners or experienced quilters


Paper Panache  http://www.paperpanache.com/    Paper piecing patterns and ideas. 

Jinny Beyer patterns     http://www.jinnybeyer.com/block-a-week/live/patterns_listing.cfm?axis_v=2  Patterns organized by name or number


Machine Quilting Services


Sew Unique Quilting,  sewuniquequilting@comcast.net   Long arm quilting service


* Machine Quilting *     Quilting Services and Finishing Services jucojo@yahoo.com 724-941-2551



How to Choose the Right Sewing Machine (a beginner's guide). http://sympathink.com/reviews/best-sewing-machine/


How Does a Sewing Machine Work. https://onlystitch.com/how-does-a-sewing-machine-work/


The Quilter's Apprentice   This in one of a series of novels by Jennifer Chiaverini, a former Pennsylvanian.



Quilt Vision USA   http://www.quiltvisionusa.com/  Maps of quilt shops across the USA


Knitted Cap pattern for Preemie babies


Crocheted Cap pattern for Preemie babies


Guidelines for making quilts and afgans for Project Linus