Sheila Williams
Computer Quilting Software Consultant
Temecula, CA
Phone/Fax: (951) 302-9864

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LAST UPDATED: June 16, 2013  



* = Sites with traded Web Links


In Association with

Southern California Quilt Shops

*Amidon QuiltWorks, Poway, CA
Bits&Pieces, Inc., Poway, CA
Butterfield Quilt Company, Hemet, CA
Cozy Cottage Fabrics, Brea, CA
Cozy Quilt Shop, El Cajon, CA

Everything Nice, Calimesa, CA
Memory Lane Quilt Shop, Santee, CA
Monica's Quilt & Bead Creations, Palm Desert, CA
Pieced with Love Quilt Shop, Murrieta, CA
Quilt Emporium, Woodland Hills, CA
Quilt-in-a Day, San Marcos CA
Quilter's Paradise, Escondido, CA
*Rosie's Calico Cupboard, La Mesa, CA
Sewing Shack, Riverside, CA
The Crazy Nine Patch Quilt Shop, Ramona, CA
*The Fabric Patch, Monclair, CA
The Quilt Station, Simi Valley, CA
ThimbleCreek, Concord, CA
TreadleArt, Lomita/Santa Rosa CA

Southern California Quilt Guilds and Groups

San Diego People of Color Quilt Guild, San Diego, CA
North County Quilt Association, San Marco, CA
Sunshine Quilters of San Diego, CA
*Canyon Quilters of San Diego
Friendship Quilters of San Diego
Village Quilters

Southern California Quilt Shows Web Sites

Quilt San Diego, "Visions"
*Road to California
San Diego Quilt Show

African American Quilter's Web Sites

Rachel Clark - Rachel D.K. Clark is a contemporary folk artist, teacher and lecturer
Sherry Whetstone-McCall - Fiber Artist
*Mary Louise Smith
*Mosaic Quilt Studio, Tammie Bowser, Learn to transform ordinary fabric into unbelievable photographic quilted art! This is not photo transfer and it is really easy to do. You must see it to believe it!
* - Your guide to information about the quilting and/or fiber related art, craft and textile traditions of diverse ethnic groups
* Karen Boutte - Teacher, Lecturer, Designer
*Raymond K. Houston
African Stencils, Free Stencils
BlackThreads, An African American Quilting Resource
*Painted Threads, great place to pickup one of a kind fabric art cards
The Traveling Quilter, the quilt boutique with a personal touch of quilting
West Africian Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

African American Quilt Guilds Web Sites

Brown Sugar Quilt Guild, Atlanta GA
Great Lakes African American Quilters Network
Quilters of Color Network
Pacific Northwest African American Quilters
Rocky Mountain WA Shonaji Quild Guild
QuiltEthnic Resources
Needles and Threads Quilters Guild
54-40 African American Quilting Guild
Uhuru Quilters Guild, College Park, Maryland


Art Quilt Web Sites

African American Art Quilters
Michael Cummings
Lois Mailou Jones
Ed Johnetta Miller - Weaver/Quilter/Silk Painter
Faith Ringgold, Art Collection
Mary Tabar
Juanita Yeager - Artist

Interesting Sites to Visit

Mudcloth and More
African Folklore Embroidery


Local Quilting Teachers Web Sites

Applique Web Sites

*Betty Alofs
Pearl Pereira,

Piecers Web Sites

Jane Coscarelli
Sharyn Craig
*Jan Krentz
Pam Kay - Fiber Artist


Local Retreats

Lake Arrowhead Retreats

TV Quilt Show Schedules

Quilt-in-a Day - Program Schedule
Simply Quilt - Program Schedule

Quilting Educational Sites

Merriam-Webster OnLine - Dictionary and Thesaurus

Quilting Software Web Sites

Electric Quilt Sites

*Barbara Skjoberg, Norway, EQ Projects and Exercises
Catherine Pascal's
Quilt Site
Celebration Wildflowers Coloring Book, a great place to trace flowers into EQ4
ClubEQ, An Online user group of EQ3/4 users, featuring "The Monthly Challenge"
EQ Round Robin, Join a Virtual Round Robin Group and learn EQ4
The Prairie Hermitage, quilts, free EQ patterns and more
Angie Padilla a great place to find EQ4 Projects and graphics for personal use.

Quilt-Pro and Others

*Kameleon Quilts from Norway - The name refers to the fact that the look of the quilt surface can be changed after the quilt itself is finished by flipping over and buttoning 3D flaps - on some quilts there are millions of possible combinations.

Machine Quilting Web Sites


Paper Piecing Web Sites

Paper Piecing Patterns for PC/MAC Users from "Debby Kratovil"
Carol Doak, Paper Piecing
Piece By Number, Paper Piecing Designer Using EQ4

Fabric Web Sites

Benartex Fabrics
Debbie Mumm
*Fat Quarter Shop - Specializing in fat quarter bundles for the quilting enthusiast. We carry Moda, Benartex, P&B Textiles, RJR Fabrics, Timeless Treasures, Marcus Brothers, and more. Free set of quilting tissues with every order.NEW
Hoffman Web Site and The Hoffman Challenge
Hollis Chatelain's Textiles
International Fabric Collection
Jinny Beyers
BBlack & Sons, a new site still under construction
Kona Bay Fabrics, Great place for Oriental Fabrics
Lunn Fabrics
Marcus Brothers Textiles, Fabric Gallery
Moda Fabrics
P&B Textiles and the P&B/Hobbs Challenge
Patchworks, Great Place to find Reproduction Fabrics
RJR Fabrics
St. Theresa Textile Trove Inc, Great place for Ethnic Fabrics
South Sea Imports
The Main Street Cotton Shop, featuring Thimbleberries Kits, Patterns, Books and Fabrics, Quilting and Embroidery supplies for the thread artist!, The Cotton and Company, Great site for fabrics

Missing Fabrics - Place to post an images of a fabric you are looking for to finish a project.

Ethnic Fabric Sites

Ujabari Quilts - Fabrics and Quilts with an Ethnic Flair!
The Unique Spool, great place for African Fabric, they also have a great African Fabric Swap
New Moon Textiles, Guatemalan & Asian Textiles

Hand Dyed Fabrics

Skydyes, By Mickey Lawler great web site for Sky Fabrics


Books, Magazines and Newsletter Sites
American Patchwork and Quilting, Magazine
*Fabric Trends, Fabric Trends is from All American Crafts and is filled with pages of new fabrics
Quilt Magazine, America's Favorite Quilting Magazine
Quilters's Newsletter Magazine, The Magazine for Quilt Lovers
The American Quilter's Society Online (AQS)
The Quilt Channel
*The Quilter Magazine, "...offers plenty of inspiration for all quilters--from the beginner to the expert."
Quilter's World Magazine - Nice Patterns, easy to follow.
*CompuQuilt - Information and products for computerized quilters
Quilting Arts Magazine

Quilt Related Web Sites

*, the largest group of quilt shops on the Internet. A great site to conduct a search on over 100 quilt sites with one click.
Better Homes and Gardens - Quilt Village
Square in a Square
JoAnn Fabrics
Thangles - Make 1/2 square triangles fast
*Triangles on a Roll, Make perfect half and quarter square triangles using Triangles on a Roll which is available in many sizes. You can also make perfect flying geese and braids using our Sew and Fold on a Roll. Books and patterns available.
Dear Jane Web Site
Quilted Diamonds, by Linda Franz
World Wide Quilting Page - The oldest and largest Quilting Site
Quilters Review, sign up for the newsletter you will just love it
HillCreek Designs, This is a great site for patterns and buttons
ThreadArt, Quilting and Embroidery Supplies
Ginger's Needleworks & Quilting , great mail order site. If you are looking for a ruler this site has it.
C. Jenkins, Freezer Paper Sheets, Oversided sheets (12 / 15) and standard size sheets of freezer paper
QuiltProfessionals Directory of Quilt Shops

Quilt Mailing Lists

These are lists that you can join to talk with other quilters that share your same interest in quilting. Most of these list have a high volume of mail. I suggest that you sign up for the "Digest" to start with.

Quiltopia, Paper-Piecing
QuiltChat ... swaps, online chat, contests, mystery quilt
Foundation Piecer
Dear Jane List
One Day Quilt Frenz
Carol Doak Quilting Group
Viking D1

Sheila's Hosted Yahoo Groups:

EQonMAC, list for EQ Users that use MAC Computers
Quilt-Pro User Group, list on Yahoo for Quilt-Pro Windows and Mac Users, all versions of the Software
EQ Mystery - List for EQ Users that are following the Current EQ Mystery Quilt on ther EQ Site
EQArtTutorialGroup - List for EQ5 and EQ6 Users that want to learn how to create Art Quilts in EQ
EQKaleidoscope Collectors - List for EQ5 and EQ6 Users following the Kaleidoscope Lessons on the EQ Site
Block Challenge Group - List for Carol Doak Paper Piecer that want to redraw Carol's Blocks into EQ
EQ7 Users Only - This list is for EQ Users that have upgraded to EQ7 or brand new EQ Users.

Lost, Found and Help Sites, Need more of that special Fabric but cannot find it, this is the place to go., The Lost Quilt Come Home Page, is a not-for-profit web page dedicated to
                                          providing a place to display and view lost or stolen quilts and to supplying
                                   information  on how to protect the quilts we currently own.
Quilting Errata - If you founded an error in a Book or Magazine Pattern or want to check to see if
there is a error this is the place to go.

Software Programs

Paint Shop Pro, Great Program for Quilting Software Users
IrfanView, Freeware Graphic Viewer
ICQ, Communications Software Program
Adobe Acrobat, A "free" Reader that allows you to read, navigate and print PDF Files
Win Zip, Download an Evaluation Copy, A must have program to share files on the Internet.

Quilters Web Sites

Eleanor Burns:
Alex Anderson:
Ami Simms:
Fons and Porter:
Billie Lauder:
Bethany Reynolds:
Marsha McCloskey:
Jinny Beyer:
Kaye Wood:
Caryl Bryer Fallert:
David Walker:
Karen Combs:
Sharlene Jorgenson:
John Flynn, The Flynn Quilt Frame Company
Robyn Pandolph - Great needle turn appliqué patterns.
Judy Martin, sign up for her Newsletter lots of great stuff in it


BLOCKS AND PATTERNS (Please send a "Thank you" for these great sites, to the site owners)

Block Central - Links to block patterns that can be found on the WWW. You will love this site.
The Quilters Coloring Book - A Quilter's Coloring Book a great place to plan your next quilt if you do not
                                   have a quilt design program.
Quilters Cache - At Quilt Blocks Galore you will find instructions to construct blocks as well as quilt tops. You can spend hours here.
Quiltville Custom Quilting - Great site for Scrap Quilt Patters.
All About Applique - By Kay Mackenzie - A great Blog for links to other Blogs and web sites about Applique

Non-Quilt Related Sites to Visit

High School Alumni- A Web Site For Alumni of US High Schools - Looking for an old High School
Friend? (I found two really old friends using this.)
Net Abbreviations Web Site