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PAAQT - The Professional Appraiser's Association - Quilted Textiles

An international organization established in 1992 to promote and guide professional certified quilt appraisers. All members are dedicated to providing professional and ethical expertise on quilts and quilted textiles.

AQSG - American Quilt Study Group

The American Quilt Study Group establishes and promotes the highest standards for interdisciplinary quilt-related studies, providing opportunities for study, research, and the publication of work that advance the knowledge of quilts and related subjects.

American Quilter's Society

A resource for all things quilts!  Check there list of National Quilt Shows and information on Certified Quilt Appraisals. 

Material Pleasures, LLC on Etsy

Visit Material Pleasures, LLC on Etsy!  Here you will find fabrics from the 1950s to 1980s that are perfect for quilts, crafts, hand bags, decorative items, and more!  These are newer fabrics than what you will find on our independent site which we try to keep pre 1950s. 

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New Pathways Into Quilt History

Herein lies historical and educational information on quilt & textile dating, identification, development & manufacture, emphasizing printed cottons from 1700 to 1950. Students, teachers, collectors, quiltmakers & costumers will find it a useful reference. All of the textiles & quilts are from my personal collection, unless otherwise noted.

Quilters Muse
Quilter's Muse Publications is a free educational website. Maintained by Patricia and James Cummings, this site reflects their love of both historical textiles and currently made ones, books in general, and museums. Pat designs patterns from antique textiles, reviews books, and has done extensive research on the debate of whether Quilts were used by Slaves in the Underground Railroad.

Hooked On Vintage: Your virtual shop for fun and affordable vintage clothing and accessories from the 1930's to the 1970's.

Fabrics.Net
Everything you wanted to know about fabric...vintage and new! A fabulous resource.

The Lace Merchant
Bringing vintage lace, linens, and textiles, into everyday life. This is Elizabeth M. Kurella's website, author of "Guide to Lace and Linens", "The Complete Guide to Vintage Textiles", and more. She offers stunning pieces for sale, and information on washing and mending lace.

Bellwether Dry Goods
Expert Hand Quilting & Finishing Service For Over 24 Years.

Ann Hermes Miniature Quilts - Folk Art from Pennsylvania's past
Featuring miniature quilts made of authentic antique fabrics.


Mancuso Show Management
Peter and David Mancuso promote some wonderful quilt shows as well as Antique Shows. I participate in their Far Hills, NJ Show and some of their New Hope, PA shows.




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