Links to Pages of Interest to Quilters

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(no recommendations implied, just information)

Local Quilt and Fabric Shops
     Alleycat Quiltworks    Bellefonte - Longarm Quilting Services
     Frye's Sweeper & Sewing Center  State College - Sewing Machines & Classes
     Happy Valley Quilting  Spring Mills by appointment (814) 429-9555, specializing in reproduction             fabrics 
     Hoover's Bernina   Mifflinburg
     Third Bay  Quilt Shop, 91 Boones Lane, Howard, PA 16841 (814) 880-3501 - fabric
     Mary Lee's Quilt Shop  Allensville - Fabric
     Marty's Quilt Shop  (no website) 135 Nolan Drive, Lewistown, PA 17044  (717) 953-9947
     Scraps and Skeins  State College - Reuse shop with fabric, notions, etc
     Stitch Your Art Out  Pine Grove Mills - Fabric & yarn, open by appointment 
     Our Generations Quilt Shop, 936 Plaza Dr., Montoursville, PA
     The BC Woolery by appointment only in Almond, NY, 14804, (585) 610-5202 or
   specializing in wool applique

Local Longarmers  (No recommendations here, Just information)
     Kathryn Miller**see our membership book; (814) 280-1599; edge to edge
     Barbara Dann Alleycat Quiltworks 814 883-8708
     Maureen Stathes Facebook contact
     Connie Shaw in Duncansville does meandering and edge to edge Home 
     Jeanne Hall, Ridgway, PA Queenie's Quilting Home | Facebook Custom ruler work
     Ruth Smith, Kutztown,  Porch Swing Quilt Shop  (814) 360-1738 Custom hand guided quilting
     Tanya Dressler in Rockton- 814-591-2571. She works during day. Leave a message.    
     Wynona Cochran in Bloomsburg    570-594-1514. Can handle up to 120 inches @ 2cent/sq inch.       
     Judy Quilting in Muncy,    570-238-2458. Can handle 108 in.    Edge to edge @2cents
     OUR GENERATION QUILT SHOP    In Montoursville 570-980-9958, Machine is the biggest- 154 inches!     

     Stamping Hexagons
     Hexagon Templates
     Hexie Quilt Patterns

Sites for Free Patterns
Many fabric companies have free patterns.  Here are just a few:
     Andover Fabrics
     Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville
     Fun Sewing Patterns  (Free Clothing patterns) Suggested by Taylor who sews with her Grandmother

Quilt History
    Rosie Lee Tompkins was an African American quilter who created quilts reminiscent of the Quilts of         Gee’s Bend.  
    Here’s an interesting article about the history of quilt making in America. 
    The Sewing Machines of Oradour-sur-Glane
    Bedroom Blankets: all about quilting This site was suggested by a Girl Scout working toward her                 textile arts badge.  Thank you Aubrey.

Quilt Camps
     QBs In Town--Contact Bobbie Muscarella for details
     Columbus Day Camp in Milroy--Contact Lena Shaeffer for details

Quilt Guilds and other groups to join
    Mid-Appalachian Guild, 3-day event each summer
    Chimney Rocks Quilt Guild, Altoona, PA (3rd Monday, Duncansville Lutheran Church)
    Redbud Quilt Guild, Huntington, PA (2nd Monday, 6:30 PM, Huntington Arts Center)

Trip Planner--Find quilt shops, shows, and guilds along your route.
     Quilt Shop Navigator

Rotary Blade Exchange--L.P. Sharp Company will exchange your rotary cutter blades and give you a discount on new ones. They encourage guilds to send in bulk and receive bulk orders of Olfa blades.