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AccuQuilt

In 2008, AccuQuilt branched from its parent company, AccuCut to cater exclusively to quilters. They wished to create a company culture that truly reflected the diversity of quilting.

AccuQuilt employees were part of this creative movement. Many were seasoned quilters and if not already bitten by the quilting bug, they soon would be, as employees were asked to quilt for two hours each week.

AccuQuilt recently moved into a new castle in Omaha, Nebraska. It was ever quilter's dream come true with a museum-quality gallery of rotating fabric arts exhibits and state-of-the-art quilting studio.

Website: www.AccuQuilt.com


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All American Crafts is committed to publishing the finest hobby magazines in several niche markets. We look forward to continuing to bring you, the reader, the latest and greatest projects and informative articles from noted industry design-ers and writers.

Website: www.allamericancrafts.com





American Patchwork and Quilting Radio

The pages of your favorite magazine, American Patchwork & Quilting, come to life when ONLINE radio show host Pat Sloan talks tips, techniques, and sewing trends with design- ers, authors, quilt shop owners, and our editors! You’ll learn and be inspired as Pat visits with new guests every Monday afternoon.

Website: www.allpeoplequilt.com/radio

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American Quilt Retailer

American Quilt Retailer is the premier trade magazine serving the quilting industry. Each issue contains basic retailing concepts, industry trends, product information, business profiles, display ideas and a FREE-to-use pattern. American Quilt Retailer advertisers are some of the best resources in the industry and they rely on American Quilt Retailer to give you up-to-date product information. During the past 18 years, hundreds of independent quilt shop owners have depended on American Quilt Retailer to improve their businesses.

Website: www.americanquiltretailer.com

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American Quilter's Society

The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For almost 30 years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting inspiration and advice, through a broad suite of products—magazines, books, live events, contests, workshops, online networks, patterns, fabric, and catalogs. At AQS, we believe that with inspiration and advice, the creatively-minded individual can take their quilting projects beyond what even they had imagined. That is why inspiration is central to everything we do. The leading authors in quilting choose to publish with AQS; the best in quilt artistry select AQS events to display their work; the newest quilters learn from the knowledge and inspiration of AQS members.

Website: www.americanquilter.com

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Bernina USA

BERNINA is an independent, family-owned business. Core capabilities of the BERNINA group are the development, production, procurement and distribution of high-quality household sewing and embroidery systems. The customer is the focus of all activities. BERNINA’s market performance is aligned to meet customer needs in embroidery, quilting, and sewing of home textiles and handcrafts.

Other areas of activity include software, sewing accessories, and services for the textile market. The US-based subsidiary Benartex markets prints fabrics, in particular fabrics for quilting. The OESD subsidiary develops and sells embroidery designs. The Brewer Company distributes sewing notions, primarily in the United States.

The distribution of sewing and embroidery machines takes place via business-to-business relationships. Our global net- work of independent distributors in over 80 countries supports BERNINA customers with regard to machines, service and training. BERNINA’s goal is to inspire customers and provide them with the best possible products to realize their creative ideas.


Website: www.bernina.com/en-US





C&T Publishing

Since its founding in 1983, C&T Publishing has become the industry leader for providing exceptional books and products to the quilting, paper craft, and fiber art markets throughout the United States and internationally. Consumers purchase our products through quilt, fabric, and craft stores; book, gift and museum shops; scrapbook and paper craft stores; and book clubs.

CEO Todd Hensley, CFO Tony Hensley, publisher Amy Marson, and an enthusiastic staff, strive to identify emerging trends and new craft markets in order to provide the discerning consumer with access to cutting edge products and tools.

www.ctpub.com

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Electric Quilt

The Electric Quilt Company is the leading quilt design soft- ware company in the world. In the 20 years the company has been in business, it has produced 45 software editions, pub- lished 18 books, and a downloadable pattern website called MyEQBoutique.com.

The Electric Quilt Company prides itself on making easy-to- use software that can be used by both novices and profession- al quilt designers. It feels it is equally important to provide pleasant “real person” telephone and email technical support, as well as Web Forum support for its products. Electric Quilt wants its software users to feel comfortable contacting the company when they need help. The company has received many rave reviews, not only for the software, but for how well customers are treated.


Website: www.electricquilt.com








Quilt Fabric for Quilting, Sewing & Fashion from eQuilter.com! eQuilter.com

eQuilter is owned and run by Luana and Paul Rubin.
The eQuilter 15,000 sq ft warehouse is located in Boulder, Colorado. eQuilter has the largest online selection of high quality quilt fabrics and related products, with over 22,000 products online and in stock. Quilters, Fiber Artists, Crafters, Fashion and Home Dec sewers love our fast service, huge variety - and 2% of sales go to charity.

Website: www.equilter.com

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Fiber Art Now

Fiber Art Now is a quarterly print magazine, created to inspire and connect the contemporary fiber arts and textiles community. You can fnd single copies in over 300 Barnes & Noble stores and 200 Books A Million stores in the US as well as at select Chapters stores in Canada. Each issue includes feature articles and editorial content that seeks to inspire, connect, and inform fiber artists, enthusiasts, educators, learners, arts professionals, and collectors.


Website: www.fiberartnow.net


Fons & Porter

Fons & Porter's "Love of Quilting" TV programs are provided free of charge to public television stations nationwide and have been on the air since 2003! The brand's associated magazine by the same name is a favorite among quilters nation wide.

Website: www.fonsandporter.com


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Interweave Publishing

Interweave is one of the nation's largest art and craft media entities with businesses in magazine and book publishing, interactive and social media, television and video programming, directories, and events for craft enthusiasts. Interweave delivers best-in-market content to enthusiasts when, where, and how they want. Interweave owns and operates 15 consumer art and craft magazines, more than 30 special newsstand publications, 350 art and craft books, 33 websites, 10 online communities, e-mail newsletters, an e-commerce store, 11 consumer events, video workshops, and sponsors 3 craft television series on public television.

Website: www.interweave.com


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Island Quilter

Island Quilter carries designer fabrics, notions & quilt kits including designs featured in Quilt Sampler Magazine. Find everything you need for your next sewing project!

Website: www.islandquilter.com


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Martingale and Company

Celebrating 36 successful years in business, Martingale is an industry-leading publisher of quilt, knit, crochet, and craft books by top authors. Since our founding in 1976 by Dan and Nancy J. Martin, we’ve sold 21 million books worldwide.

Over the years, the name Martingale has become synonymous with outstanding craft books, so in 2012 we simplified our name to Martingale. We also celebrated our successful brand by updating our logos. That Patchwork Place remains an imprint of Martingale.

Martingale works closely with independent shop owners, forming partnerships to help these business people succeed. In addition to various marketing programs and support materials for shop owners, we offer incentives to consumers who buy books at local shops.

Martingale books are distinguished by carefully edited instructions with detailed illustrations and how-to photos. We pride ourselves on superior customer service and our reputation for quality books.

Website: www.martingale-pub.com


McCall's Quilting

McCall’s Quilting publishes a variety of well-designed complete how-to quilting projects, including bed size quilts, wall hangings, wearables, and small projects. Beautifully photographed settings enhance each project, while detailed instructions use the latest techniques, as well as traditional methods for piecing, appliqué, and quilting, to guide the reader toward achieving rewarding, innovative creations for all levels of quiltmaking experience. Founded in 1993, McCall’s Quilting publishes 6 regular issues each year, as well as 2 to 3 special themed issues a year, including America Loves Scrap Quilts and America Makes FAST Quilts.

Website: www.mccallsquilting.com






Oliso

Oliso believes in the human-centered design process. Their San-Francisco based team of inventors, engineers and researchers believe that great ideas are best inspired by listening to people. From this process they are able to design products that simplify everyday life and address users’ needs.

They believe in the marriage of aesthetics and function to create ergonomically optimized products that disrupt stagnant industries dominated by the same few companies. See how Oliso products can change your home and lifestyle for the better!

Oliso irons are specially designed for quilters and sewers.

Website: www.oliso.com

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Patchwork Plus Quilt Store

People from around the world visit our shop every week. When entering Patchwork Plus' doors for the first time, a typical reaction is "wow, where do I start". If you love gorgeous 100% cotton fabric, come for a visit and see over 9,000 bolts.  We hope the selection speaks for itself because we strive for excellence in quality and coordination. We also obtain the newest in current collections for quilters and still maintain prices that please our customers. And our yarns are fabulous!

Website: www.patchworkplusquiltshop.com

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PatternSpot.com

PatternSpot.com is a downloadable ePattern marketplace where quilters, sewists, and crafters can get in on the latest trends from today's fabulous designers!

www.patternspot.com


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Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and inspire the public about the art of quilting and to benefit the school and community groups of Sisters and Central Oregon.  We do that through a series of annual events, most notably the largest outdoor Quilt Show in the world held on the second Saturday of July.  The show began when the founder, Jean Wells Keenan, hung a dozen quilts made by her students outside her quilt shop on a Saturday in July.  A few more ladies brought their quilts to show, then a few more and a few more.  The show became an annual event, hosted by the East of the Cascades quilt guild.  As the show gained in size and popularity it outgrew the resources of the guild.  In 2003, an Executive Director was hired to manage the show and new events were added including the Around the Block Quilt Walk and Fiber Arts Stroll, Wish Upon a Card and other fundraisers for local causes.

Website: www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org


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QNN TV

QNNtv.com: The First On-Demand Network for Quilters

Special interest groups dream of a channel devoted exclusive- ly to their passion. For quilters this dream is a reality.

In addition to running shows created for traditional television such as Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, Quilt in a Day with Eleanor Burns, etc, QNNtv.com produces made for QNNtv. com programming such as Quilt Out Loud with hosts Jodie Davis and Mark Lipinski, Quilt It! The Longarm Quilting Show, Quilty with Mary Fons, and Celebrations with Patrick Lose!

QNNtv.com is all on-demand, all the time, you may watch on your schedule and have the capability to fast forward, rewind, pause, and watch over and over (similar to DVR or TiVo).

QNNtv.com has a library of over 1,000 quilting videos on-de- mand, bringing you the most comprehensive quilting library available.


Website: www.qnntv.com

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Quilter's Newsletter

Quilters Newsletter is a specialized publication for quilt lovers and quiltmakers. Its domestic and international readership includes professional and nonprofessional quiltmakers, quilt collectors, dealers, historians, teachers, and rural and urban dwellers.

The magazine content includes articles on quilt design, history, patterns, trends, techniques, current events in quilting, personalities, and product comparisons and reviews. It covers exhibitions, contests, significant quilt-related charitable efforts, major awards, and trade news. We review quilt books and electronic media. Qn offers quiltmaking lessons and workshops on techniques. Many quilt teachers use the magazine as a text or reference in their classes. QN provides useful information for beginner, intermediate, and advanced quiltmakers, and maintains a balance between traditional and innovative quilting.

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Quiltmaker

Quiltmaker is packed full of the things quilters love: patterns, fabrics, colors, textures and techniques. Whether you’re a beginning quiltmaker or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find something to love in every issue, in print and online.

We offer quilts made from appealing new fabrics in patterns geared toward every level of experience. Our patterns are designated as easy, intermediate or challenging. We feature a wide range of techniques and styles. We provide clear and accurate step-by-step instructions. We sprinkle each issue with tips to make your sewing easier and often faster. We take you through the finishing process, and we provide quilting plans for every quilt we pattern, along with many exclusive motifs.

We’re devoted to helping quiltmakers at all levels create quilts successfully. Have a look around—we hope you’ll be inspired.

Website: www.quiltmaker.com

Event_event_event_quilts_inc Quilts, Inc

Quilts, Inc. produces three consumer shows and two trade shows each year that set the standard for both the art and the business of quilting.

Website: www.quilts.com




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QuiltWoman.com

QuiltWoman.com has been serving the quilting community since 1997.  Owned by Nancy Dill, the goal of Nancy and her staff is to bring the customer the best possible product for his or her sewing enjoyment.  If you are a designer, they can help you in all aspects of getting your patterns published!

Paper patterns, printable patterns, books, kits, notions, and fabric can all be found at QuiltWoman.com!

Website: www.quiltwoman.com

Quilty

Quilty is a weekly quilting show offered online that seeks to inform and inspire the next generation of quilters. Hosted by Mary Fons, daughter of well-known and widely respected quilt educator and author Marianne Fons, Quilty delivers great quilting instruction with humor, zest, and respect for the art of quilting.

Many of today's newer quilters come to the craft with little to no knowledge of quilting basics; the home economics classes our mothers took were replaced by computer classes when we were in school. Therefore, Quilty will teach rudimentary quilting skills in addition to more advanced techniques, in hopes that after seeing just one episode, every viewer will be excited to make a quilt of her own.

With style, class, and a sense of humor, Quilty aims to ignite new passion for the American quilt.

Website: www.heyquilty.com


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Road to California is a quilters conference held once a year in Ontario, California. The event welcomes quilters to come and view their quilt exhibits, take classes from top teachers, and shop the extensive vendor mall!

Website: www.road2ca.com


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The Joyful Quilter is a shop located in Glenville, New York. You'll find everything you need in their brand new location for your next project. They carry great fabrics, lots of patterns, and notions and offer a number of classes and fabulous customer service!

Website: www.joyfulquilter.com

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We are proud to offer quilters worldwide the opportunity to watch a fully produced web "TV" show that features great instruction as well as entertaining segments providing insights into the lifestyles of well-known quilt personalities. The show is the first quilting show series to be shot in front of a live audience. The ever evolving website offers members a multitude of opportunities including a Daily Blog where members can stay current with all the opportunities on our site, a Forum (message board) for sharing insightful and helpful quilting information and techniques, Chat Rooms for those who like to be instantly connected, and the world's largest online Quilt Gallery with a search feature that allows you to locate quilts all over the world.

The hosts, Alex Anderson, former host of HGTV's Simply Quilts and Ricky Tims, quilt teacher, author, and performing artist/entertainer, combine their comprehensive skills to bring to the World Wide Web the richest, most diverse website for quilters ever created.


Website: www.thequiltshow.com