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Member's Businesses

These pages have brief listings of QuiltBee member's business pages along with links to those pages. These pages need to be quilting related. We also want to list members who teach, have patterns and so on. A web page is not required. Please e-mail Kris Driessen   with the information to be listed. Send a couple of sentences that describes your business.


Owner: Betty Loftus
63 Princes Highway
Victoria 3824
Phone: 0356 332311

We stock the Jinny Beyer Palette, Hoffman, Mumm's the Word, Liberty Craft fabrics andAustralian Fabrics. We also run classes in patchwork and quilting and sell quilts. If you wish to be on our mailing list (we do mail outs four times a year) contact us with yourname and address. We also have a new fabric club (more than 15x8" squares four times a year) $45.00 including postage and sell 100x8" square Jinny Beyer Palette piecesfor $70.00 plus p and h. We also sell patchwork and quilting books and lots of patterns.

Amish Quilt Connection

Amish Quilt Connection is my Internet business, although I have been designing and commissioning quilts that are then made by the Amish for almost 30 years. 

My quilt gallery contains photos of my inventory with both wall quilts and bedsize quilts. I make traditional American designs, and I specialize in traditional Amish designs. Custom orders are also a specialty.

Another website of mine shows my original custom order crib quilts as well as a selection of available baby quilts. 

===== Gail Hurn  



Andrea Rudebusch
P.O. Box 461
Madison, SD 57042

Passionate about paper piecing? You'll *love* our patterns! AndiCrafts specializes in paper foundation pieced patterns for wallhangings and wearables. Seasonal shirts, Angels of Joy wallhanging, 1-1/2 inch high Alphabet are just a few of our popular patterns. Send LSASE for free brochure, or email for more information.

600 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301

Owner: Jackie Robinson.  We have an "underground" quilt shop full of fabrics and fabulous ideas for the quilter. Our publishing company has 23 great titles of interest to quilters. Free catalog upon request.

Jackie Robinson is an internationally known quilting teacher and lecturer, especially known for her Tessellations, quilts fashioned after art glass windows of Frank Lloyd Wright, and her shortcuts and time-saving methods of piecing. Email asking for more information, if you wish.

Annie Kate's Quilts 

Annie and Kate do hand guided quilting on a Gammill Classic longarm machine. We have been in business for two years and have recently won several county fair blue ribbons for our customers. We have a large selection of pantograph, continuous curve, all over meandering and custom designs. Please email. snail mail or call for more information. A brochure covering our services is available. Our turn around time is about 3 weeks. We are also well known for finishing "UFOs", as we do both piecing and basting. Annie Kate's Quilts 4439 Cambridge Ln NW Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 282-6494

Applewood Farm Publications

Beth Ferrier
3655 Midland Road
Saginaw, MI 48603

I have a line of patterns, many a combination of piecing and applique. I also teach piecing classes and well as machine quilting. I am available for lectures for guilds and workshops.

Artistic Notions Quilting Studio
Cathleen Sullivan
2148 Broadway St.,
Abbotsford, BC, Canada, V2T 3G5
Phone (604) 853-2320
Hours Tue-Sat 10-5, September thru July 31st.

ANQS is located in Abbotsford, BC, Canada, the heart of the Fraser Valley. The shop is in a house surrounded by perennial & wild flowers. The colors are reflected in the many fabrics we have in stock. We also carry a wide selection of books, notions & offer 3 class sessions a year. Our website is a secure line & we ship world wide. Please come & visit...have a cup of tea & say hello.

Barbie's Fabric Art Creations & Education and EDIEBARB DESIGNS

Owner: Barbie Swanson
2711 N. E. 22 COURT
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33062-1107
(954) 781-9225

BARBIE SWANSON is a quilt teacher, quilt & doll designer and stained glass artist & designer. Some of her designs are available now for you. If you are interested in having her come to teach her new chain paper piecing technique or other quilt lessons at your location, please contact her at (954) 781-9225 or e-mail at

Big Horn Quilts
Julia M. Owens

Featuring quality quilting fabrics and patterns at discount prices. Free fabric drawing monthly for those who visit. We also offer a place where people can list their quilts for sale, at no charge and no commission. But most of all, we have lots and lots of fabrics with easy and secure ordering. Your online fabric store!

Brenda Groelz Designs
308 W US HWY 34
Phillips, NE 68865-2504
Phone: 402-886-2281
FAX: 402-886-2971

Minis for Klutzes Foundation Patterns featuring realistic bird blocks and miniature quilts Book: Kaleidoscope Pictures, 25 picture quilts all made with the traditional kaleidoscope block Tri-fold Booklet: Cut Ups: Kaleidoscope Quilts from Pillow Panels, a template free method with no mirrors!

E-mail me with your mailing address for a free color catalog of all my quilt publications.  I was the 1994 winner of the Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for Quilting Teachers and I speak and teach nationally. I'd love to come to YOUR guild! E-mail me with your mailing address for a copy of my information packet. See Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, September 1996 issue for my Haus Fans quilt and pattern.

Busy Bee Crafts
Donna Rhea
819 N. Duncan
Stillwater, OK 74075
Phone: 405-743-4418 (after 6:00 p.m.)

I do hand quilting of any size quilt. Prices depend on size and quilt design. Contact me for details. Batting, backing, and basting extra.

Carolina Mountain Soap Company
Angela Bickford
PO Box 524
Horse Shoe, NC 28742

I am soapmaker in Western NC. I make cold process soap, liquid soap, lotions, lotion bars, emu oil, body polish, foot creme and foot soaks. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, I'll be happy to help!

Cheryl Bonner
Glendale, AZ I have Quilt Patterns for only $3.99 each! Plus, Buy 3 get 1 FREE!  Also, All Quilting and Craft Books are 20% - 30% off retail. I host many FQ swaps that are all listed on the site. I've added a chat room, a favorite links page, and I will be adding a "for sale" room very soon! Please stop by and brouse through the bookstore, check out the quilt patterns and take a look at my current swaps. I'm sure you'll be glad you did. :-)

The Cotton Vault

Online Quilt Shop

Unlock your passions!  We carry 100% quality cotton fabrics, books, patterns & gifts. Fast & friendly service with free shipping for patterns.

Juanita (Penny)


Country Calico's Quilt Shop
Beth Little & Barbara Chirco
701 E. Plano Pkwy, Ste 110
Plano, TX 75074

We have a wonderful quilt shop with around 3000 bolts of fabric. We have several full lines of reproduction fabrics (especially 20's & 30's) as well as flannels, plaids, felt, and one of the best selections of juvenile and novelty prints around.

We also have tons of notions, books (including our book, Treasured Twenties Quilts by Silver Threads and Sharon Newman) and patterns. Check out our website for a free block-of-the-month and monthly calendars of our classes.

5179 FM 672
Dale, Tx 78616
Hand guided machine quilting

We do hand guided machine quilting on a Gammill Classic quilting machine. We have a nice selection of pantographs, do edge to edge quilting, bordered designs and all over stippling. Our custom work is somewhat selective at this time. We also do basting for hand quilters. You can reach us by e-mail, include your snail mail and we will send a brochure covering our services. Will also provide references on request. The turn around time is two to three weeks.

"DSigns by DS", Cards, Quilts and Other Creations
Diane Seamans
Rural Route 2
W. Franklin, NH 03235

I offer quilts in a variety of sizes, machine pieced and quilted. Custom orders accepted. Soft Sculpture Dolls and Animals are also very popular with my customers. Santas and Father Christmas are the Most Popular!

DSigns by DS, "Pressed For Thyme"  I hand gather and press herbs and other botanicals which I use in creating one of a kind notecards. I sell wholesale or on a commission basis to fine shops. The cards may also be ordered directly from me at a retail price. Laser prints of cards are also available.


Barbie Swanson
2502 NW Lake Jeffery Road, 
Lake City, FL 32055-7905 USA

Distributor of DESIGNER COMPANION quilting/FME machine—for today's creative quilter & thread painter. EASY GLIDE Tools, EDIEBARB Designs, VALDANI Threads, specialty dyed/painted fabrics & yarns, threads, crazy quilt supplies, specialty notions, tools, books, embellishments, retreats, classes & more! Retail & Wholesale. 386 755 0179 FAX 386 755 2528 , at shows & by appt. at my Studio



Shan Cochrane
403 Keller Crescent
Saskatoon, SK
S7J 5G3

I hand paint fabrics using Seta Colour and 100% cotton broadcloth. I do a variety of colours which I would classify as light to medium. They work very well with the batiks and bali fabrics which are available at the present time. I work in 1 meter pieces and break these down into 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 pieces. The cost is $20.00 per meter with a small charge for postage. I am offering a sample package of 9 - 6" squares for $5.00, postage included.

Featherweight Care Workshops

My husband and I are team teaching the Care and Feeding of your Featherweight. We are not trying to take the place of the Sewing Machine Technition, we are just training Featherweight owners the care and upkeep of their wonderful little machine. Workshop descriptions, supply list, and soon our workshop schedule can be found on our web site at:  We hope you will consider this as a part of your upcoming schedule of activities for you shop, guild, or quilt show.

Thanks all. Nancy 

Foothill Fabric & Sew On

I have a large variety of marbelized looking fabrics as well as novelty and bright fabrics. I specialize in paper piecing patterns and have a wide assortment of patterns from many different companies.

Margie Andermatt
Foothill Fabric & Sew On
P.O. Box 490
Pine Grove, CA 95665
(209) 296-5803

Michelle Hagglund
125 Baltimore Ave. SE, Bandon, OR 97411
Phone: 800-347-9021, 541-347-9021 

We have a large selection of 100% cotton fabric, including a great supply of batiks, 30's reproductions, and flannels as well as quilting supplies, doll making supplies, silk ribbon supplies. We   have large selection of books and patterns. We offer a wide variety of classes and publish both a free quarterly newsletter and a  monthly subscription newsletter. We also host an annual retreat  each November at Silver Falls State Park.  

Get Creative!

Lisa Julson

Get Creative! is a virtual, online show for the Crafts, Sewing, Needlework, Quilting and Home Dec Enthusiast. The site features free seminars, product and project information, and resources to buy supplies as well as upcoming events listings. Free business info is available for professional crafters and sewers and the SOHO owner. The non-crafter can shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, collectibles, and personal and home accessories in the Craftlink Co-op area of the site where artisans and professional crafters showcase and sell their finished fine arts and crafts.

Goose Tracks Quilts

Cathy Hooley
Broadalbin, NY

I make heirloom quality reproduction antique and country style quilts. Check out my page for a sample of my latest offerings - I also accept custom orders. I use first quality cotton fabric and cotton batting in all of my quilts to give them a vintage look and feel. If you have something in mind or have any questions about my site - please send me an e-mail - I love to get mail!

granny's goodies fine lace and quilt shop  
275 n. west avenue,
elmhurst   illnois 60126

We are a full service quilting shop. this is granny jo's studio,and we have the raw materials, tools, books, and ideas that she uses for  her work and classes. we repair, finish, and design custm work for those who don't sew. quilting is our language memories are our business. 


James at

Let me personalize your treasures! Handquilting all sizes, from baby quilts to wallhangings to king-size. Basting, binding, and drawing patterns extra. Email for details, rates, and estimates.

Hartley's Handdyeds

Joyce Hartley
I currently specialize in handdyed fabric for quilters. My colors are intense and vibrant, and my fabrics are full of texture resembling cracked ice. The fabrics are available as individual fat quarters, in sets of colors and I take special orders for yardage. I also sell handdyed silk ribbon and am expanding to include yarns as well.

Hearthside Quilts

Hearthside Quilts
90 Mechanicsville Rd
P O Box 610
Hinesburg, VT 05461
Phone 1-800-451-3533
Web Site:

Owners: Susan and George Wachob
Hearthside Quilts is a mail order business that manufactures and sells PRE-CUT patchwork and applique quilt kits and New England Hardwood Professional Quilting Frames.  Our quilt kits come complete with everything you need including die-cut 100% cotton top pieces, batting, backing, needle, thread and complete, easy-to-follow instructions. We have been in business for nearly 20 years and offer over 140 different  quilt designs in a rainbow of colors. A sampling of these designs is shown in our 32 page full color catalog.  The designs we offer are both traditional and contemporary and range in skill level from the beginner to the highly experienced quilter .

Heirlooms By Helen

Helen M. TePoel
email or
2015 Northwest 51 Street, Rochester, MN 55901
507 289-8278

Heirloom machine quilting with professional hand-guided machine. I do overall designs, meandering or custom designs. I also make Heirloom Baptismal Gowns.

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