Links of Interest

Studio Art Quilt Associates Studio Art Quilt Associates; professional art quilt association. Note the Art in Public Places link.
National Quilt Museum The Museum of the American Quilter’s Society in Paducah, Kentucky hosts a collection, changing exhibits, workshops, festivals and a Museum Shop.
Quilt/Surface Design Symposium Annual art quilt symposium sponsored by Tracey Stitzlein & Linda Fowler; housed in Columbus, Ohio.
Quilt National  Quilt National is one of the premiere international juried art quilt exhibits; Dairy Barn, Athens, Ohio.  See Deborah Fell’s art quilt in Quilt National 2003.
Mendocino Art Center The Mendocino Art Center is situated 150 miles north of San Francisco overlooking a rugged expanse of the Pacific Ocean in the charming coastal village of Mendocino. A haven for artists since 1959, today the Art Center is a highly regarded artistic and educational institution offering over 200 retreat-style workshops each year in ceramics, fiber arts, fine arts, jewelry and sculpture.
Ann Johnston Artist, teacher, author–a leader in the field of art quilts and surface design.
Patty Hawkins Artist, teacher–brings the beauty of nature to surface design in the unique ways.
Eleanor McCain
Quilt maker & artist with a wonderful sense of color, composition and design.; a beautifully designed site!
Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi Quilter, Author, Publisher, Curator
Charles Wisseman Art from Medicine, Nature, and Found Objects


Osher  Lifelong Learning/University of Illinois

In addition to classes in the fall and spring semesters, OLLI offers a dynamic schedule of programs and activities that includes lectures, study groups, travel opportunities, and collaborations with the Illinois campus and the communities in and around Champaign-Urbana.
Testfabrics Over the years Testfabrics, Inc. has grown and expanded, now serving the design world as well as the technical world. From Soil Cloth to Dust Bunnies, Testfabrics, Inc. continues to serve the textile world.
Pro Chemical
& Dye
Excellent source for dyes & auxiliary supplies.
Dharma Trading
Dharma is an excellent source for textile supplies & dyes.
ARTFABRIK Home of Laura Wasilowski’s extraordinary hand dyed fabric and threads.
Spoonflower Want to print your own images on fabric?  This is the place!
Craft League of Champaign-Urbana The Craft League of Champaign-Urbana is an organization to promote knowledge and appreciation of art and fine craft in the community.
40 North/88 West 40 North/88 West, the Champaign (Illinois) County Arts, Culture and Entertainment Council is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant and thriving environment for the arts, culture and entertainment stimulating Champaign County’s growth and enriching the quality of life for everyone.
 Andrew Fell Architecture & Design

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