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America's Quilting History
This is an excellent site for any quilter interested in history. She has many informative articles about the history of quilts and the lives of the women who made them.

Simply Old Fashioned designs
This woman designs wonderful patterns for cross stitch and embroidery. I'm a fan of many of her patterns - particularly the animal set in her Ever So Little design series.

Paper Panache
Here's a site just full of patterns for the quilting technique, paper piecing.

Zippy Designs
Publisher of the Foundation Piecer Magazine, now called Quilts with Style. Their new format has quilting of all techniques, but the Foundation Piecer magazines were only paper-piecing patterns. They still have some of the back issues for sale on the site and have many other patterns for the paper-piecing addict.

Woolworks, the online knitting compendium
A good knitter's resource, the site is run by a not-for-profit volunteer organization.

Home of Dragon Dreams
For those in search of fantasy-related needlework patterns, Dragon Dreams is the site you're looking for. The designer, Jennifer Aikman-Smith, has a wonderul line of dragon patterns in her collection of designs.

The Caron Collection
Along with having an excellent line of embroidery floss, the Caron site also has patterns, information, and occasionally contests for the avid stitcher.

DMC home page
How can you stitch without the floss? Here is DMC's home page.

Counted Cross stitch, needlework, and stitchery page
This site is mostly a link library, but it's an enormous one! There are lots and lots of sites listed here for needlearts of all kinds.

Stitch Dictionary
This site is a good resource and an excellent place to start if you're unfamiliar with a stitch. The site provides not only an explanation of the stitch, but also good instructions for how to make the stitch.

Elizabethan Blackwork - the blackwork embroidery archives
This site provides a history of Blackwork embroidery as well as archives of free Blackwork embroidery patterns.

Cranston Print Works company
Welcome to Cranston Village! Cranston Print Works company is the oldest textile company in the US today. Located in Rhode Island, they still produce quality fabrics for use in quilting. Cranston Village is their online website - a resource full of patterns, tips, and more

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