Here are quilting events and spots to see in Williamsburg and the surrounding areas. Know of something we missed? Email the webmaster here.
Colonial Williamsburg museums
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Colonial Williamsburg rotate historical quilts from their permanent collections and host traveling textile exhibits. For more information, please visit The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Printed Fashions: Textiles for Clothing and the Home, Open through 2018. Behind Closed Drawers, Multiple Dates.
Newport News Rec Center – Quilt Classes
Are you interested in taking a quilting class? Do you enjoy learning new techniques and/or patterns? Does a night or day out sewing with other quilters sound like fun? If so, please check out the Quilt classes offered by the Newport News Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism. If you’d like to come join the fun, sign up at any Newport News Rec Center, at the main office in City Center, by phone (757-926-1400 – ask for Ryan, Cassie, or Meghan), or by going to the website (www.nnparks.com).
Newport News Quilt Shop – Nancy’s Calico Patch
Nancy’s Calico Patch, located at 896 J Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News, VA 23601, is a local quilt shop in Newport News. They offer classes as well as fabric and sewing machines. Check out their website www.ncpquilting.com.
Chesterfield, VA Quilt Shop – Stitch by Stitch
Stitch by Stitch is located at 6501 Centralia Road (Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center), Chesterfield, VA 23832. For more information, check out their website http://www.stitchbystitchquiltshop.net/
Mechanicsville, VA Quilt Shop – Millstone Quilts
Millstone Quilts is located at 8074 Flannigan Mill Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. For more information, check out their website http://www.millstonequilts.com/