The Guild has a Library!

The guild library is managed by the capable hands of guild Librarians Iyabo O and Ann D. Let them know of titles you’d like to see in our library, which is available for browsing and checkouts transacted during most guild meetings.  Here is a list of titles owned by the guild in an Excel spreadsheet that is periodically updated:

CPQG LIBRARY    Be advised: these items may be checked out; the database does not reflect item status. 

Still haven’t pieced yourself a guild name tag holder?

Click here to download the guild nametag holder pattern.


Need Long-Arm or Quilting Services?

The following members offer long-arm and/or appraisal quilting services.  Please check with individual member for rates.


Two Rivers Quilting  
Fabric Arts Studio & Long-Arm Quilting Service
Martha Berry
1309 Jamestown Road, Suite 203
Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 570-4312

Linda Miller
8636 Richmond Road
Toana, VA 23168
(757) 565-6095
(757) 532-9048 (cell)

Quilt for You  
Long-Arm Quilting Service
Ann Philbeck
Williamsburg & Providence Forge

Long-Arm Quilting Service
Beth Filko
(814) 880-3039

Computerized & Free Motion Long-Arm Quilting Service
Corrine Vance
(757) 234-3131

Quilts By Pendley
Judy Pendley
(757) 334-2892

Lovely Longarm Quilting
T-Shirt quilts & Hosts Quilt Supply Sales
Kathleen Thompson
(808) 398-6445

SewLoveLee Quilt Shop & Classes
Shop & Classes
Lee Taylor
White Stone
(894) 577.7272

Long-Arm Quilting Service
Kathy “Kat” Rogers

American Quilter’s Society (AQS) Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Lynne Wilder


New to Quilting?

Join our guild and participate in available workshops, and explore this list of resources to get you started.

Classes for Beginners – Contact these shops or check out their Webpages for more details.

Nancy’s Calico Patch – offers classes in quilting

Nancy’s Calico Patch is located at 96 J Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News, VA 23601

Bella Fabrics – offers classes in quilting

Newport News Parks & Recreation – offers classes in quilting and sewing at various levels.  Check out their seasonal tabloid for more info.

Chesterfield quilt shops Stitch By Stitch and Material Things.

Favorite Links

Member Links

Barbara Blanton – Applique Academy

Kelsey Diehl Art – local art studio

Judy Hansen – member blog

Mary Frances Ballard – Orderly Places


Quilt Blocks Galore! – hundreds of free patterns, both classic & original

Fat Cat Patterns – Check out this site see dozens of charming applique patterns and some beautiful BOM designs.

Quiltville – Website of professional quilter Bonnie Hunter.  Check out her tips and techniques & her scrap quilt patterns.


J Hittle Sewing – Bargain prices on all manner of quilting and sewing notions and supplies.

Connecting Threads – Great prices thread.