Around Town

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 (  

Chesterfield, VA Quilt Shop – Stitch by Stitch

** Online Only Now **  For more information, check out their website

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