Helpful Links

1.Quilt Shops in Eastern PA

2. Quilt Repair:

Do you have a quilt that needs repair? Finally, there is someone in the area that will do this!
                 Roberta DeSantis

3. Long-arm Quilters:

Ann Davis                         (717) 273-2464                                                              Lebanon

Delania Lefever               (717) 665-4881                                                              Manheim

Denise Delp                      (610) 589-2625                                                      Wormelsdorf

Donna Doberstein           (717) 926-0326      or             Lebanon

Donna Martin                   (610)698-9714                                                              Wernersville

Nancy King*                      (717) 343-8315                                                            Middletown
Edge to edge pantographs, Quilters Dream Batting

Tom & Sally Wood            (717) 838-3293                                                            Palmyra

Sandy Royster                    (443) 742-3697                                                   Cornwall (Alden Place)
Edge to Edge Quilting, Quilter’s Dream Batting    website:

4. Sewing Machine Repair Shops:

Always call first to be sure before driving to any location.

Hinkletown Sewing Machine Shop
232 Wanner Rd,  Ephrata, PA 17522
(717) 354-0204

Route 72 South (almost across from the turnpike entrance)
Manheim, Pa 17545
(717) 664-4230

Hampdon Vac & Sew
4900 Carlisle Pike
Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050
(717) 761-5775

Vince’s Sewing Repairs
505 West Main Street
Annville, Pa 17003

Hursh’s Country Store
2425 W Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522

5. Featherweight Maintenance:

6. How Your Sewing Machine Works – The Basics:

How Does a Sewing Machine Work: Complete Guide for Beginners

7. Basic Quilt Lessons:

  **you can scroll thru 25+ video classes which are FREE!!
Most of the classes seem to run from 25-60 minutes so be sure to bookmark
the page to keep coming back to:

8. Quilt Museums Around the Country:

Quilt Museums around the Country

9. Quilt Novels

1.See this link on amazon for well over 400 quilt novels, mysteries and series:

2.A Quilt Mystery Series: by Earline Fowler With Fool’s Puzzle, Irish Chain, Kansas Troubles, and Goose in the Pond, etc…..two time Agatha Award nominee Earlene Fowler introduced Benni Harper, the ex cowgirl of fictional San Celina, California whose talent for piecing together quilts is rivaled only by her talent for piecing together clues.
20 books in this series.
Find them here:
All books over spread over 2 pages of Amazon but not listed in order:

3. Find all the Benni Harper books here in order of publication:

4. Sandra Dallas Books:
1. The Persian Pickle Club
           2. The Patchwork Bride
           3. A quilt For Christmas
           4. Alice’s Tulip’s
           5. The Quilt Walk (young adult)
           6. The Quilt that Walked to Golden (non fiction)
All Sandra Dallas Books:
                       ** at this link, click on any book to get the synopsis, and links to Amazon and other book dealers

5. Author Grace Snyder:
1. No Time on My Hands

6.Two new Quilt novels by Michael Sirois:
IF A BUTTERFLY Book One: Chrysalis
Book Two: Emergence
** and……the stories takes place in Lancaster county 🙂

7. Two Quilt novels by Bruce Leonard in the Quilt City Series:
1. Quilt City Murders
2. Quilt City:Panic in Paduka
**and listed below these two novels are many more quilt related novels. Just keep scrolling down :+)

10. Quilter’s sites and blogs:

Gina Groff(Guild Member specializes in wool projects)

American Quilters Society (AQS):

Quilters Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame blog:

Bonnie Hunter  *you can join her blog from this site

Glyleen Fitzgerald

Etyta Sytar

Alex Anderson

Pat Sloan:

Pat Sloan Blog:

Fons & Porter

Marsha Mc Closkey:

Mimi Dietrich

Ruth McDowell

Eleanor Burns:

Missouri Star Quilt Company:
*under Tutorials, you will find more than 250 tutorials to help you make wonderful quilts

Bethany Reynolds, Creator of Stack-n-Whack :




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