Quilting Related Links

Local Quilt Guilds

Cactus Sewables Quilt Guild


Yucca Valley Community Center, 57090 Twentynine Palms HIghway, Yucca Valley, CA




Pass Patchers Quilt Guild


Beaumont Civic Center, Beaumont, CA

Quilt Shops

The Quilters Faire

34500 Gateway Drive

Suite 110

Palm Desert, CA





Business Hours:

Thursday - Saturday

9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Beautiful selection of fabrics and supplies. She hosts classes and you are guaranteed a great time shopping and learning at The Quilters Faire.


She also has a blog so check it out while you are there.

TrishTacSew Quilt Shop & Sewing Classes

73608 CA-111
Suite 2
Palm DesertCA 92260
                                                         (760) 851-8101
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
Just moved to new location.  Shop is open and classes will start February 2023.

Ralph's Sewing & Vacuum

73-941 Hwy 111

Palm Desert, CA


Hrs:  M-F 9 - 5:30

Sat 9 - 3:30

Sewing machines, machine repair, machine maintenance, notions, classes, sewing alterations



Free Quilt Patterns

It is not a complete listing of every site that has free patterns, just some that have come to my attention. If you know of a good quilt pattern site or one that offers free tutorials let me know and I will get them listed.


General Sewing/Quilting Information




Digitized Quilt Index

 An Important Archive of New York Quilt History Is Being Digitized . “The vast majority of these quilts are not at the New York City museum, but are heirlooms in private collections, whether an attic in the Catskills or a quilt trunk in Brooklyn. AFAM received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in January of 2017 to digitize the New York Quilt Project and add its records to the Quilt Index, a joint project of the Alliance for American Quilts, Michigan State University, and the Michigan State University Museum. The Quilt Index has quilts from across the United States, from Hawaii to Kansas, allowing users to compare various quilts between distant collections. AFAM has so far put about 1,500 quilts on