National Museum of the American Coverlet
322 S. Juliana St
Bedford, PA 15522

814-623-1588
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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS & RESOURCES
Bedford and the immediate area are loaded with wonderful things to do. Many are historical in nature --

Bedford County Visitors Bureau
Extensive source of information on Bedford County attractions, activities and lodging. Check out their website and request a copy of the Visitors Guide - updated and published annually.  It's free and it's one of the best you'll ever see.

Fort Bedford Museum
Open from May to October.

Jean Bonnet Tavern
Built in 1762 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open year-round, offering meals and accommodations.

Old Bedford Village
Open from Memorial Day through October.

Omni Bedford Springs Resort
A wonderful, historic, 200-year-old hotel, this is a must-see four-star resort and spa with a nationally recognized golf course and amenities galore.  The Bedford Springs is a member of Historic Hotels of America and is recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  See their website for special events and resort packages.   .... Only 1-1/2 miles from the Coverlet Museum!

TEXTILE-RELATED

Colonial Coverlet Guild of America
Collectors, researchers, students, weavers, spinners, dyers, and dealers, sharing a love of antique coverlets and a desire to learn more, see more, and preserve more. The Guild has maintained its original goal, set in 1924: to study and preserve these wonderful gifts from our forebears, and to do our part to ensure their respectful treatment and survival.

Complex Weavers
For all weavers and “open to anyone with a curiosity to know and a willingness to share.”

HGA brings together weavers, spinners, dyers, basketmakers, fiber artists and educators, providing educational programs, conferences and an award-winning quarterly publication, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot. 

Thousand Island Arts Center, (formerly known as the Handweaving Museum and Arts Center)
Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional arts and handcrafts – a wonderful place to visit in Clayton, New York

Home Textile Tools Museum
Well-kept secret in Orwell, Bradford County, Pennsylvania – Specializing in early spinning and weaving equipment.

Quilt Pittsburgh Network
Offers links for shops, vendors and services in the extended Pittsburgh area.

Selvedge
Fascinating publication/resource covering fine textiles in fine art, interiors (including collecting), fashion, travel and shopping.

The Woolley Fox
A world-class source for rug hookers.  Located in Ligonier, PA, they offer lessons, retreats, supplies and more.  Barb Carroll is the lady to see.  Check it out – you’ll be glad you did.

GENERAL

Unicorn Bookshop
Great bookshop on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Excellent source for used books on every topic, including rare books, books on book collecting and high-quality old maps as well. Open seven days a week, year round – and he will ship.