I am the owner of the Bright Morning Star Bed and Breakfast and Quilt Retreat Center. I love having quilters come and finally have time to work on their projects. I like to have between 8-10 people. There are some back road places I suggest to search for really good buys on material. One place has Batiks for $6.59 a yard. Another Amish gal has 108 inch printed backing for $5.75 a yard and cheaper if you buy the bolt.
I live among the Amish and know some that still do wonderful