The International Quilt Museum, University of Nebraska

The International Quilt Museum (IQM) is home to the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection. With objects from more than 65 countries and dating from the 1600s to today, the IQM aims to collect and exhibit works that represent quilts and quiltmaking traditions from around the world and throughout history. The International Quilt Study Center […]

Jacques Légeret & Hans Zogg

Swiss journalist Jacques Légeret was “adopted” by an Old Order Amish family in 1986, with his wife and son. He lived with Amish families in Pennsylvania and Indiana for about 26 months over several trips. He thus had access to “hope chests“, wooden chests in which Amish women store their wedding quilts. His collection is […]

Jane Lury

“Labors of Love” is the name of Jane Lury’s antique quilt business. Selling antique quilts, according to her partner, David, “is a weekend hobby that has gotten totally out of hand.” In the 1980s, while on a trip to Oregon, Jane saw a quilt for sale in an antique store and bought it. When she […]