Because Quilts matter, They are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization since 1993, brings together American quilt makers and designers, the quilt industry, quilt scholars and teachers, and quilt collectors in the cause of documenting, preserving, and sharing our great American quilt heritage. We are committed to collecting the rich stories that historic and contemporary quilts tell about the nation’s diverse people and communities.
American Quilt Study Group
The American Quilt Study Group is a non-profit quilt research organization with over 1,000 members in the U.S. and abroad. Members of the American Quilt Study Group participate in the effort to preserve quilt heritage through our various publications, extensive research library, yearly seminar and membership contacts. Membership is comprised of traditional and contemporary quilt artists, quilt lovers, historians, researchers, collectors, dealers, folklorists, authors, museum curators, quilt appraisers, and students of women’s studies.
International Quilt Study Center & Museum
Kasha Quilts Museum – Genesee, Idaho
Quilt Heritage Museum – Idaho Falls, Idaho
The Quilt Index
The completed Quilt Index will be a central resource that incorporates a wide variety of sources and information including (1) images of and documentary information about quilts in public museum and library collections; (2) information about privately held quilts compiled by over 56 state and regional quilt documentation projects in the United States; (3) bibliographies of secondary materials relevant to quilt study; and (4) finding aids developed to assist researchers with locating hard-to-find quilt-related primary and secondary materials in public collections.