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The International Quilt Study Center & Museum's mission is to build a global collection and audience that celebrate the cultural and artistic significance of quilts.
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World Quilts draws from the International Quilt Study Center & Museum collection and scholarly resources to serve as a clearinghouse of accurate and engaging information on global quilts and quiltmaking traditions.

Upcoming Events
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 p.m. Spend an hour touring the Dillow Conservation Work Room and Collections Storage with one of our team members. Cost: $30. Please call 402-472-6549 to reserve a spot on the tour.
Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Leah Sorensen Hayes will share projects from her personal collection in a trunk show from 12-12:45 p.m. in the Campbell and Hodder Seminar Room. “Stitched in Nebraska,” this year's Tuesday Talk series will highlight some of Nebraska's own contemporary quiltmakers. Each month, we will learn more about the maker and see some of their work in a trunk show. Tuesday...
Visitors look at Chinese quilt.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at Noon. Spend an hour touring the Dillow Conservation Work Room and Collections Storage with one of our team members. Cost: $30. Please call 402-472-6549 to reserve a spot on the tour.
Pillow featuring a Cathedral Windows pattern.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Lincoln Quilters Guild presents a "Cathedral Window Pillow" workshop with instructor Erica Plank on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. Erica will be teaching the Cathedral Window Block, sewn by machine using the 9” Seam Pressing Template which she designed. Everyone will go home with a completed...
Visitors look at embroidered and quilted floor covering.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Go behind the scenes of the world’s largest publicly held quilt collection at 1:30 p.m. Spend an hour touring the Dillow Conservation Work Room and Collections Storage with one of our team members. Cost: $30. Please call 402-472-6549 to reserve a spot on the tour.
Stitched in Nebraska logo featuring state shape.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Rich and Roxann O'Hare will share projects from their personal collection in a trunk show from 12-12:45 p.m. in the Campbell and Hodder Seminar Room. “Stitched in Nebraska,” this year's Tuesday Talk series will highlight some of Nebraska's own contemporary quiltmakers. Each month, we will learn more about the maker and see some of their work in a trunk show...