East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Claire Vlasin was passionate about quilts: creating, collecting, studying and judging them. She shared this passion in quilt clubs, classes, talks, competitions, and discussions with friends and family. She also collected fabrics, patterns, and hardware supporting her hobby. She respected the artistry of those who created patterns and “quilted” the quilts. ...
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Myla Perkins (and The Quilting Six; left to right top, Myla Perkins, Alva Gamble, Charlsetta Buie, Clara Clark; bottom, Gwendolyn Spears, Elizabeth Jaggers) is featured in the exhibit: Quilting Sisters: African-American Quiltmaking in Michigan.
Austin, Texas, United States
Kathleen McCrady is a nationally recognized quilt maker and quilt historian. Her collection resides at the Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin. The collection contains records of the Austin Area Quilt Guild, which include announcements, quilt show programs, workshop applications, member rosters, and financial reports dating from 1979-2000.