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The International Quilt 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 Museum collection and scholarly resources to serve as a clearinghouse of accurate and engaging information on global quilts and quiltmaking traditions.

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Studio Art Quilt Associates presents "Conversations with the Artists: Upcycle!", this week's Textile Talk on Wednesday, January 27 at 2 p.m. Eastern via Zoom. Repurposing used materials is one of the most effective solutions there is to deal with today's environmentally devastating waste issues. Fiber art also has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by...READ MORE
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
The International Quilt Museum presents, "Sample Home: Wall Work by Amy Meissner," this week's Textile Talk on Wednesday, February 3 at 2 p.m. Eastern via Zoom. Textile artist Amy Meissner gathers cast-off and salvaged women’s handwork, household textiles, and found objects. In these artifacts, she sees the tracings of women’s knowledge, decisions, and intentions. Her quilted art made for vertical...READ MORE
Friday, February 5, 2021
Join the International Quilt Museum for another Virtual First Friday on February 5 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Click here to register for the webinar. Bridget Long, guest curator of "Quilts of Emotion", and Jim Kohler, a lifelong hand-quilter will discuss how quilting in both social and solitary settings provides quiltmakers with emotional space for solace and contemplation and to...READ MORE
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Save the Date! The International Quilt Museum is pleased to present another Virtual National Quilting Day on March 20, 2021. We will share lectures, tours, activities and more on our Facebook and YouTube channels throughout the day. Stay tuned for more information.READ MORE
Sunday, November 7, 2021 to Thursday, November 18, 2021
Join the International Quilt Museum and World of Quilts Travel November 7-18, 2021, as we enjoy an amazing 13-day, four-island Hawaiian Quilters Journey. This experience has been hand tailored by a quilter with a keen interest in Hawaiian quilts and is also a seasoned Hawaii traveler. Throughout the planning she’s kept the interest of quilt enthusiasts in mind. As part...READ MORE