Collecting Quilts

What is it like to be a quilt collector? What do collectors look for, and how do they take care of their quilts? Quilt collector Bill Volckening answers these questions and more.

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About the Author

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Bill Volckening

Bill Volckening is a quilt collector who lives in Portland, Oregon. He started collecting 30 years ago, and his collection includes more than 500 examples made between 1760 and the present day. Quilts from his collection have been featured in exhibitions and publications worldwide.