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Revision as of 09:58, 17 May 2011

Welcome to the wiki! This section of the Quilt Index is built on a wiki technology, which allows registered users to help build this resource. If you have information to update this wiki, please contact us so we may create an account for you.  Once your account has been activated, you can sign in and contribute to this growing resource. (You may also send directly edits to Quilt Index staff http://www.quiltindex.org/contact.php).

There are currently 324 pages included on this wiki.

Quilt Index staff have brought together information from a variety of sources and set up resource areas for:

We look forward to your feedback and contributions. Please join us!

Quilt Documentation Projects and Oral Histories

Quilt Documentation Projects

Documentation projects are indexed alphabetically by geographic location (state, province or country). Information was initially compiled from a variety of sources including Quilt Index staff contacts, contributions from documentation project leaders, available publications lists (such as http://www.booksandoldlace.com/quilting/StateQuiltHistoryBibliography.htm), and from the data list in the back of Gatherings: America's Quilt Heritage, a project of the Museum of the American Quilter's Society by Kathlyn F. Sullivan (Paducah:1995). If you have updates to the information or publications listed here, please log in add to this wiki! (or you can send edits to Quilt Index staff).
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Oral Histories

This section lists sources for oral history material in any format that relate to quilts, quiltmakers and quiltmaking. The list includes projects, films, online presentations, and repositories. If your institution or group is conducting an oral history project related to quilt history, please add your project to the wiki!

Signature Quilt Pilot Project

These are the communication pages for the Signature Quilt Pilot Project on the Quilt Index.

Quilt Collections

The Quilt Collections page contains:

Lists of U.S. and international institutions with quilts and quilt related holdings, including Quilt Collections in the United States: alphabetical and Quilt Collections in the United States: by state,
A comprehensive list of Canadian Quilt Collections,
QI International and QI South Africa, portals for easy access to information on quilt collections and documentation projects outside the U.S.,
A special section on Michigan Quilt Collections that delves deeply into quilt holdings in the state of Michigan,
And resources on Quilt Barn Trails

Quilt Resources

Quilts & Curriculum

Quilts & Curriculum is a special section with lesson plans, games and more for educators. Now with Games and Fun Stuff!

New! Resources for Quilt Historians

Here you'll find resources for quilt historians, such as Fabric Dating References, bibliographic resources, and information on Quilt Care, Quilt Appraisers, genealogy, and social networking.

H-Net Member Portal

From analyses of material culture in literature, to studies by art historians of the development and dissemination of particular patterns or techniques, to explorations by women's, ethnic, labor, and social historians, the Quilt Index is used by a wide range of humanities scholars and teachers.

On the H-Net Member Portal page you will find relevant quilts in the Quilt Index database for just about every H-Net list! You can also find various listserves on topics such as historical quilts, art quilts and quiltmaking on the Email Discussion Lists page.

Contributor Resources

A resource section for Quilt Index quilt record contributors and gallery, essay and lesson plan authors.

New! Quilts & Social Media

New! Quilts & Social Media is our newest wiki resource, with links to quilt blogs, apps, and social networks.

See also: Getting Creative, a place to collaborate to create online exhibitions of QI quilts and suggest thematic groupings of quilts for the QI site.

Getting started

The Getting started page has user's guide information about using the wiki software, instructions for creating an account and editing the Quilt Index wiki, directions for adding images to wiki entries, copyright information, and more.


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