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Quilt Restoration


Quilt Restoration WorkshopIf you are interested in doing your own quilt restoration, read our article Repair, Restore, Conserve; What to do with damaged antique quilts (click here) for some helpful tips. Click here to learn about the Kirk Collections Quilt Restoration Workshop 4 DVD set. 

The following people are professional quilt restorers.  No recommendation is implied.  Always check references.   There is also a free referral service to conservators of all sorts available online: http://www.aic-faic.org/guide/form.html Not only can you request specific kinds of conservators but by location as well. There is also storage and conservation information available on line from the National Park Service.

The Quilter's Guild of Dallas maintains a resource list of members who do all kinds of work relating to quilts. To obtain a copy, send a stamped self-addressed business-size envelope to:  Resource Chairman Quilter's Guild of Dallas 305 Spring Creek Village Suite 508, Box 521 Dallas, Texas 75248 

If you are a professional quilt restorer and would like to be added to this list, click here.  

 
Melva Black
Lar-M'Lee Quilting
933 S. Maple
Ottawa, Ks. 66067
785.242.8575  
toll free 1.877.739.6868
Nancy C. Boomhower
222 South Market St.
Girard, Ohio 44420
Textile Conservation and Restoration Studio
330 545 1936
Penny Bowser 
Bowsers@fabricsepix.net 
610-857-1329 
I am a beginner and I make no claim beyond my level.
Gayle Branger
gayle_branger@yahoo.com
719-676-2600
Robin Brisson
Quilter Studio
101 Prospect Street
Leominster, MA 01453
978-537-2870
rbrisson@quilterstudio.com
Becky Bruce
16208 S 2100 Rd
Nevada, Mo 64772 417-667-1909
I am the owner of BB's Stitchinpost, a small business specializing in quilt restoration/repair, as well as offering handquilting/finishing and binding services.   bbstitchinpost@gmail.com
Brooke Ellen Bryan
Yellow Springs, OH
brookeellenbryan@sbcglobal.net
937-767-1683
Bev Cameron cameron_s@verizon.net
Jan Canyon
Hill House Quilting
405 N. John F. Kennedy Ave
Keytesville, MO 65261
660-288-3670 
email:  jcanyon@msn.com
Laurie Cary
Old Vine Preserves Quilt Restoration, Inc.
CaryMeOver Designs LLC
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

E-Mail: laurie.cary@gmail.com
303-588-7348

I specialized in 1860's to 1940's quilts, cleaning and restoration. I have restored numerous quilts and have extensive experience with the complex applique quilts of the 1860's. I can also provide cleaning, advice for long term storage and research in to the pattern of your quilt. I have references from past restorations, please call or e-mail me today to discuss preserving your heirloom.
Jan Coats
Patchwork Plus
108 W. Third Street
Alton, IL 62002
877-529-9562   618-462-8565
Robin Collett
San Antonio, Texas
210-372-2220
maryrobincollett(at)aol.com

Quilt restoration and hand-quilting service. Please visit one of my projects at http://myquiltednest.blogspot.com/2011/10/well-hello-again.html

Hand-quilting can be seen at http://myquiltednest.blogspot.com/2009_09_01_archive.html
 
Patricia A Cook 
42 S Brewer Dr 
Pueblo West, CO 81007
 1-719-547-2642 
pa_cook20@hotmail.com 
Alice Cruz - 
The Quilted Chile 
402-498-2793 
Omaha, Nebraska
Kathleen Davies 
P.O. Box 1193 
Hillburn, NY 10931 
845-504-0917 
kdotdavies@optonline.net
 
Anne Dawson Quilt Restoration
P.O. Box 516  ( 77 Village Road )
Lopez Island, WA 98261
( 360 ) 468-4677
zanmar@centurytel.net
Lenna DeMarco
Faded Glory Antique Quilt Restoration
10753 W. Saratoga Circle
Sun City, AZ 85351
623/977-4227
demsing@msn.com
Historically correct antique fabric used.
Eileen Doughty
Vienna Quilt Shop
109 Park St
Vienna, VA 22180
703.281.4091   800-281-4010
Dale Drake
Quilt Repair and Restoration
Swallowtail Ridge Studio
1195 Robb Hill Road
Martinsville, IN 46151
317-996-3553
dale@swallowtailridge.com
Lisa Erlandson
lisa@lequilts.com

1920 CR 150
Gainesville, TX 76240
Mindy Fletcher
Heirloom Quilt Restoration
mindy@restorequilts.com
PO Box 109 Washington, IN 47501
800-396-9996 pin7295

Professional, experienced restoration for cotton and silk quilts, 1870s - 1930s. Specializing in silk crazy quilts. Cleaning by gentle vacuum method. Vintage fabrics used in restorations. Cotton quilt restoration services since 2000, and crazy quilts since 2004.  I also do antique lace repair, embroidery motif replication (crazy quilt motifs) and antique quilt replicas.  Please email or phone for more information. Address above is for correspondence only; different shipping address provided for quilts.

Betty  Foote
190 so. Lake St. Box 410
Harrison, Mich 48625
989-539-7217  
Jean Gonzalez, 
CRAZY QUILT Repair, Gifts & Design, 
2117 West Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23220 
richmondseamstress@yahoo.com  
804 204 - 1263  
804 304 - 3345
Lynn Lancaster Gorges, 
Historic Textiles Studio, 
3910 Hwy 70 E, 
New Bern, NC 28560
palampore@aol.com 
252-638-4913
Does archival cleaning of quilts
Brenda Grampsas and I am an AQS certified quilt appraiser. I would like to be added to your list of quilt appraisers. My information is as followers: Brenda Grampsas, 11110 Doe Haven Road, Brooksville, FL 34601. 352-345-4279. email address: brenda@thimbletales.com
Janet Hartnell-Williams 
859 Walker Circle 
New Braunfels, TX 78130 
830-629-2721 
jhartnellwilliams@hotmail.com
Ann Hurst
Ahurst1016@aol.com
Leoda Jenn
Rags to Riches
4224 Trails End
Bar Nunn, WY 82601-7420
307-235-4163  
qltldy41@hotmail.com 
Nina  Johnston
Mama's Cedar Chest
666 E.N. 20th
Abilene, TX 79601
(915)677-9701  
ngjj0421@aol.com
Alan Kelchner
510-393-2566
Berkley CA
alan@alanrkelchner.com
 
Joan Kosal
koshalj@bellsouth.net 
Becky Kock
ragsnrelics@verizon.net
Jean Lester, E Tennessee
jeanlesterntown.net 
Julie McEathron, 
609 N. Eagle Pass Dr., 
Lawrence, KS 66049. 
785-550-5312

Margaret (Meg) Geiss-Mooney Textile/Costume Conservator Professional Associate, AIC
Petaluma, California 707-763-8694
Quilts a specialty Lectures & Workshops also offered
Website = www.textileconservator.com
Email = meg@textileconservator.com 

Jan Masenthin
Jan's Quilt Spa, Topeka KS
quiltsrme@icloud.com
Phone: 785-383-3509.
Kristin Morrow
I am the owner of Quilt Traditions, a small business specializing in quilt restoration/repair as well as offering handquilting/finishing and binding services. Kristinanne.morrow@gmail.com
Cindy  Myers
The Violet Unicorn
4799 Grand Ave.
Ontario , Calif. 91762
909-628-4866  
wearablart@hotmail.com 
Custom Quilt Repair and Bias Binding Restoration

With 40+ years of experience in the quilting field, I can repair and/or restore your antique (or newer) quilt. I also will replace worn out bias binding. Please email me with a picture for a quote and turn-around time. No repair is too difficult. Pricing varies depending on the extent of the repair. All repairs done with hand stitching. Located in Lancaster County, PA.

Sharon Ogden PO Box 190 Silver Spring, PA 17575 717 285-3127 

Textile Conservation Workshop, Inc.  (Patsy Orlofsky, Director)
3 Main Street
South Salem, NY 10590
Email: textile@bestweb.net
Phone: 914 763-5805
Rosalie Owen
The Quiltlady's Place
770 West First Street
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
706-632-6970 FAX
quiltlady@ellijay.com
Ruthann Parrish
Quilting by Ruthann
9341 Shady Lane
Kingston, IL 60145
815-784-5927
ruthannptbcnet.com
Laura Pedge
Laura’s Home, LLC
PO Box 3395
Grand Junction, Co 81502
email: laura@laurashome.com

Specializing in Antique quilt restoration, appraisals, hand & machine quilting and quilt history lectures and workshops. I have been restoring quilts for many years and specialize in quilt restoration from 1840 – 1980. I lecture on quilt history, and teach workshops on various quilting subjects both modern and historical. Visit my website for complete details.
Margaret Porzelius
(specializes in crazy quilts)
 mporzelius@yahoo.com 
309-744-2373
Betsy Prokop
White Plains, NY
914-946-3358
Abbi Rabeneck
Vintage Quilt Restoration
Abbi@VintageQuiltRestoration.com 
412-770-8491
Newbie Richardson 
The Costume and Textile Specialists
Richmond, VA
1-800-507-9356, 
pastcrafts@
verizon.net
Does archival cleaning of quilts
Shawn Riggs
Sisters Quilt Restoration
402-608-0434
shawnlriggs@gmail.com 
crazy quilts are our specialty
Melanie Sanford
Textile Preservation Services of Texas
PO Box 1339
Red Oak, Texas 75154
214.995.0696
info@conservingthreads.com
Full service conservation/restoration of all textiles including quilts.
Carol Scheier
Phone: 413-323-6160
Location: Belchertown, MA
Lonnie Schlough
Forget Me Not Quilt Restoration
Woodlands, Texas
281-298-1966
Sue Schreurs
schreurs_ss@yahoo.com
Memory Patch, LLC
Ruth Spencer
quilthelp.net
1783 Hwy 32
Powell, Wy 82435
307-754-2199  
Gwen Spicer, Spicer Art Conservation, LLC
gwenartcapital.net
518-765-2142 
FAX: 518 765-2142
We are a conservation/restoration studio in Delmar NY specializing in textiles.
Rebecca Streeter
Highland Park, NJ
chen08904@verizon.net
732 339 1272
I have training from the FIT gradute program in textile conservation.
Laura Syler
Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles
Teacher, Lecturer, Judge
Richardson, TX
972-345-2787
hi-spirit@airmail.net or texasquiltco@airmail.net.
Betsey Telford-Goodwin's Rocky Mountain Quilts 130 York Street York Village, Maine 03909  207-363-6800 800-762-5940
We use only same date original fabrics in the restoration of our clients' quilts, c.1780 through the 1980's. I have been in business over 22 years selling antique quilts, professional restoration using period fabrics, professional appraisals and custom quilting.  Please call or email with any further information needed or with any questions, also please visit my website for complete background, company history, services offered with details, etc.
Helen S Tiger
Rutherford, NJ 07070
201.935.5456

Full service conservation/restoration of quilts and various textiles.  Call or e-mail to discuss the specific damage and your quilt.
Asuman Tuncan
Vienna VA
703-278-8297
asuman.tuncangmail.com
 
Lori Wagner
Granny's Attic
104 North Third
McCall, ID 83638
(208)634-5313   (800)860-5921  
Susan Wallace
Great Oaks Quilt Studio
Tallahassee, Florida 32309
850-893-6641

26 years of quilt making and restoration experience. I love old quilts!
Ann Wasserman
Chicago IL area
Drew Watson Textiles
Conservation, restoration, reweaving, dying, needlework of all kinds, color restoration, fabric procurement...historic flags, quilts, dolls, samplers, folk art, etc.
P.O.Box 250270
New York, NY 10025
skype: dentonwatsons
646 462 4552
Marilyn M. Withrow
Professional Quilt Appraiser, Show Judge, Historian, Speaker, Designer, Teacher
Checotah, OK
Madelin Wolf
1025 Carleton St. #12, 
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-2063
phoebewolf5@hotmail.com
Madge Ziegler
6 Jobs Lane
Newark, DE 19711
302-234-1394
quiltzig@comcast.net

 

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