Quilt Appraisals and Why You Need Them

Quilts are so much more than fabric in a pattern. They are works of art, family heirlooms, and precious mementos passed down through generations. As a certified quilt appraiser, Lynn Rinehart knows a thing or two about determining the value of a quilt. There are many reasons why you should consider doing a quilt appraisal, whether for insurance purposes or to protect the quilt's value when shipping it or displaying it in a show.

Lynn breaks down quilt appraisals and shows you ways to understand your quilt's value and history. Learn how to professionally label and display antique, vintage, or new quilts. She explains different preservation methods, determining if a quilt is worth saving, and more in this fun and informative lecture.

What you will learn

  • Get best practices for displaying a treasured quilt

  • Understand different perspectives on measuring a quilt’s value

  • Use Lynn’s list of certified appraisers to help get you started

  • Best practices for storing, cleaning and caring for your quilts

  • The importance of a quilt label and what to include

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.

Quilt Appraisal, Quilt Care

Quilt appraisal is not just for heirlooms. Learn about quilt appraisal and quilt care in this fun, informative lecture.

Course Curriculum

  • Intro to Quilt Appraisal

    1 Video 1 Text

  • Why Get An Appraisal?

    3 Videos

  • Quilt Care

    1 Video 1 Text

  • Displaying a Quilt

    1 Video

  • Labeling Your Quilts

    3 Videos

  • What Does a Ring and Quilt Have in Common?

    1 Video 2 Texts