Martha has over 30 years experience in the museum field.
She has worked in various Natural History museums and
Historical museums since 1977. She has lectured and taught in Colorado, Oregon,
California and Oklahoma. Topics range from Crazy Quilts to Victorian
Undergarments to Art Quilts! Her specialty is the care and preservation of
antique quilts and textiles, including Victorian costume.
Before moving to Oklahoma in 2011, Martha resided in Oregon
and served as Project Founder and Co-Coordinator of the Oregon Quilt Project,
the state’s quilt documentation project.
Since 2003, she has been a Professional Quilt Restorer and
Textile Preservation Consultant with her own company, Quilt Restoration Services & Consulting.
will bring her examples of quilts and vintage textiles to display and discuss. For
Martha encourages you to bring your old quilts, vintage linens or clothing.