About Us

 

Quilts, Inc. is the parent company of two shows for the public and two trade shows for the quilting and soft crafts industry shown below. It is headed by Karoline (Karey) Bresenhan,
founder and president.

 

SHOWS FOR THE PUBLIC

International Quilt Festival/Houston, founded in 1974

International Quilt Festival/Chicago (2003-2010, 2013-)

 

TRADE SHOWS FOR QUILTING & SOFT CRAFTS

International Quilt Market/Houston, founded in 1979

International Quilt Market/Spring, founded in 1981
(this show is held in different cities across the country)

 

OTHER PROGRAMS BY QUILTS

 

THE INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL COLLECTION

Quilts, Inc. has a fine collection of antique and contemporary quilts, which has been featured in many articles, as well as in a book, Celebrate Great Quilts!