Leah Zieber is a quilt historian and quilt maker from
Temecula, CA specializing in Antique Reproduction Quilts from the nineteenth century. Her reproduction quilts have been exhibited across the country and most recently published in Stars: A Study of 19th Century Star Quilts and In War Time: A Study of Civil War Era Quilts 1850-1865.
Leah has worked closely with several Southern California collectors
cataloging, managing and independently researching their textile
collections. Her own collection of antique quilts and related textile items
spans one hundred and eighty years and she shares her knowledge of
American quilt history using her collection in lectures and workshops.
Her talk on January 9 is an antique quilts trunk show on children’s and doll
quilts. Step into the secret world of children and their dolls. Through antique and vintage quilts, trade advertising and images you will learn the important role children held in the American household and the significance their tiny treasures still hold today.