This article is unbelievably out of touch with reality. Quilting is a $3B+ industry in the USA today. Quilts that are made by US artists are cherished by family members, displayed in museums, and considered some of the top art in the country today. These heirlooms deserve to be preserved in archives such as that at University Of Nebraska in Lincoln. You all have a great quilt legacy in TN - I can't imagine how your quilt makers must feel after reading this article.