The Smithsonian has announced that they will start a digitization project of their collections. This is definitely great, because it will make their collections more accessible. I am sure they will include their quilts as well. No idea how long it will take, but definitely something to anticipate.
clipped from www.cnn.com

Smithsonian to put its 137 million-object collection online

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution will work to digitize its collections to make science, history and cultural artifacts accessible online and dramatically expand its outreach to schools, the museum complex’s new chief said Monday.

The Smithsonian Institution's new chief wants to bring in Web gurus to find creative ways to present artifacts online.
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