Catherine Noll Litwinow


2585 Hunter Road, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Telephone (563) 332-8588 E-mail: 



Biographical Information 

Quilts, their stories, and quilt makers inspire Catherine. She helped with quilt registration and documentation for Iowa and Illinois Quilt Research Projects. She documented textiles at the Cody Homestead after receiving a grant from MVQG. She has course work in restoration, fabric dating, and quilt appraisal.

Catherine’s work has been displayed in the Quad-Cities; Kalona, IA; Cedar Falls, IA; Waterloo, IA; Lima, OH; Lincoln, NE; Clarksville, TN; Indianapolis, IN; San Diego, CA; Austin Peavy University; and, Quilter's Newsletter Magazine. She has won awards from the Mississippi Valley Quilter’s Guild and Iowa Quilters Guild. She has had quilts featured in the Oct. 1994 and Dec. 1995 “Quilting Today,” Issues 71, 79, 80 and 81 of “Traditional Quiltworks, and the Fall 1995 “Country Quilts.” Catherine is listed in “Who’s Who in Quilting in America” by AQS, has comments in “Busy Quilter’s Survival Guide,” was a featured collector at Quilt America in Indianapolis, IN, and lead a round table discussion for AQSG. Her "Stars and Wishes" was selected for the Grinnell College, IA Master Quilts Exhibit.

Professional Affiliations 

American Quilter’s Society 

American Quilt Study Group


IQG (serving as president and program chair)


History Related Lectures and Workshops