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Published: 2/26/2012


Collect Call: Gergich's Quilts, Glass

Lynette Gergich of Monclova Township decorated her home around an enormous quilt, which soon was joined by other patchwork pieces. She also collects contemporary and Depression glass, as well as antique cookie cutters. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Lynette Gergich sits in her living room under the quilt that first spurred her collecting passion. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lynette Gergich sits in her living room under the quilt that first spurred her collecting passion.
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Enlarge | Buy This Photo "I love black and I love bursts of color," Gergich says.
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A detail of one of Gergich's quilts from her collection. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A detail of one of Gergich's quilts from her collection.
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Enlarge | Buy This Photo "It's my Picasso," Gergich says of the 92-by-110-inch, black eyed susan flower-patterned wall hanging.
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Lynette Gergich displays some of her glass collection in her kitchen. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lynette Gergich displays some of her glass collection in her kitchen.
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A glass bowl holds decorative balls also made of glass. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A glass bowl holds decorative balls also made of glass.
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Lynette Gergich's daughter Amanda Gergich made this purple-swirled glass bowl. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lynette Gergich's daughter Amanda Gergich made this purple-swirled glass bowl.
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Antique cookie cutters made by Lynette Gergich's great-grandfather. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Antique cookie cutters made by Lynette Gergich's great-grandfather.
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Enlarge | Buy This Photo "I love to be surrounded by the people I love and the things I love," Gergich says.
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