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Collect Call: Gergich's Quilts, Glass

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Lynette Gergich sits in her living room under the quilt that first spurred her collecting passion.

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"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.

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"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.

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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.

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Antique cookie cutters made by Lynette Gergich's great-grandfather.

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"I love to be surrounded by the people I love and the things I love," Gergich says.

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