Audio Recording "I got the Cathedral Windows pattern from a neighbor."
About this Item
- "I got the Cathedral Windows pattern from a neighbor."
- Contributor Names
- Johnson, Geraldine Niva, 1940- (Interviewer)
- Patton, Ila, 1905-2001 (Interviewee)
- Patton, Ila, 1905-2001 (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Galax, Virginia
- Subject Headings
- - Quilt patterns
- - cathedral windows quilts
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - United States -- Virginia -- Galax
- - Geraldine Johnson described Ila Patton's quilts as "not fancy, but very interesting and well made." They include utility crazy and strip quilts, as well as a recent Cathedral Window, which is a novelty construction popular in the 1970s. The variety of Mrs. Patton's quilts, her recollections of learning to quilt from her grandmother, and her primary interest in making quilts for family rather than to sell are some of the key elements brought out in this "very useful and informative" interview.
- - Transcription: GJ: And then upstairs you've got the Cathedral Window that we're going to take a photo of. When did you make that one? / IP: Well, that's been oh four or five winters ago, I guess. / GJ: So that's your most recent [yeah] the most recent quilt [yeah] you've made. [yeah] Where'd you get that pattern, for the Cathedral Window? / IP: Well, I got it of a neighbor that, she quilts a awful lot. I just got the pattern, she just showed us how to fix it.
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- Sound tape reel : 7 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1982/009: BR8-GJ-R91
- Source Collection
- Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1982/009)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Ila Patton, and Ila Patton. "I got the Cathedral Windows pattern from a neighbor.". Galax, Virginia, 1978. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000034/.
APA citation style:
Johnson, G. N., Patton, I. & Patton, I. (1978) "I got the Cathedral Windows pattern from a neighbor.". Galax, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000034/.
MLA citation style:
Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Ila Patton, and Ila Patton. "I got the Cathedral Windows pattern from a neighbor.". Galax, Virginia, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/qlt000034/>.