Audio Recording "I pieced one Turkey Tracks and appliqued the other."
About this Item
- "I pieced one Turkey Tracks and appliqued the other."
- Contributor Names
- Johnson, Geraldine Niva, 1940- (Interviewer)
- Stanley, Lura (Creator)
- Stanley, Lura (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Laurel Fork, Virginia
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - quilt piecing
- - applique quilts
- - turkey track quilts
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - United States -- Virginia -- Laurel Fork
- - Lura Stanley was interviewed on September 28, 1978, at her home. Geraldine Johnson described Mrs. Stanley's quilts as "truly exquisite." She grew up on a farm and learned to quilt as a child, worked as a school teacher, and now makes quilts for herself and her family. She also has some older quilts which she bought at auctions. The highlights of this interview include Mrs. Stanley's comments on individual quilts as they were photographed.
- - Transcription: LS: And, the, Turkey Tracks, that I gave my grandson is a appliqued quilt. But I pieced one and appliqued the other one. / GJ: You did? Is that right? / LS: Some people applique that and some people piece it. It's difficult to piece because it has curved seams in it, and it's hard to get it, just, just right. But, I preferred to piece it, that one, but the pattern I got, from a friend, to make the, fourteen-inch squares was an appliqued quilt, so I appliqued it. / GS: Is that right? So which, did you like one better than the other? / LS: I liked the one I pieced better. I thought it was prettier, but it was a nine-inch, little tiny square, and it made it, I think, but, the other one is pretty, too.
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- Sound tape reel : 7 in.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1982/009: BR8-GJ-R107
- Source Collection
- Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1982/009)
- American Folklife Center
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Chicago citation style:
Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Lura Stanley, and Lura Stanley. "I pieced one Turkey Tracks and appliqued the other.". Laurel Fork, Virginia, 1978. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000207/.
APA citation style:
Johnson, G. N., Stanley, L. & Stanley, L. (1978) "I pieced one Turkey Tracks and appliqued the other.". Laurel Fork, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000207/.
MLA citation style:
Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Lura Stanley, and Lura Stanley. "I pieced one Turkey Tracks and appliqued the other.". Laurel Fork, Virginia, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/qlt000207/>.