Audio Recording "I've never done much quilting with a group."
About this Item
- "I've never done much quilting with a group."
- Contributor Names
- Johnson, Geraldine Niva, 1940- (Interviewer)
- Stanley, Lura (Creator)
- Stanley, Lura (Interviewee)
- Created / Published
- Laurel Fork, Virginia
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - aesthetics
- - quilting bees
- - quilting groups
- - 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: GJ: Do you ever quilt in groups? / LS: I'd love to, but we don't, haven't started, our senior club could do that. But, I think maybe, the fancy quilting I do, I don't believe people could get around, could, could, if they're not used to doing it, I don't think they would be willing to try. You know, with different people that would, probably we wouldn't have as good a product. Wouldn't be as, it would have too many different kinds of quilting. I think it would be too difficult to do fancy quilting on, with a group. We could do the fans with a group, and I think we could, it would be an enjoyable thing. But I've never done much, quilting with a group.
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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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Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Lura Stanley, and Lura Stanley. "I've never done much quilting with a group.". Laurel Fork, Virginia, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000209/. (Accessed June 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Johnson, G. N., Stanley, L. & Stanley, L. (1978) "I've never done much quilting with a group.". Laurel Fork, Virginia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000209/.
MLA citation style:
Johnson, Geraldine Niva, Lura Stanley, and Lura Stanley. "I've never done much quilting with a group.". Laurel Fork, Virginia, 1978. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000209/>.