Judy Murrah

Photos

QSOS_024_a.jpg

Title

Judy Murrah

Subject

Quiltmakers
Patchwork quilts
Sewing
Quilting
Quilting shops
Sewing machines
Quilting--Patterns
Quilting--Periodicals

Description

Judy Murrah was the director of education for the International Quilt Festival. She talks about how she learned to sew as a child, and how she taught herself how to quilt as a young adult. She became known for her books on wearables (quilted fashion pieces). Murrah talks about how her family supports her work, but she does not like when deadlines take her away from her family. She describes her relationship with Karey Bresenhan who got her into teaching and the quilting culture.

Identifier

2019oh0540_qsosiqf0024
QSOS_024

Interviewee

Judy Murrah

Interviewer

JoAnn Pospisil

Interview sponsor

Mary Elizabeth Kinch

Interview Keyword

Wearables
Quilting books
Family support
Strip quilting--Patterns
Nine patch quilts
Machine quilting--Patterns
Appliqué--Patterns
Strip quilting


Citation

“Judy Murrah,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 22, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2474.